ANIMA is Thom Yorke at his finest and most dialed-in in his out of Radiohead multiverse. It reeks of that classic Thom Yorkey essence with enough newness to leave you asking: How is he still doing this so well?
When all the cogs line up, the Fruit Bats machine purrs—something magical happens and flight takes place. Despite the unexciting way you might describe the music in writing, the truth is, Fruit Bats bring life to the much trodden paths. Gold Past Life is their best and most endearing work since the now decade old The Ruminant Band.