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I'll be seeing them tonight supporting thr Shins.
as Bronski Beat???
a bad Walkmen.
"Breezily leftfield world-pop from these much (and rightly)-hyped New Yorkers. Like Paul Simon raping a swan owned by Jens Lekman inside a tour bus rented from The Unicorns as it drives past David Byrne’s luxurious country villa. And if that isn’t a mental image/list of esteemed artists that makes you want to go out and listen to this, then I don’t know what will."
That's a review I wrote of their last single.
They sound nothing like The Walkmen. They sound like Paul Simon raping a *swan*.
It was worth writing that controversial review just to read that sentence.
they were OK-ish.
PS: I'm the guy that gave you some advice on where to go in brussels...
supporting the Shins in Manchester.
Bloody awful in my opinion. To me, all their songs consisted of hitting one note repeatedly on a keyboard. Can't even remember the rest of what they were playing.
The Shins were ace though! Have a good night! :D
That is not what their songs consist of.
I walked past that gig last night walking home from the cinema. Eat it, Shins.
I got there hoping that the rest of their stuff would be better than that single Radio One is bumming, but I felt disappointed.
They sound like a group of toddlers let loose in a local musical instrument shop.
such a bad thing?
That's basically how The Unicorns sounded, or tried to sound, and they made one of the greatest pop records of modern times.
They're like Graceland + The Unicorns = them.
What's not to like?
If the song Edith Bowman keeps trying to distract me from my job is anything to go by... no. They are like a really, really shit Midlake trying to work out what a tune is.
They we're alright.
Nowt special, quite enjoyable but I expected more from the hype.
Last time I saw the Shins at the Barrowlands they had Viva Voce supporting - now there's a support act the blew me away.
The Shins were fucking amazing tonight. Just like they were last time.
Whoever said the Shins were rubbish live - fuck you!
Awesome on record.
Probably my favorite new band of the last few months
They're not the sort of band to leave you awe struck on first encounter. I think the album will surprise
Why, should I?