The new album by some The Bleachers, professionals of contemporary pop, is precisely what you expect: simple to listen to, familiar, as well as catchy. It’s likewise much more experimental than anything they’ve done before. as well as that’s not always a great thing. When you make formulaic pop–even if you make very, extremely great formulaic pop–drifting outside the expected variety has specific risks. The great news is, this album succeeds much much more commonly than it fails.
Plus: A guest appearance by Carly Rae Jepsen!