Reviewed this week: Echo & the Bunnymen. Tiësto. Fatboy Slim Presents Bem Brasil. Glass Animals. DJ Sprinkles. Roddy Frame.

1st June, 2014

Echo & the Bunnymen: Meteorites, (Caroline International S&D)

Ian McCulloch, the mercurial frontman of indie survivors Echo & the Bunnymen, claims that some of his new songs are “up there with Shakespeare”. This may be self-delusion, but Meteorites is a highly ambitious album considering that the band’s commercial heyday was fully 30 years ago. In fact it started life as a ‘Mac the Mouth’ solo project, which explains why the lyrics deal with...

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