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Gossamer

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What started when Michael Angelakos self-recorded a Valentine’s Day EP as a gift for his girlfriend has now evolved into a Boston-based quintet with a thoroughly amazing sophomore album. “Take a Walk” picks up where Passion Pit’s praised 2009 debut, Manners, left off. But there’s an almost urgent confidence pushing these melodies into anthemic exuberance, as Angelakos sings about building a fortress of love around his family while the economy comes crashing down over them. “I’ll Be Alright” finds Passion Pit at their most experimental, with hyper-edited cut-up arrangements tangling up and then unravelling to reveal an uplifting electro-pop standout. “Cry Like a Ghost” blends Kanye West–flavoured R&B production with a twee-based ballad that’s more reflective of Brooklyn than Boston. But it’s when Angelakos and company deviate from such hipster trappings that the real gems surface. “Constant Conversations” works in heady arrangements and backing vocals that ooze a smouldering groove above its complexities, while “Where We Belong” fuses a Radiohead-esque darkened sparseness with pitter-patter beats and Angelakos’ most soulful singing yet.

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Whether you are a fan of Passion Pit or not, you'll love the hell out of this album.

Passion Pit never ceases to amaze!

How do you possibly follow up a perfect debut album? I doubted Gossamer greatly, that it would be even nearly as good as Manners, Passion Pit have exceeded my expectations greatly by the two singles as well as the album as a whole. There is not one song that is a let down, while I have favourites (Take A Walk, I'll Be Alright, Carried Away, On My Way, Love Is Greed and Where We Belong) the rest of the album keeps up with the pace and quality. I strongly recommend this to any Passion Pit fan, a fan of MGMT or fans of electronic, dance, alternative or synthpop.
The best album of the year so far.

Great!

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Biography

Formed: 2008 in Boston, MA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Boston, Massachusetts-based Passion Pit began as a one-man project of singer and songwriter Michael Angelakos to produce a Valentine's Day gift for his girlfriend. The gift, an EP entitled Chunk of Change, soon wound up in the hands of friends and acquaintances, who were enthralled with the work. Eventually, Passion Pit became not only a vehicle for the romantic expressions of Angelakos' heart but a full-fledged band — at least for live gigs — and opened for a number of well-known artists,...
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