Van Hunt

Van Hunt

Pop songs are supposed to be simple. Sex, too. Neither ever really is. Few artists make this as abundantly clear as Van Hunt. His songs work your brain and your backside with equal vigor, spot-welding sophisticated melodies to an insistent groove and piling on lyrics that are as much about the consequences of intimacy and desire as celebrating bedroom action. Funky, sexy music isn’t supposed to be this challenging; it’s a lark, a diversion. Van Hunt’s Popular is that, and more.

Popular is Van Hunt’s most assured work yet, cutting the apron... more