Of the Blue Colour of the Sky (2010) Sometimes, OK Go feel more like a prank than a band. Famous for treadmill-dancing in the video for "Here It Goes Again," they play guitars… 2010-01-12 OK Go Rock
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Of the Blue Colour of the Sky (2010)

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EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Jan 12, 2010; Lead Performance: OK Go; Genre: Rock

Sometimes, OK Go feel more like a prank than a band. Famous for treadmill-dancing in the video for ''Here It Goes Again,'' they play guitars that shoot laser beams and once passed out burritos on the street. Even their new album, Of the Blue Colour of the Sky, sounds like pop's version of a fake mustache: Frontman Damian Kulash gives his best Prince impression, from the gasping falsetto of ''WTF?'' to the assless-pants funk of ''White Knuckles,'' but it's more Midnite Vultures than Purple Rain. He's better at riding the power-pop rainbow of ''All Is Not Lost,'' a sing-along for hipsters who remember how to party unironically. B-

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Originally posted Jan 06, 2010 Published in issue #1085 Jan 15, 2010 Order article reprints