It's not really the drastic pivot to indie that it looks like on the surface, but it does find Taylor continuing to progress her sound and take artistic risks eight albums and 14 years into her career.
The National's Aaron Dessner co-wrote or produced 11 of the 16 songs, Justin Vernon co-wrote and sings on one, and the album also features Doveman, Jack Antonoff, and members of Bonny Light Horseman, yMusic, and more...
'Set My Heart On Fire Immediately' sounds like the culmination of everything Perfume Genius has done up to this point while also sounding like a step forward. It has an everything-all-at-once approach, but it always sounds cohesive.
Thursday is stacked with show options, including Mac DeMarco, Adam Ant, Madonna, Tycho, Test Dept, Saintseneca, Tom Morello, Masked Intruder, H2O, Bleached, Ellen Allien, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Michael Che/Colin Jost, and Swedish band Hater.