I gave into my poptimism years ago! The album has a few spectacular songs. Seriously, go give "More Than A Memory" or "Hurt So Good" a listen. I revisited this album after seeing it pop up on a lot of year end lists from folks I respect and I'm glad I did!
I think its awesome. She's not for me but I can see why people like her.
5/28 - Purity Ring
6/2 - St. Vincent
6/6 - Cake
6/10 - Temples
6/13 - The Toadies
6/15 - Gogol Bordello
6/18 - The War On Drugs
6/26 - Surfer Blood
7/20 - Primus/Dinosaur Jr.
8/9 - Deftones/Death From Above 1979
9/29 - Alt-J
I think it's solid. There's definitely better music to float around in the sky to though.
Give us a list? Maybe someone is going to float around in the sky later.
Well to start off with, I think this is a much better version of the ideas that he was trying to pursue:
Also, if you haven't checked out Youth Lagoon's album from last year, Year of Hibernation, it has a similar aesthetic: lo-fi falsetto vocals, dense production that flirts with electronic influences, and vaguely lonely and distraught lyrical themes.