Chandelier Musings Like the Smashing Pumpkins, Comet favor long dreamy melodies and wispy vocals over thick guitars, heavily ornamented drumming, pulsing bass, and keening strings. The group… Chandelier Musings Like the Smashing Pumpkins, Comet favor long dreamy melodies and wispy vocals over thick guitars, heavily ornamented drumming, pulsing bass, and keening strings. The group… Comet Rock
Music Review

Music Review: 'Chandelier Musings' (1996)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Lead Performance: Comet; Genre: Rock

Like the Smashing Pumpkins, Comet favor long dreamy melodies and wispy vocals over thick guitars, heavily ornamented drumming, pulsing bass, and keening strings. The group manages to avoid Billy Corgan's self-pitying, sensitive-boy moping and, on Chandelier Musings, gives us a hint of what the Pumpkins might sound like if they had a sense of humor. B+

Originally posted Nov 15, 1996 Published in issue #353 Nov 15, 1996 Order article reprints