With their bigger and better second album, London-based indie/dance band Boxed In have earned their breakout moment
London Highbury Garage
New hypno-folk epics [B]'Climbing A Hill'[/B] and [B]'They Shoot Horse Don't They'[/B], now sound more than ever like [B]Cullinan[/B]'s last band, [B]Th' Faith Healers[/B], a group he disbanded
That Tom Cullinan has dragged his ragtag bunch of gypsy post-rockers through nearly half-a-decade of agreeable droning and caterwauling says a great deal about a) his patience, and b) the strength of the one official Quickspace tune from which myriad other minute variations stem. You know: 'The Lobbalong Song', 'Song For Someone', 'Happy Song #1' - it's like a musical Pepsi Challenge. Each one's different, but can you tell?
It's funny, too, that Quickspace, especially on charming new hypno-folk epics 'Climbing A Hill' and 'They Shoot Horse Don't They', now sound more than ever like Cullinan's last band, Th' Faith Healers, a group he disbanded after five-ish years of doing essentially the same thing. He's only got the one song this time. Good job it's his best one.
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