If Fleetwood Mac and Cherry Coke ruled the airwaves -- and the airwaves still ruled
Pink is often casually tossed in the freak-folk category of knowing eccentrics, alongside the likes of Devendra Banhart and Joanna Newsom. Both Banhart and Newsom have recently taken a more classic approach to their respective crafts — to great success — while remaining true to their unique personalities. It's likely that the freak-folk tag's death and in turn these artist's survival resides in the realization that weirdness doesn't have to define you as an artist. Mark down 2010 as the year Pink decided to take his turn at bat, cutting the shit and showing the world Ariel Pink cooks with fire.