Wolf Parade is alert, attentive, and upbeat on Expo 86
, the third record in their already fairly epic lineage. It's easy to see the sprawling road of Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner's co-existence here, the two having a history of trading off songwriting (and each supplementing themselves with side projects). Predictably, on the third group effort, they work in tandem more than bumping heads. At Mt. Zoomer
, for all its cohesion, still had clear delineations. The lines are fading fast as Wolf Parade cements it's place as one of the most deserving "hip" bands on the market, simultaneously credible and cool (a feat often claimed, but not delivered).
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MP3: "Ghost Pressure" (Expo 86)
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