Brakes – Crystal Tunings

Thankfully they’ve put the skids on their vastly inflated naming convention that turned Brakes into Brakes Brakes Brakes. Not only that but the Brighton band have recently signed to the legendary FatCat label who’ll be releasing their third LP ‘Touchdown’ in April of next year. ‘Give Blood’ was certainly an eye opening debut album, full of genre shifts, sardonic lyrics and songs that ended before the 10-second mark. Despite this undeniable off-kilter approach Brakes often craft songs of delicate beauty (‘You’re So Pretty’) so ‘Touchdown’ should really be a treat. And by the sound of the promo ‘Crystal Tunings’ the band have got deep down and dirty sounding like an agitated pair of Glaswegian brothers. KD

Brakes – Crystal Tunings

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Year: 2008

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