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Songs We Love: The Notwist, 'Kong'

Songs We Love: The Notwist, 'Kong'

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    Kong
    Album
    Close To The Glass
    Artist
    The Notwist
    Label
    Sub Pop
    Released
    2014

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The Notwist's new album, Close to the Glass, comes out Feb. 25. Joerg Koopman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Notwist's new album, Close to the Glass, comes out Feb. 25.

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The song is about this fantasy that the singer Markus Acher had had about a superhero coming in and saving his house from a flood. And if you listen closely you can pick up little hints of that story. The song is just this wonderfully fizzy, catchy, propulsive, beautiful, cool song.

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