4 Songs, 13 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

A thrilling companion piece to 2016’s delirious Painting With.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Apple Digital Master

EDITORS’ NOTES

A thrilling companion piece to 2016’s delirious Painting With.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Cocteau twins fan ,

Huge improvement!

AnCo are back with some of their best tracks in years! Missed hearing Avey Tare yell!

Shibby_Dude :D ,

Painting With a Little More Color

Better than Painting With. If you notice, I wasn't very positive with my thoughts on that album, but this is nice. It still takes the colorful, busy approach, but making the songs a little more colorful and interesting. Sure there's still the squelchy synth, but it's a little more tolerable. Kinda Bonkers is a cute sound like Beach Boys meets a Native American tribe. Jimmy Mack is fun and dancy. Peacemaker takes the vocal swapping approach that Painting With used way too much of, but make it more aesthetically pleasing. Didn't care too much for Goalkeeper, but it's still better than a lot of Painting With.

It's not a perfect EP, and I have to say I miss their freak folk days when they churned out classic album after classic album. I will take this as a step forward though and maybe this is a sign of them getting back on track? Let's hope.

Peace_Pilgrim ,

Painting With Them

As a professional house painter I can attest to the validity of the colorful quality of this EP. Stylistically it bears much resemblance to their last studio album. Crisp and finely produced it is a look into the molten core of their inspirations and unique talents. "Kinda Bonkers" breaths fresh life into the AnCo collection. This is also the highlight of the album."Peacemaker" continues the call and repeat that has seemingly become their new staple. "GoalKeeper" feels bouncy and exciting, like it could have been pulled from Merriweather. On "Jimmy Mack" we are transported back to the days of Spirits/Manatee with beautiful production and catchy musical accompaniment. In summary this album is a beautiful window into the musical minds of some of the greatest musicians of our time.

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