CAR SEAT HEADREST - TWIN FANTASY (MIRROR TO MIRROR) Vinyl LP
Recorded at 19 years old on a cheap laptop, you'll hear what Brian Eno fondly calls "the sound of failure" - thrilling, extraordinary, and singularly compelling failure. Will Toledo's first love, rendered in the vivid teenage viscera of stolen gin, bruised shins, and weird sex, was an event documented like a snapshot in time. Twin Fantasy is deeply, truly adored. The album has been downloaded over 33k times on Bandcamp, where the comments left by fans feel like testimonials. Legions of reverent listeners carve rituals out of it: sobbing over "Famous Prophets," making out to "Cute Thing," dancing their asses off as "Bodys" climbs higher, higher. The distortion hardly matters. You can hear him just fine. You can hear everything. And you can feel everything: his hope, his despair, his wild overjoy.