I still don’t buy that “Go” was written for Rihanna. Not her type of sound at all. I feel like that was just a made up rumor to help get Grimes some traction to push it as a single.
Dang, between his recent producer work and this I’m kinda feeling like the world could use a Carney solo album.
I am a big fan of this system, mostly because it’s given me the chance to be in the front row for a Grouplove-Phantogram-Local Natives-Atmosphere day and a Palma Violets-Two Door Cinema Club-Vampire Weekend-Phoenix day.
Fuck, Humbug. I mean Cornerstone is a track on it, so close enough right?
Man I can’t wait for a Sunbather follow up. I love playing that album for friends because many of them immediately hate it due to the overarching black metal sound, but those that don’t discount it right away and really listen find that incredible mix of genres that you described that makes them a special band.
I’ll agree that their first couple albums are their best, but we I’m glad they grew out of that sound.
Do we really want 30 year old guys who’ve been in the business a decade, 5 albums deep, talking about and sounding like the stuff on Beneath the Boardwalk? That’d probably just be sad.
That said, Cornerstone is the only album of theirs that I don’t adore, and I still like it. I could maybe have gotten this list down to 30 songs before I gave up because they’ve got too many great tracks.
Naw man, some of they just feature Rostam Batmanglij.
Props for working an X-Files reference in there at the end.
Fuck; this is great. It totally sounds like an Islands song with the spirit of the Unicorns. A bit more Islands than Unicorns, but that’s not at all bad.
*blend into everything else