Foxygen: Hang

Foxygen: Hang

By John Paul

With full orchestra in tow, Foxygen’s Sam France and Jonathan Rado deliver an absurdly overblown, gloriously over-the-top album celebrating all of pop's excesses without the slightest hint of ironic detachment. 20 Jan 2017 // 1:30 AM

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