'know better learn faster' sports a fuller sound with more pop tricks and trickier arrangements that incorporate swirling philip glass-y keyboards, pavement slackness, new orleans horns and bluegrass tinged banjo alongside guitar bass and drums, it contains a collection of hard-learned lessons about love, sex, and human connection. 'know better learn faster' is a more mature record, slightly disillusioned with the world, but no less playful and with no less personality. thao conveys a warm exuberance that keeps the music spry despite the weighty subject matter and the band's energy rarely flags; instead the guitars grow only more manic and urgent as the album progresses. on kill rock stars.
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