Y’know, Dinosaur JR are one of the few bands I was genuinely pleased when they got back together.
Often reunions stink of money grabbing, and whether or not this was the case with Dinosaur JR their comeback album, Beyond, was great - retaining much of what made them special in the first place, but without trying to hang on to the youthful vitriol that they could never hope to recapture as older men.
This song of the new album, Farm, continues that trend. One of the bands slower, more relaxed pieces (see what I did there?), it still features their trademark buzzsaw guitars and J Mascis’ distinctive, drawled vocals. Basically, if you like Dinosaur JR you’ll like this.