But unlike Pavement, the wandering composition that opens the song is serene and evocative; Bejar is content to let the Spanish guitar line and the flute melody sit in space. Nothing about this song feels forced, and each component develops at its own pace. The format shifts from spacey ambiance to straightforward rock but maintains its ambling attitude, incorporating a palm-muted guitar line, distant horns, a saxophone, and a very brief appearance by a female back-up singer. These disparate elements are free to mingle and combine in new ways so that the 8-plus-minute song never feels boring. Placed squarely in the middle of Kaputt, "Suicide Demo For Kara Walker" is a perfect representation of the album as a whole: interesting, lively, and heavy on the saxophone.
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