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Philly group Vacationer’s new album "Relief" delivers a cinematic wallop of kaleidoscopic pop. The Beach Boys meet Animal Collective.
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Philadelphia group Vacationer, a collaboration between Kenny Vasoli and Body Language’s Matthew Young & Grant Wheeler,  returns tighter and more powerful after spending the last two years touring with groups like Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Bombay Bicycle Club, The Naked And Famous, Tennis, and Niki And The Dove, as well as making numerous festival appearances.Vacationer’s 2nd LP "Relief" unspools the strings of our wound-up existence with a cinematic wallop of positivity-oozing pop. The kaleidoscopic, sampledelic world that intoxicated fans on "Gone," the sunny electronic-pop act’s 2012 debut, is still there, but the orchestration has become more muscular and expansive. Lead single “The Wild Life” mixes the influence of The Beach Boys, J. Dilla and LCD Soundsystem into a sonic mai tai. Animal Collective meets Hollywood’s golden age on “Heavenly,” while “Paradise Waiting” catapults the soulful chop of De La Soul into a club-ready anthem.

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