6 Songs, 14 Minutes


Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.


Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

PillowSnake1 ,

A true masterpiece...

The first time I heard these guys was in a basement at a record party listening to this album on vinyl. Right after we listened to all of the songs everyone demanded the guy who brought it to tell us where we could all get copies! In my opinion, the best songs on the album are “Duck or Ape” and “Just a Fan” because they took me on a musical journey, unlike other new songs these days. This album is exquisite because of its deep lyrics, amazing hooks, and overall superb musicianship. I encourage anyone who digs new alternative rock, synth pop, and any kind of music with a vintage twist to check this out!

Catty Fan ,

This Won

You must listen. One is left with that "whatever I just heard, I need to hear again" feeling, in fact, that "over and over and over again" feeling. I can't comment so much on the musical "complexities" of the EP, but I can say it does more than stand out. It does more than leave you aching with...something, in a good way, a great way. The songs are beautifully woven together, and eclectic, all simultaneously. His vocals, pretty to say the least, combined with heart-wrenching lyrics and infectious melodies will have you wanting to cry and groove and then hear it all again. The subject matter, seemingly the ordinary lovesick melodrama, is anything but. Change, death, and solitude, maybe a little self-loathing (and even some good ol' fashioned kidnapping) seep from every inch of the EP. Opening with "I Can't Handle Change," it starts off with sheer beauty in musical form, and it continues on through each track. "Heart for Brains" will leave a twinge of heaviness on your emotions, twinge-ing in an un-negative light. "Baby Bride Rag" catches you off guard with its "doo-wop" taken in a new direction, and is followed beautifully by "Christmas Kids." Dance away, but it probably isn't what you think it's about, which really doesn't detract from its catchiness at all. I Can't Handle Change is the perfect pseudo-pop EP, with a little something for everybody. I'd like to commend Mr. Evans on his work, and please, keep it coming!

Davey Charles ,

Great pop album

This is one of those gems that come out of Phoenix, a wonderful pop album with hooks in all the right places.

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