Invisible People

Chicano Batman - Invisible People
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2020 Ratings: #731 / 809
User Score
Based on 74 ratings
2020 Ratings: #472
Liked by 3 people
May 1, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
ATO / Label
Indie Pop / Genres
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Underneath all the cool gloss are pleas of empathy and togetherness, along with some elliptical protest tunes, and while those songs do lend Invisible People some topical gravity, the album is fleet on its feet, a sleek and breezy pancultural party.

They start the album reminding us how sweet, naïve but bittersweet final 00s/early 10s indie music has been, sounding like Miami Horror’s Illumination or Miike Snow’s debut. Its tropical synthpop environment created makes you time-travel and have a cool vibe. Lyrically they come soft daydreaming about love « I just want to love you / I need you to love me / I just want to love you / We can fall in love now » but they are quite better writers when they talk ... read more
Favorite Tracks: Color My Life, Blank Slate, Invisible People
I'm getting hints of SoKo and Tame Impala from this album.

Favourite Tracks : Color my life
Least Favourite : Blank Slate
I'm surprised how low the rating is. I personally feel this album is ahead of it's time and the expieremental direction Chicano Batman took really blends a lot of different styles in a beautiful harmony.

Invisible People really hits home for me but there is a lot appealing to the ear. The whole album is at the very least a funky togetherness expierence.

From beginning to end is how I recommend listening to it.
Just let it flow...
Freedom is Free's more... well, free sound is what held together their first album; this very studio-touched sophisti-pop turn is fine, though, as it comes with an upgrade to their songwriting.
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Added on: February 25, 2020