Coming from a group categorizing itself as electronica, “Never Change” sounds surprisingly organic. An extremely simple drum-machine beat anchors tinkling keyboard fills and low-key laser effects, but the narcoleptic surf bass line drives the song, drowsily and well below the speed limit. Keyboardist Anne Noel’s vocal delivery complements the lethargy. Her low alto is pretty, augmented by echo effects and never straining outside a comfy range while she professes a sincere hope that “you realize the virtue, never change.” No worries there, Anne — this song’s got us so chilled out we won’t even change our underpants.
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