OK, why did nobody tell me about this band before?
I got a notification that they’d started following me on Twitter. Now when I get followed by someone who isn’t an obvious spammer, I like to find out who they are, so I went to The Slow Readers Club website, where the first thing on show was this Playmobil video of their most recent single, Feet on Fire:
Now the cute animation thingy might have been mildly diverting, but the music is what kept me there for the whole thing. In their own words:
We are a Manchester based Indie / Electro band our music has drawn comparisons with Interpol, The Killers and Arcade Fire.
Which makes them the kind of thing I like to hear, so I popped over to their YouTube channel, where I caught up with their previous single, Sirens, which is also pretty damn good:
I’m currently giving the album a listen on Spotify, and I’ve already decided to buy it. Good stuff, me like.
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