December 17, 2012
You'd think the French indie pop-rockers of Phoenix would have wanted to strike while the iron was hot, after 2009's "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix" massively increased their exposure and led to a headlining slot at Lollapalooza. Nope, they waited until now for the follow-up. Considering Thomas Mann's comment that the new record is ¿very experimental ¿ very minimal music," don¿t expect any danceable, "1901"-style party-starters.
Excitement level: 4