"This [album] is lean, sleek, polished. Arrangements are taut, economical, with not a beat wasted. It’s peaks upon peaks 'til all that’s left is a drop so massive that to dive is to confront certain destruction. But to step off is too exciting to deny: the fall, an embrace to last a lifetime.
'We were exploding anyway' is a game-changer from a band that has only ever followed its own rules, and now they’re broken. Don’t pick up the pieces. Leave them. Dance over them. This time, and for all time, and those audiences… . Those audiences were exploding anyway."