Courtesy of Beach House
Simon Vozick-Levinson
February 03, 2010 AT 05:00 AM EST

Teen Dream

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
genre
Indie Rock

We gave it an A-

This Baltimore duo’s first two albums were intent on mastering one specific sound: spare, sleepy psychedelia. On their third LP, Teen Dream, they evolve at last, adding more variety behind Victoria Legrand’s wonderfully weary vocals. ? None of the changes are drastic, but together they’re just enough to cover Beach House’s once-monochrome canvases with washes of brilliant color. A?

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Brightly shimmering single Norway at myspace.com
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