With their bigger and better second album, London-based indie/dance band Boxed In have earned their breakout moment
An End Has A Start
it THWACKS you like an army of Bono clones simultaneously punching you in the mush, and is more finely-honed than Tom Smith’s eyebrows. Seriously, check them out, don’t tell us they’re not plucked every morning.
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