Tame Impala: The Slow Rush review – a stunning explosion of heartfelt pop

Perth’s disco dork returns after a four-year hiatus with an album that finds existential meaning in genre-surfing dance music

Tame Impala, AKA 34-year-old Australian, Kevin Parker started out in 2010 as a home-recording, guitar-wielding psychedelic rocker, but 2015’s Currents cemented his metamorphosis into an arena-filling synth-psych act whose tunes are covered by Rihanna and Arctic Monkeys. Along the way, he has collaborated with Mark Ronson, Lady Gaga, Kanye West and Travis Scott and now professes to be influenced more by pop songwriter ubermensch Max Martin than 60s wigouts.

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