With their bigger and better second album, London-based indie/dance band Boxed In have earned their breakout moment
Elbow : Red
Fine, serious damage.
as blasted heaths to Alfie's sunny riversides. It's safe to
s ay, no-one will ever wave a football scarf at an Elbow gig, and if they do, it will be caked in dried blood.
'Red' isn't likely to win you over immediately, like Elbow's 'Newborn' debut did. But it'll gradually insinuate its way under your skin, a mass of percussive twitches and lush orchestral flows, electronic unease and a mournful testimony to the unravelling of a life. Fine, serious damage.
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