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Artistic Licence: Pop loses the common touch

In a recent interview, British band Wild Beasts were asked to discuss the lyrical themes underpinning their latest album Present Tense.

23rd February, 2014

In a recent interview, British band Wild Beasts were asked to discuss the lyrical themes underpinning their latest album Present Tense. It wasn't long before the topic of class reared its ugly head. ''Music is really a class thing, lead singer Hayden Thorpe said, discussing their new single Wanderlust, which obliquely concerns itself with the current state of the music industry. ''If we're under a government that's making people pay £9,000 a year for university,...

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