Abandoned Polls’ Video For ‘Sublime Currency’

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09.10.12 2 Comments

Back in the early aughts I kinda fell for the music of a band, Abandoned Pools, that was really the work of one guy — Tommy Walter, the former bassist and one of the founding members of Eels — more than it was a full band. I adored “Humanistic” and “Armed to the Teeth” — the two previous Abandoned Pools albums — and have been listening to “Sublime Currency,” the newest Abandoned Pools release and the first in seven years, pretty much on repeat ever since I downloaded it last week. The video for the album’s title track is below — the song is hardly my favorite, but it’s kind of groovy at the same time and it contains what I think is a bit of an homage to “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Enjoy…

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Brett has been a New York Times contributing writer, a national affairs reporter for Yahoo! News, and a writer/editor at Gawker Media. Brett has also written for Esquire, Yahoo! Sports, Deadspin, Complex, Gourmet, Hazlitt, Animal, Gambit, and Dealbreaker.

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