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The entirety of the album follows suit with that fundamental approach, despite covering vastly different stylistic bases throughout. Hints of new wave, post-punk, folk rock, ambient, and straightforward indie rock all take turns receiving The Harvey Girls treatment. Their insistence on focusing on singular good ideas and their lack of stylistic rigidity makes their eccentric creations feel humble. Nonetheless, I’ve Been Watching A Lot Of Horror Movies Lately does feel a bit fragmented at times due to its lack of stylistic focus, but it is very obvious from the opening track and album single, “The Body Without Any Eyes”, that they embrace — and succeed in creating — peculiarly catchy tunes.