Dan Deacon Hands Me My Ass: “America” Is A Great Album!
Both privately and in public (this blog? the Street Team column? Still Single? I don’t really remember where at this moment), I have not sugar-coated my opinions about Dan Deacon and the artists, bands and whatnot that circumnavigate this increasingly successful individual. Therefore, I have no problem stating that his new album, America, has blindsided me with its greatness. Regardless of my active stance on a musician or band, I actually love it when a musical entity is liberated from my shit-list by a masterpiece. This is one way in which things are supposed to work correctly. Lastly, I’m totally on board, in an almost uncanny way, with Mr. Deacon’s take on the end of the world. It is part of this little short film: