Devendra Banhart


Devendra Banhart

Hippies have all the fun. The proof is in the Banhart: you get to decorate your releases with pseudo spiritual artwork, grow long beards and release the happy-clappy likes of ‘Lover’ in the style of T-Rex. Other bands scream ‘Let’s Make Out’ in the kind of sweat-drenched aggro desperation that calls for the talc, or act all coy and divert attention from their intentions with stereo selections (Death From Above Being a favourite). Devendra, meanwhile, swaps all this for “Well eye-eye, eye wanna be your lover/I wanna be your man”, substituting 2007 for 1967, and gets laid a lot more than you. Let’s get it on indeed.


To rate this track, log in to NME.COM

To read all our reviews first - days before they appear online - check out NME magazine, on sale every Wednesday


Please login to add your comment.

More Videos
More Devendra Banhart
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME

NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM