Animal Collective’s 80’s Revisionism

The new Animal Collective album Merriweather Post Pavilion may be a critical favorite, but count me as one who just doesn’t get it, sorry. The music is rehashed 80’s synth grooves at best, without the catchy tunefulness of, say, A-Ha or Ultravox or even Haircut 100 to back it up. Case in point, the band’s new video for the song “My Girls,” which is five minutes of music in search of a song:

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s