When Portugal. The Man first released “Purple Yellow Red & Blue,” I liked it. But I didn’t love it. I didn’t think it had enough oomph to it, so I wasn’t able to get myself to listen to it too many times. It was so close to being really good, but it was too slow…almost like it was having to be dragged along. The vocals were awesome, but the song just had a bit of a molasses feel to it. In that position, what’s a girl to do but hang her head and cry? It had so much potential.
Then, BOOM. Passion Pit apparently had the same reaction that I did. But they knew how to fix the problem. So they took the song, sped it up, and reenacted the moment when Forrest Gump broke out of his leg braces and just…started…runninngggggg. RUN, FORREST, RUN. This song just became an instant jam.
All I wanna do is live in ecstasy