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Odd Blood

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Yeasayer, Odd Blood | STRANGE REUNIONS Yeasayer
Jason Frank Rothenberg

Odd Blood

Current Status:
In Season
Indie Rock

We gave it a B-

On their second disc, Odd Blood, Brooklyn’s Yeasayer re-invent themselves as avant-popsters, toying with the sounds of Duran Duran, Yaz, and the Cure. The hookless songs barely make an impression, but the exuberance of most tracks should ease the pain of anyone bemoaning Yeasayer’s defection to pop music. B ?

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