Over the course of the last two decades, of Montreal's creative force, Kevin Barnes, has been wowing fans with their vast catalog of endlessly fascinating pop and mesmerizing live shows. On their new album, Barnes continues to push the boundaries of what pop music can be.
On songs like "Marijuana's A Working Woman," of Montreal's Kevin Barnes revisits themes of psychedelia using pulsating synths over their instantly recognizable bass playing. The album also touches on aspects of gender fluidity and is a fascinating look at what makes Barnes one of the most prolific and creative songwriters making music today.
Barnes' songwriting and production aesthetic has since become iconic in the industry and his influence on pop music is undeniable, with multiple late night TV appearances, including The Late Show With David Letterman and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, as well as brilliant collaborations with the likes of Solange, Janelle Monáe, Jon Brion, and others. The band has also performed across the globe, including festival appearances at Coachella, Sasquatch!, Pitchfork Music Festival, and others.