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Old 10-31-2016, 05:32 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Currents is the third studio album by Australian rock band Tame Impala, released on 17 July 2015 by Modular Recordings and Universal Music Australia in Australia, Fiction Records in Europe and Interscope Records in the United States. Like the group's previous two albums, Currents was written, recorded, performed, and produced by primary member Kevin Parker. For the first time, Parker also mixed the music. It was also the first time that Parker recorded all instruments by himself; the album featured no other collaborators.

After the release of the group's previous album, Lonerism (2012), Parker began work on Currents, largely recording at his home studio in Fremantle. He engrossed himself with writing and recording, and in keeping with his reputation as a musical auteur, laboured over the details of each song, ultimately causing the release date to be delayed by two months. In contrast to the psychedelic rock sound of the project's prior work, Currents marks a shift to more dance-oriented music, with more emphasis placed on synthesisers than guitars. Parker was inspired to seek a change out of desire to hear Tame Impala's music played in dance clubs and a more communal setting. Thematically, the record is about the process of personal transformation, which many critics interpreted to be the result of a romantic break-up. The album's cover art depicting vortex shedding is a visualisation of these themes.

Currents was preceded by the release of the singles "Let It Happen", "'Cause I'm a Man", "Disciples", and "Eventually". Like its predecessors, the album received critical acclaim, and it became the group's best charting release, debuting at number one in Australia, number three in the United Kingdom, and at number four in the United States. Currents has sold over 120,000 copies in North America as of December 2015. It appeared on various critics' year-end lists of the best albums of 2015. At the 2015 ARIA Music Awards, Currents was awarded Best Rock Album and Album of the Year.
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No. Title Length
1. "Let It Happen" 7:46
2. "Nangs" 1:47
3. "The Moment" 4:15
4. "Yes I'm Changing" 4:30
5. "Eventually" 5:19
6. "Gossip" 0:55
7. "The Less I Know the Better" 3:38
8. "Past Life" 3:47
9. "Disciples" 1:48
10. "'Cause I'm a Man" 4:01
11. "Reality in Motion" 4:12
12. "Love/Paranoia" 3:06
13. "New Person, Same Old Mistakes" 6:02
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51:06
anyone listen to this? i searched the forums and didnt find a thread for it. every song is good, it was a different sound from the lonerism and made the band just more. more pop sounding songs rather than rockish songs songs..i give the album a 5/5.






edit: forgot to add a poll :/
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Probably my fav Tame Impala record. They got a lot of slack for cutting out the guitar sound but I think this album was the perfect progression.
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Old 10-31-2016, 06:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Probably my fav Tame Impala record. They got a lot of slack for cutting out the guitar sound but I think this album was the perfect progression.
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Yeah, probably my favorite as well. I just love some of the bass lines. As a bass player, of course. I remember seeing 'em open up (a few years ago before Currents dropped)-open up for the Flaming Lips...who they quite frankly blew out of the water. Yeah, great band. I hope they keep churning and burning!
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the best album they have done. always on my turn table and one of my fravorite albums of 2015
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My least favorite of their/his 3 albums, but still pretty good. Not as much into the techno-pop stuff as the psych rock/pop of his 2 previous albums, but was still worth the price.

Last song is by far the best on the album.
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Old 11-07-2016, 05:22 AM   #7 (permalink)
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the best album they have done. always on my turn table and one of my fravorite albums of 2015
with the electroness of the album, more remixes are made.

i still have it on my albums in spotify. at first i wondered if i wouldnt like it but i do
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Love that album. 'Reality in Motion' is my favorite!
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Love that album. 'Reality in Motion' is my favorite!
I'll listen to that one, sweet album title

Started off listening to them with the Currents album but i like their others too, but love this one! next time i do some drawing or work i'll throw on the other albums fully
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im going to check this out again, i was really into this album
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