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2/8/2015 CliveAnders 5813 CliveAnders
4 stars [3 Votes, 4.17 Stars]
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6/8/2009

Animal Tropical - Fusing the wry and witty songcraft perfected by Steely Dan with tropicalia, rock, Animal Tropical's sound is super-danceable and, for all its quirkiness, goes over big with booty shakers of all colors, creed, and class. 
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Weighted Rating: [5 Votes, 4.5 Stars]
Views: 1,469
granpabon [7/10/2009 8:08:42 PM EST]
Score: +0
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THENAKEDBEACH [6/29/2009 10:04:17 AM EST]
Score: +0
love the piano and lennon vibe. the voice shift into falsetto hit's the spot. this is very cool; well recorded.
cheers - h
Richie Isaacs [6/12/2009 11:58:20 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
I think this is damn cool.
Why?
Just becoz.
IrREGULAR ELEPHAnT [6/10/2009 12:44:10 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
Beatles, Starlight Mints, Flaming Lips, its all here. The distorted quality of the highly bombastic drums annoys me, but since it is in vogue with some of my favorite bands (see afforementioned) I let it pass. LOve the production and arrangement otherwise. This is a pop classic. I can and will listen to it many times.
alexanderstrung [6/10/2009 11:55:26 AM EST]
Score: +0
You may be pleased to know this is evocative of late period Beatles John Lennon, and not just because of the slap back reverb. I say pleased cause it seems like you were going for that, plus, you know, it's The Beatles
zissou [6/8/2009 11:57:45 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
Great song. This has a different feel than the other material of yours I've heard. This is delightful and I'm delighted. I care about your art.
Babar Klunj [6/8/2009 4:08:33 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
mid 60's poppy with a wee bit of dissonance, I would have watched more American Bandstand as a kid if this was what was playing. I might even have tried dancing.
Mr. Bratty [6/8/2009 10:17:20 AM EST]
Score: +0
when i sing this song at work and nobody knows what it's about but in Fresno it sort of makes sense. i love the tune but, man, i totally dig that band photo! I hate those kind of artsy band photos where the lighting is all directed and moody and everybody is going out of their way not to look directly at the camera. this is the way it should be. every band could benefit from such a photo, in my opinion. 10 stars.
Ruud Slingerland [6/8/2009 5:44:17 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
For me this song mixes the naivity of Daniel Johnston with the loose orchestral sounds of Mercury Rev. This is an instant classic, with all the acceptance of some, slight misses, this is very very well done. It makes me truly happy on this early Monday afternoon. I'm a fan.
King Tide [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
Paul!This is Manchester! But it's America............Bubblegum.What decade was bubblegum.What century are we in .Oh yeah I remember Fizz century..This is POP...cOOL..SOME NICE SINGING THERE cNIDIES FRIEND.fUNNY AND SUBLIME ALLat the SamMe TIME .bEGUILING....fEATURE FROM ME!!!!.
Paulmarste [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
Quirky or intentionally obnoxious? Well, not something I'd want to listen to more than once, but it's well done and semi-original and you guys have a style of your own(kind of like Pee Wee Herman had a style of his own).
shat benatar [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
This could have been on the Soft Bulletin. Get yerself some hand puppets
Nitwit [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
the easiest feature of the night...
Lurker [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
i've been singing "cindy rodriguez" all frickin day!
CalebH [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
Piano and organ are really really good. The falsetto gets off at a couple of points, though. Drums come in later than I'd wanted, but that might grow on me. Drum sound is good. More harmonies, aux Mutantes, might help. There they are. At the end. But more prominence, and earlier-- that'd be good. Still, easy feature. Good song. Dr. Dog-ish.

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