Foxygen Take The Kids Off Broadway on LP
Foxygen is the young bi-coastal songwriting duo of vocalist Sam France of Washington state and guitarist/keyboardist Jonathan Rado of New York. They are the raw, de-Wes Andersonization of The Rolling Stones, Kinks, Velvets, Bowie, etc. that a whole mess of young people desperately need. At the same time, they pull a very Anderson-type move wherein they paint an impressionistic and hyper-real (and instantly recognizable) portrait of specific places and times, and blurring the lines between time and place.
Yet, it never comes across as anything but absolutely modern music. They bring the freewheeling qualities of someone like Ariel Pink to those aforementioned influences to make for one of the most refreshing listens of the year. They are the real deal and total savants. Jagjaguwar is proud to introduce you to Foxygen and their bedroom masterpiece Take the Kids Off Broadway mixed by Richard Swift. The album is an intriguing, bedroom-recorded prelude to their Swift-produced full-length planned for late 2012.
Foxygen Take The Kids Off Broadway Track Listing:
1. Abandon My Toys
2. Make It Known
3. Take The Kids Off Broadway
4. Waitin' 4 U
5. Teenage Alien Blues
6. Why Did I Get Married?
7. Middle School Dance (Song For Richard Swift)