Passion Pit - 'I’ll Be Alright'
An explosive comeback track
Endlessly twisting and distorting his voice through something called a “kaleidoloop”, he turns his attention to more personal affairs as he sings about gin-swigging, pill-necking and bad times before announcing: “Go if you want to, I’ll be alright”. You’d be forgiven for missing that lyrical gloom though, because his tale of woe is buried underneath a whole heap of hyperactive Friendly Fires-style optimism. As they proved song after song on 2009’s ‘Manners’, Passion Pit are always been at their best when smuggling this kind of heart-on-sleeve honesty into their ecstatic sound. And if there’s more of this to come, it could save summer.
Kevin E.G Perry
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