Scott Reynolds and his guitar mastery provide us with a new experience within the songwriting world. A mixture of bard-style song and spoken word kind of humor.
Some things are better left dead, and buried. The past is one of those things, and for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, that age-old adage rings painfully true.
It is safe to say that Kurt Vile has sort of strayed from his lo-fi upbringings and has honed in on a more polished “psychedelic Americana” type of sound that most listeners can identify him with.
All-in-all, “Haley’s Comet” serves as a proverbial sign marker for Kenton Place. It is a snapshot of a particular moment in time within the young band’s history. For listeners, the track represents something of a lesson in life, and that while denial is a stage we all must face at one point or another, still, the sensation itself is fleeting, much in the way the actual Haley’s Comet is – if you’ve got the stomach to survive it.