Last Night: A Smaller Spree?

At this point, The Polyphonic Spree’s career has followed a familiar modern arc. They made the album that got the Dallas-based psychedelic band its initial buzz, then the album that delivered more of the same but the buzz chasers moved on. They made the album that was definitely not the previous thing—The Fragile Army, with the group trading in its white, flowing choir robes for black, tailored, military uniforms—but after the press noticed the new wardrobe, the band’s fortunes remained largely static.