Columbia Mills – The Perfect Day

The Last Mixed Tape

Columbia Mills

The Last Mixed Tape reviews The Perfect Day, the sophomore E.P. from Bray based indietronica act Columbia Mills. 

Big on sound and scope, Columbia Mill’s sophomore E.P. The Perfect Day is a handsomely mounted successor to the group’s darkly brooding debut Factory Settings.

While many follow-up E.P’s work as a “road test” for a forthcoming album or redo of a debut with better production, The Perfect Day interestingly feels like a record that had to be made, in order to complete the journey we first embarked upon with Factory Settings. Indeed, this is a record about closure.

And while the opening songs ‘The Advanced Stages of Out of Control’ and ‘Same Shame’ sound like the natural counterparts to the booming reverberated atmosphere of ‘Never Gonna Look At You The Same’ (Columbia Mills debut single), there seems to be an added sense of something else just over the…

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