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Albums

Album reviews by Johnnie Craig and John Walshe

30th May, 2015
12
Of Monsters and Men: stuck in a rut

Indie folk/pop: Of Monsters and Men. Beneath The Skin (Island)

Icelandic quintet Of Monsters and Men should be admired for dedicating themselves to the pursuit of breezy pop music. Emerging from a landscape which has in recent years given us such wonderfully atmospheric and habitually glacial acts as Múm, Sigur Rós and Ólafur Arnalds, this band’s emergence into warmer climes at least provides a happy insight into their native land’s musical diversity....

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