IF YOU decide to call your band The Amazing, you'd better be good. And then if you decided to also call your debut album The Amazing as well, well you'd better be better than good. Luckily, the Swedes are not bad at all. The eponymous LP, the band's first studio outing, is a psyche-folk-rock collection that's as much Pink Floyd as Grizzly Bear, full of woozy acoustic grooves and ethereal hummed vocals. Never undercooked, but never even close to the pomposity their name implies, The Amazing probably about sums it up.
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