Why, you may ask?
And I may say: Short version or long version?
So the long version is:
Their twisty, painfully tortured with emotion, gorgeously rip-you-up music is majestically, perfectly exactly right.
My introduction to Why I Am Now Obsessed With The Airborne Toxic Event was their song "Sometime Around Midnight."
That song is heartbreak made visceral, pinning down the sad, the hurt, the loss, in a way that makes it beautiful.
When they do the whole “Sometime Around Midnight” with all the instruments and sounds, is divine.
I could go on. I did, in fact, a bit ago,( http://www.iwantanintern.com/2012/08/bestest-most-gorgeous-tortured-awesome.html)
including plea to please please more music?
And please please come do a show somewhere I can get to?
And as more Proof I Have Superpowers, tra la la, whee and yay, get this!
1. New music!
And it is fantastic, exactly just yes please.
"Timeless," newly released off of new album "Some Hot Blood," rules.
The gorgeous, lush lyrics.
The textured layering of his voice, the instruments, the swoon-worthy chorus.
I am a Fan.
And am as always a benevolent benefactor: