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Album Review: Explosions In The Sky - 'Take Care, Take Care, Take Care' (Bella Union)

A defining moment for the Texan instrumentalists

Album Review: Explosions In The Sky - 'Take Care, Take Care, Take Care' (Bella Union)

8 / 10 To judge by the actions of some you’d think ‘post-rock’ had become a by-word for ‘trite’. But even if Mogwai have forgone their sombre masterplan and done a bunk from the post-rock party with all their Suicide records, Texans Explosions In The Sky have not only stuck faithfully to their roots, they’ve made the defining album of their career.

‘Last Known Surroundings’ opens with schizophrenic guitar mumbles that give way to empathetic blasts of noise and a sense of euphoric bewilderment, while ‘Let Me Back In’ possesses all the eeriness you’d expect from Godspeed! but with added turmoil and temerity.

Ash Dosanjh

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