St. Vincent refines sonic brand, avoids redundancy with ‘Masseduction’

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As they already represent a sonic shift from the artist’s previous work (or, at least, that’s what should be happening), albums are often tonally vanilla, internally. Most listeners cherry-pick the songs they like off of the albums they listen to, appreciating them individually. Masseduction — stylized MASSEDUCTION — encourages listeners not to do that.
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