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Bastille

We’re not sure anyone – even Bastille – could have predicted the success of their debut album, 2013’s ‘Bad Blood’. Five years ago frontman Dan Smith was a 25-year-old singer/songwriter…

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Bastille’s latest shares its name with a wonderfully despondent album released by Low back in 2001. On this, the London band’s frontman Dan Smith sings some sentimental rot about reading…

Bastille want everyone to like them. They want Arcade Fire fans who love a cliff-edge epic to like them (YouTube hit ‘Pompeii’). They want the Coldplay mass-emotional armies to like…

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Aside from the juddering keyboard parts ripped directly from New Order’s ‘Temptation’, ‘Pompeii’ is a track for people who think Two Door Cinema Club have become a bit too experimental.…