Of all the artists on this list, 10cc are the closest analogue to Tame Impala in 2020. The comparison goes beyond similarities in sound — 10cc were every bit as arty and deep as Kevin Parker is.
How influential is Tame Impala?
During the mid-2010s, after the release of the critically acclaimed debut Innerspeaker, Tame Impala started to peak hip hop icons’ interest. Tyler, the Creator took to Twitter to praise the band after the release of their sophomore record Lonerism, and it just kept cascading from there.