The Slow Rush [Indie Color] (LP)
Is The Slow Rush Tame Impala’s masterpiece? The band’s breakthrough album, 2012’s Lonerism certainly garnered the Aussie band a dedicated legion of fans but their latest record showcases a band that’s on top of its game. Never has the band’s 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.