Owen Pallett

Owen Pallett, formerly known as Final Fantasy, released Heartland, his first album under his own name, early this year. And not without anticipation.

Before Heartland's January release Pallett hadn't dropped a full-length album since He Poos Clouds in 2006. But now, with a new extensive full-length in tow, Pallett is back on the music front with what arguably may be his best album yet. It's a theatrical, skillfully orchestrated release, and at times Pallett's voice finds itself almost indistinguishable from that of Beirut's Zach Condon—and that's definitely not a bad thing.

Last time Pallett was in town, he was the opening act for a sold-out Arcade Fire performance. This time, he'll be headlining—and deservedly so.


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