The Sophomore Slump? How in the hell does a band follow a debut like Zaba? Where does one go after taking listeners for a ride down the Amazon? If you have these questions, then Glass Animals would like to invite you to a change of scene with How To Be A Human Being. I didn’t think they could do it, but, slowly and gently, Glass Animals takes the listener from the depths of the Amazon to a suburban Sahara. The key here …
In Colour is a companion piece. It's a showcase, an oasis for the earbuds.
The xx know how to break your heart. And they only need a pair of headphones to do it, too
Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim, Baria Qureshi and Jamie Smith are tired and heartbroken with a guitar, a bass, a keyboard and a drum machine. They stay low-key, happiness is merely a flutter in the heart.
For 77 minutes, Clapton’s alchemical guitar work is at its absolute peak as he explores themes of unrequited love, singing, playing and pleading to find a way to Layla’s heart.