‘Foxygen’ in no way foxy

Similar Artists: Syd Barrett, White Fence, Sic Alps, Woods
Rating: C-
Courtesy of Band Camp
Similar Artists: Syd Barrett, White Fence, Sic Alps, Woods<br>Rating: C-<br>Courtesy of Band Camp
Similar Artists: Syd Barrett, White Fence, Sic Alps, Woods
Rating: C-
Courtesy of Band Camp

With the album name We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic, I was expecting fast techno style music,with lyrics that come naturally to any rebel of society. Unfortunately, I was highly disappointed by this album. Not only did the Ambassadors manage to put me to sleep, but their lyrics made no sense to me, a high school junior in an AP Literature class. Their mellow and monotonous music does nothing to emphasize the strange lyrics, alternately making it harder to truly understand what the artists were trying to express. If the music was a bit faster and more expressive, then the songs would be vastly improved, but still not good by any means. The track “San Francisco” sounds like a messed up lullaby, containing a jumbled fragment of words that make close to no sense. My opinion should be obvious by this point; this album is a large disappointment, but they do hold some potential.

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