Year Of The Tiger
Released on February 7, 2012
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“Year Of The Tiger” is an anthemic progressive
rock masterpiece featuring guests Jim
Jarmusch, Annie-Claude Deschênes and Austra.
It was produced by Shane Stoneback (Vampire
Weekend, Sleigh Bells) during the sessions for
last year’s critically acclaimed rock opera David
Comes To Life. The 15-minute long track features
the band’s familiar layers of guitar and roaring
vocals, taken to a new level with the addition of
piano, Jarmusch’s dark recitations and
Deschênes’s gorgeous crescendos, in this menacing
but uplifting story about the predation of
p r e d a t o r s .
The B-side “ONNO” is a 22-minute long palindromic