July 6, 2022

One of many 12 months’s most anticipated pop albums is out at present. Harry Kinds has returned with Harry’s Home, his funky, folky, synthetic-organic dispatch from domesticity. Kinds solely shared one music from the album forward of time, the squiggly synth-pop #1 smash “As It Was.” That music shouldn’t be a complete outlier on Harry’s Home, however the album is eclectic sufficient to embody the brass-blasted, light-as-air ’80s adult-contemporary funk providing “Music For A Sushi Restaurant” and the lysergic ballad “Little Freak.” There are many references to meals, typically metaphorical and typically fairly literal. Hey, when “Watermelon Sugar” takes you to the highest, you follow what works.

Rachel Brodsky and I uncared for to say the epicurean lyrics whereas breaking down Harry’s Home on this week’s episode of Callin Me Possibly, our dwell interactive podcast. However we touched on quite a bit, from the substance and texture of the album to potential future singles to Kinds’ place within the bigger continuum of previous and current pop stars. So make your tea and your toast and run again the episode right here after streaming Harry’s Home under. Oh, and look out for Rachel’s evaluation of the album in Monday’s version of The Week In Pop.

Harry’s Home is out now on Columbia.

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