There’s absolutely no way of telling where you are with Amvis, especially when you consider the lack of resemblance between his old sound and the mellow ‘vibes’ he’s now serving up these days.
While many things nowadays provoke decidedly mixed reactions, this song only stands as one thing, (for lack of a better word) a vibe. 2013 Amvis definitely has a lot to learn from the future which we now call the present – that experimental sound (Beaming) was never meant to last for extended periods. To explain our acquiescent mood, Vibes is a standard summertime tune that’s just uncomplicated by design. It’s as tonic as it is euphonious – fruity but groovy (especially when you push past the somewhat lackluster vocals).
And here’s another category in which he’s deserving of praise, Consistency