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June 17, 2009 Beast's eponymous album fluctuates dramatically among decades and influences, but "Mr. Hurricane" stands as a particularly impressive experiment in sound-building. Full and textured, this dance-floor gem revels in one extended hook: Serious funk and trip-hop provide a guttural intensity, but soaring gospel vocals rescue it from pure grittiness.
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