TV on the Radio's thermodynamic third album packs pop and punch
By Tara Morgan
On the cover of TV on the Radio's new album, a midnight blue felt board glows under what looks like a flickering fluorescent church light. Stick-on white plastic letters, cousins of the tiny tables that come in pizza boxes, spell out the words "Dear Science." It reads like an inspirational marquee for the Darwin set: a lonely humanist prayer that rises out of the imaginary room and disperses like carbon atoms in an exhaled breath. Dear Science, (the comma is part of the title) is TVOTR's third full-length album, and its 11 tracks pulse with the punchy dance beats, quivering falsettos and resounding hope of a true pop album.
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