TAME IMPALA - SLOW RUSH LP (GREEN)
Is The Slow Rush Tame Impala’s masterpiece? The band’s breakthrough, 2012’s Lonerism, certainly garnered the Aussie band a dedicated legion of fans but their latest album showcases a band that’s on top of its game. Never has their output felt so gloriously complete: the production is vibrant and surprising, the melodies textured and lush, the lyrics readily balancing the tough times with an admirably unstoppable joie de vivre. Listening to The Slow Rush feels like a gift. In a world that’s so tumultuous and confusing, this collection of songs serves up instant sunshine.