Gone is the white-boy funk and 70s glam caricatures that have exceedingly come to characterize Of Montreal throughout the aughts. Along the way, there's the line, "I tried to call you in my bathroom in São Paulo, but I was too drunk to formulate any kind of earthy language," which nonchalantly exemplifies Barnes' way of painting detailed images with words. If they keep this up, you can expect Paralytic Stalks on lots of 2012 year-end lists. (Year-end lists! Early hype! 2012, the best year ever!)
Listen here. It's pretty awesome.