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Album Review: Wild Beasts - Boy King

Wild Beasts

Boy King (Domino)

The music of Wild Beasts has regularly proved to be an ornate confection, drawn from the curious minds of four musicians keen to wield the tried-and-tested tools of indie-rock while questing for much more peculiar results. 1,178 more words

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Weekly Capsule Reviews – 14/08/2016

This week: Michael Kiwanuka, Wild Beasts, Jake Bugg, 65daysofstatic 345 more words

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BOY KING by Wild Beasts

Imagine if Trent Reznor-penned a concept album about masculinity and recorded it with Muse as his backing band. That’s a fairly close description of what Wild Beasts album BOY KING sounds like. 496 more words


Wild Beasts @ The Old Market - 28 July 2016

“Shocked, delighted and disgusted” is how frontman Hayden Thorpe described reactions so far to their ‘Boy King’ tour. With their fifth album to date, released in the UK on 5th August, Wild Beasts change course yet again, with an angrier, more 80s sound with lots of synthesisers. 457 more words


Wild Beasts, ‘Boy King’

Aidin Vaziri | A few weeks ahead of the arrival of its new album, “Boy King,” Wild Beasts put together a mood board playlist on Spotify that included four hours of eclectic material from artists as wide-ranging as Brian Eno, Nine Inch Nails, Kanye West, Cocteau Twins and Justin Timberlake. 92 more words

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Contemporary Album Review: Wild Beasts - Boy King

As humanity continues its blind and fumbling crawl towards self-actualization, traditional archetypes of masculinity, as well as the systems of sexual and romantic behaviour that they both instigate and complicate, are being increasingly called into question. 999 more words

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