With their bigger and better second album, London-based indie/dance band Boxed In have earned their breakout moment
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Successfully hailing their new romantic glory days of 1983
Producer Mark Ronson does an astounding job of taking them back to the ‘Fab Five’ glory days of ‘Rio’: ‘Being Followed’ and ‘Leave A Light On’ are the sonic equivalent of a shoeless walk in a pastel linen suit and Princess Di haircut along a tropical beach. Elsewhere, the four-fifths-complete line-up revisits the new romantic Blitz Club funk of their debut album on ‘Safe (In The Heat Of The Moment)’ and ‘Girl Panic!’.
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