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Poison Season by Destroyer: EW review

Poison SeasonCanadian songwriter Dan Bejar broke through with 2011’s Kaputt, an exuberant blend of smooth jazz-pop, chugging rock, and amped-up...Poison SeasonIndie RockCanadian songwriter Dan Bejar broke through with 2011’s Kaputt, an exuberant blend of smooth jazz-pop, chugging rock, and amped-up...2015-08-28

(Fabiola Carranza)

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Poison Season

Genre: Indie Rock; Lead Performer: Destroyer; Release Date: 09/11/2015; Music Label: Merge Records

Canadian songwriter Dan Bejar broke through with 2011’s Kaputt, an exuberant blend of smooth jazz-pop, chugging rock, and amped-up glamfolk. He was only getting started—his follow-up is his most adventurous collection yet. Over 13 tracks, he unspools anthemic power chords, swaggering horns, and gimlet-eyed tales of his journeys around the world, from London to Bangkok. A–