Hold on! Hold on! Don't stop reading! Yes, I know Shearwater's been around for some time now, and yes, I realize you may find them boring or repetitive or whatever, but Animal Life is different. Way different. Like, imagine all those other Shearwater records, but turned into a high-energy Broadway musical starring… you'll definitely stop reading if I say Meatloaf, right? How 'bout Antony? Let's go with Antony, a singer Shearwater's Jonathan Meiburg has always had a fair amount in common with. Only now, though, has the accompanying music been equipped with the energy to bring it to life.