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Passion Pit blooms on 10th anniversary of revelatory album

28 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

When Passion Pit's debut LP, “Manners,” came out in 2009, it felt like a revelation. Band mastermind Michael Angelakos delivered a one-two combo of absurdly catchy pop and deep layers of synthesizer blips, programmed beats, live drums and piled up vocals. But, to be fair, a lot of records from new indie electropop acts felt like revelations back then.
A decade ago, “Manners” boomed out of Boston but could have been lost in a sea of music just right for dancing and thinking. Instead, it shined then and has become a classic now.
Even Angelakos agrees.
“It took some time for me to come around...
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