Unknown Mortal Orchestra II album art

Critically-acclaimed shapeshifters Unknown Mortal Orchestra are ready to drop their sophomore album–accurately and anonymously titled II–on February 5th. Today we get to test-drive the new album in its entirety via NPR’s First Listen series and kick the rubbery soul of the tires before we buy. Although not as unknown as they were when they droppes their first, II still finds UMO in fine chameleon-like form, disguising their real voices with singing-into-a-fan psych-rock filters and disguising their decade of origin with a dog’s breakfast of pop music’s most scintillating moments from The Beatles to Little Dragon. Hit the link below to listen, familiarize yourself and smell that new car smell.

>>>Listen to Unknown Mortal Orchestra – II (via NPR)

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