Album review: Devendra Banhart - 'What Will We Be'

Album review: Devendra Banhart - 'What Will We Be'

Devendra ’s cleaned himself up; and we’re not just talking about trimming back the Jesus beard . Defiantly, raggedly individual to the point of seemingly being a one-man commune, for his seventh album in as many years, Banhart’s given...

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Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart

Hippies have all the fun. The proof is in the Banhart: you get to decorate your releases with pseudo spiritual artwork, grow long beards and release the happy-clappy likes of ‘Lover’ in the style of T-Rex. Other bands scream ‘Let’s Make...

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Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart

Being a wandering minstrel must be liberating, but at some point, you’ve just got to lay down roots. That’s where we found Devendra Banhart on his last album, 2005’s ‘Cripple Crow’:holed up in Woodstock with a new coterie of beardy...

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Devendra Banhart: Cripple Crow

Devendra Banhart: Cripple Crow

Well, you can’t grumble about value for money when you buy a Devendra Banhart album – with his fourth proper long-player, besides the 22 tracks, you also get a knowingly cod-reggae MP3 bonus track crammed onto the body of the disc. But like...

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Devendra banhart: I Feel just Like A Child

Devendra banhart: I Feel just Like A Child

You can tell a man is at the top of his game (not to mention even more bonkers than he’s supposed to be) when he puts a secret track on his single BEFORE the actual single begins – and that’s what crazy Devendra has done. Here he kicks...

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Devendra Banhart : Shepherds Bush Empire, London, Thurs, October 21

Devendra Banhart : Shepherds Bush Empire,...

Being respected and admired is one thing, but when people start calling you a mystic and a shaman, you have two options: a) lead a cult and go mad in a remote compound in the desert; or b) thumb your nose at the very suggestion. Thankfully...

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