Those familiar with the project will be aware that Twin Fantasy was first released back in 2011 to critical and cult acclaim; now in its re-recorded format, we gain a sense of Toledo rising above the album’s themes of awkwardness, unrequited love and substance use. That’s not to say he’s become complacent – the urgency of his 13-minute epic Beach Life-In-Death is still there, along with the crippling self-awareness of Nervous Young Inhuman.
It just goes to show that confronting old demons can be a liberating experience, with Toledo proof that you can always make the best out of a bad situation.
Twin Fantasy is out now via Matador/Remote Control.
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