Album Review: Foxygen – We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic

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Foxygen

 

We Are the 21st Century 

Ambassadors of Peace and Magic

 

Jagjaguwar, January 22 2013

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed by Jon Howard

 

Less than a month into the new year (happy Apocalypse, by the way) and we have already been given a record that will either act as a prelude to an entire year of incredible music or will be the one album that has raised the bar so high and so early in the year that the remainder of 2013’s music will just pale in comparison to it.  Foxygen’s new album We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic is a charmingly bizarre trip through the best musical styles of the 1960s and 1970s, dabbling in psychedelic rock, folk rock, Motown, glam rock, and more.

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