Curiouser and Curiouser: Everything Everything's 'A Fever Dream'

Curiouser and Curiouser: Everything Everything's 'A Fever Dream'

By Sam Lea

If the vivid, aggressive Get to Heaven was a raging against the dying of the light, we are now in the dark with A Fever Dream, Everything Everything's most surreal yet immediate release to date. 19 Oct 2017 // 2:00 AM

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Curiouser and Curiouser: Everything Everything’s ‘A Fever Dream’

If the vivid, aggressive Get to Heaven was a raging against the dying of the light, we are now in the dark with A Fever Dream, Everything Everything's most surreal yet immediate release to date.

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Corgan's willingness to be himself regardless of the critical and social blowback he suffered for doing “unhip” things made him a singular weirdo within a ‘90s rock scene stuffed full of weirdos, loners, and ennui-saturated youth. To this day, and with this album, he continues to be himself. Are you cool with that?

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