As the singles came out I was growing weary of this record, I couldn't quite contextualize them and they didn't seem to have their own identity, other than 'borderline.' With context, however, everything fits incredibly well. This is a beautiful album, certainly Tame Impala but with an identity all its own.
This record is highly considered, highly labored, and sonically perfect. Lyrically, I don't quite think it lives up to past records, but that's okay, because you can still feel that the ... read more