The Maccabees


Precious Time

As complex as Mystery Jets, less contrived than The Rumble Strips, more vulnerable than Jamie T – The Maccabees’ claims to greatness grow stronger with each and every passing week. Forgive them a line-up that includes members called Hugo, Felix and Rupert: who else in pop but Orlando Weeks could ruminate on love, life and adolescence in three minutes and still squeeze in a mention of “super Scalextric”?