Detwiije ‎– Would You Rather Be Followed By Forty Ducks For The Rest Of Your Life?

Gizeh Records ‎– GZH13
CD, Album


1 Would You Rather Be Followed By Forty Ducks For The Rest Of Your Life? 6:31
2 Misspelt Dutch Architect 15:08
3 POP 3:24
4 La Guerre Des Mondes 14:39

Companies, etc.



Recorded in November 2004 at Cowshed Studios, London.
Total CD duration 40'00
p & c 2005 detwiije, all rights reserved
Made in England

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 060078 520522
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV31
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI RZ01
  • Matrix / Runout: || CD || GZH13 || 12968 ||


Reviews Show All 2 Reviews

Add Review



March 3, 2006
edited over 11 years ago

'Post Rock', for all it's worthiness, is perhaps one of the most stale genres around. Once you've spied that term, you pretty much know what you're in for: quite beginnings, plinky-plonky guitar lines, then military-style rhythms, followed by the money shot of the effects pedal finale. To their credit, Detwiije don't always stick to the textbook post rock song structures, but they also fail to do anything interesting outside them.

There are moments of quality - the first few minutes of the opener is quite intense, but soon dissolves into pointless noodling, and much the same could be same for the closing track (of which a more succinct edit featured on their debut EP).

Live, they are a different beast entirely - dynamic performances, healthy doses of all out noise, all the good stuff. Hopefully their future releases will show a little less restraint.


February 2, 2006
edited over 12 years ago
Indeed, this Detwiije CD is not that good, nor is their CD5". Typical instrumental post rock. Violins, crescendos, generic guitar riffs. Nothing new, nothing unique. But you can't judge it on that. If you're listening to this, it's because you like instrumental rock. You're not going to expect to hear something amazing like the first time you heard some Godspeed You! Black Emperor. You're going to hear typical instrumental post rock. Tolerable stuff. I've listened to it a few times in moderation and don't get bored of it.

Overall, enjoyable. Since hearing this, I'm waiting patiently to hear what they do next. Indeed, this isnt something you want to buy. It's nothing amazing. I just wish it was longer. I hate 40 minute albums.