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Anderson: It Runs in the Family


Anderson: It Runs in the Family

Anderson: It Runs in the Family Dutch electro-indie-pop duo, Anderson release their debut album in the US, It Runs in the Family . The album is a concept record. Sometime concept records can be awesome (see Rock Central Plaza's Are We Not Horses? ), but more often than not concept records suck (see the last two Green Day albums).

In some ways, I guess the success of the album depends on the concept. It Runs in the Family luckily has such a loose concept it's like having no concept at all. The album follows the Benson family, ten estranged relatives living separate lives across the globe.

Each song represents a postcard from one of the relatives expressing deep feelings. The .... 7:37 a.m. Thursday 4th June 2009 EST
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