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Midlake kick on.....,
This review is from: The Trials Of Van Occupanther (Audio CD)
....with a brilliant follow-up to Bamnan and Slivercork (which was excellent too). Soft, mellow but with a beautiful way of working with lyrics to project clear imagery on the listener.
I've had this album since release, but I felt compelled to write this because at first listen it would be easy to let this pass through your headspace. However, after a few listens, it dawns on you why people talk so highly of this group of guys from the US.
I don't like to go through each track and pick the merits out, but particular praise to Branches which is simply sublime and in my eyes is a stand-out track on this album. Midlake have really raised the bar with this release and it will be interesting to see which way the band will go from this point.
Hopefully, they'll continue putting out great albums like this.