It's a fun listen for BTD fans, for sure, hearing Picnic's electro-hip-hop updates on the band's New Wave-influenced sound. In fact, it kinda pushes the whole thing into some serious dancehall territory, so much so that it's a fun listen even for those who weren't exactly partial to BTD.
For the curious, the remixed tracks include: "Lay Low," "Cruel Canopy," "Against The Wall," and an unreleased song called "Joyless." And then there's a fifth track, an also until-now unreleased collaboration just between Picnic and BTD frontman Waston called "Brickwall."
I'm still processing it myself, but on first listen, it's a fresh, welcome update to a disc that I actually enjoyed a good deal more than I thought I would. Will I like this one even more? Tough to say, but the early returns are looking like a hearty "yes."
So, y'know, go download that sucker. Now.
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