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'Depression Cherry' by Beach House: EW review

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Shawn Brackbill

Depression Cherry

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
release date:
08/28/15
performer:
Beach House
music label:
82831
genre:
Alternative Rock

We gave it an A-

Over five albums, the Baltimore dream-pop duo have provided plenty of fodder for late-night comedowns on the couch. But on their latest, they go grandiose with weighty tunes that explore love and melancholy. Singer Victoria Legrand has a refreshingly unshowy croon that’s one of the most seductive in pop, and her gorgeous synth drones and guitarist Alex Scally’s effects-laden riffs are exquisite. Cue up the breezy “PPP” and bliss out. A–