How To Be A Human Being

GLASS ANIMALS

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Our take

by Angus

Glass Animals draw from a 21st century lineage of psych–tinged early 20s art kids such as Alt–J and MGMT. The product of an intense period of touring abroad, How To Be A Human Being is the sound of artificial energy; a kid running on no sleep, three Red Bulls and a fist full of Ritalin, regurgitated through a Casio keyboard techno preset.

Each song on How To Be A Human Being represents a personality the band had interacted with whilst on the aforementioned tour, with each of those personalities also represented on the album’s cover. In its best moments, How To Be A Human Being is an incisive, pithy examination of human emotion delivered via adroit pop song craft.

The vitals

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Released: 2016
Genre: Indie / Pop
Label: Wolf Tone

Condition: New
Format: 1 x Vinyl LP
Speed: 33 1/3 RPM

Tracklist

1. "Life Itself" (4:41)
2. "Youth" (3:51)
3. "Season 2 Episode 3" (4:04)
4. "Pork Soda" (4:14)
5. "Mama's Gun" (4:27)
6. "Cane Shuga" (3:17)
7. "[Premade Sandwiches]" (0:36)
8. "The Other Side of Paradise" (5:21)
9. "Take a Slice" (3:50)
10. "Poplar St" (4:23)
11. "Agnes" (4:32)

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