- Summary: Tortoise's John McEntire takes over as producer from Roger Moutenot (who worked on the band's releases since 1993) on the 13th release from the New Jersey indie rock trio.
- Record Label: Matador
- Genre(s): Pop/Rock
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I am very disappointed that I have discovered them so late. They should have been in my music rotation for years. This is a very sophisticated and sublime album that asks you to press the replay button. Their sound is 2013 and it's great to see old hands set the trend for the youth of today. I am now going to go through the catalogue.… Expand
This is YLT like you've never heard them before. It extends beyond the scope of their typical style, seamlessly incorporating a caliber of orchestration that few bands are able to create. The songs are varied yet cohesive, soft yet impactful, indirect yet focused. What surprises me the most is that I never really got into these guys, but this album speaks to me in a different way. Old fans might label Fade as a 'comeback album', but it's going to bring them new fans too.
If you appreciate indie pop on any level, then this is a must listen. Without a doubt, an early contender for best of 2013.… Collapse
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