Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It’s Blitz!

Three years in the making, It’s Blitz! has been billed as another departure for New York’s Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Upon their inception, only cretins would fail to notice that there was something else evident in the band, something more than rhythms and dances, something more adventurous and characterful that needed teasing out. While The Von Bondies, The Datsuns and The D4 proved their worth and enjoyed comparatively un-notable careers, the increasingly unconventional trio return with an album that shows their work’s culmination. If anything, there’s still room for them to expand and produce something further-reaching, but this is a fine example of a band realising that they are no longer encumbered with the trappings of the pop song, and determined to express that. (More)

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