Tame Impala - "'Cause I'm A Man"
"'Cause I'm A Man" features a cleaner aesthetic than what we've heard from Tame Impala in the past. Instead of a smokescreen of swirling psychedelia, the Australian quintet strips down their sound and creates a modern funk ballad for the ages.
Lead singer Kevin Parker's voice is clearer than ever, a perfect match for the song's hazy, patient production. Synths, restrained guitar, and faint "ah"s at the end of the chorus come together with Parker's hushed falsetto; you know almost immediately after hitting play that this song is something special. One thing that Tame Impala has always been good at is creating this warm feeling that lingers. And on "'Cause I'm A Man," it feels damn good.—Joyce