Tune of the Day: Deerhunter – Helicopter

Deerhunter are back with a 3rd album which simply melts in your ears. As Sleekly Lion points out in this week’s Buzz Chart review, Helicopter is built around the simplest of chord progressions, but such care has been put into its construction that it needs little else. As Cox’s voice melts into the song’s chorus he strikes upon a melody that no level of pedalboard wankery could match, singing, “Oh these drugs played on me in terrible ways, they don’t play like they used to play”.

One to end the week on, read the full review here.