> The latter part, yes. But not the lack of variety. The final cue, as well
> as the source cues and that techno cue do vary it a bit. Still, the amount
> of 50's swing can be significant enough to get on the nerves.
Well, my reply to this would be there are a few other cues I certainly wouldn't call "50s swing" on the album, like Ichni-Si-San (or whatever it is) "Weird is Good" "Pool lights" "Pygmies" etc. But hey, whatever gets on your nerves gets on your nerves.
> On a side note: given the right mood, it might not get on the nerves at
Yeah, with a score like Matstick Men you gotta have just the right time/mood to play it and enjoy best. Driving around town I find is a lot of fun.
> I could be in left field on this one... but I didn't see the
> contradiction. One part critiques the listenability of one section of the
> score, while the other part critics another cue for not fitting in with
> the rest of it.
You didn't make it very clear to me that the first part of the paragraph was only talking about one section of the score. I thought you meant the whole CD...