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Glasvegas - 'If'

Welcome back to ‘brilliant’.


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‘If’ is grand, ragged round the edges, and wiser than you’ll ever be. “If not for rain, the sun would never split the skies again”, James Allan preaches over ringing guitars and galloping-horse drums. You gotta go through the bad shit to appreciate the good shit, he’s saying. We’ll take that as an excuse for ‘Euphoric Heartbreak’. Welcome back to ‘brilliant’.


Nick Levine

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