Social Cues

Hard to believe that Cage the Elephant has been around for over a decade, and I don’t think I’ve ever written about them. Maybe it’s partly because we’re living through another one of those phases where rock music doesn’t get very much attention and guitar bands aren’t the first thing that comes to mind when you’re trying to think of what the happening new thing is. Even a very good guitar band doesn’t get much hype these days. So it goes that Cage the Elephant has been slipping through the cracks, despite being a very good guitar band. Well, their new album – their 5th! – is out and it’s very good, if you’re in the mood for a rock album with influences of garage rock, psychedelia and blues. I mean, yeah, your library is probably already heavily stacked with albums that contain exactly those things, but if you need a new one…