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Reviewed this week: Young The Giant. Jenny Lewis. Begin Again OST. The Secret Sisters. Various Artists. 5 Seconds of Summer.

20th July, 2014

Young The Giant: Mind Over Matter (Fueled By Ramen)

The second album from this Californian indie five-piece sees them broadening their sound, incorporating a more sweeping, iPhones-in-the-air formula that could be interpreted as a grab for mainstream success à la Coldplay or Snow Patrol. Certainly, there's little as immediately grabbing as the ridiculously infectious Cough Syrup or My Body from their eponymous 2010 debut. Instead, it's soaring guitar pop like the title track, Crystallized or...

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