YACHT – I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler

I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler

The signposts are erected for all to see. I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler begins with a few tentative prods at a synthesizer, like a child exploring the instrument for the first time, before the song unfolds into a taut, Moroder-ish paean to human mortality.  It’s a fine tradition, and one that stretches back well beyond YACHT‘s DFA Records background: rigid disco-punk melodies have long been the de facto soundtrack to your band’s pronouncements about, like, the future and stuff. You get to look like you don’t give a fuck, eyes now permanently rolled into the back of your head, while making it clear that you secretly do give a fuck, because politics. It’s a tricky balance sometimes.

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