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Reviewed this week: Beautiful Desolation. Meet The Vamps. The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett. Tribal. Do To The Beast. Hendra.

20th April, 2014

Paul Thomas Saunders: Beautiful Desolation (Atlantic)

Paul Thomas Saunders may be from Leeds, but the 24-year-old's music would sound more at home in the wide open spaces of America than the Yorkshire moors. Beautiful Desolation is big on windswept epics, with layers of crashing guitars, dreamy vocals and spacey titles like A Lunar Veteran's Guide To Re-Entry. It may sound pretentious, but there's a widescreen appeal to the driving In High Heels Burn It Down,...

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