August 9, 2012

REVIEW: The 1975 – The Facedown [EP]

The 1975’s first official release is finally with us and serves to carefully weave together four tracks with a wealth of atmospherics, industrial beats and expansive choruses. Track two, “The City” is definitely the focal point of the EP and whilst everything around it does a great job of setting the scene and showing the band’s capacity for development, it feels like their slingshot is still pulling back. These four young guys from Manchester have set out with a mature approach to representing their hometowns rich musical landscape, past and present, and considering the quality of the demos heard last year I’m sure there’s still more big tracks to come. By Nathan Hetherington

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Rating 8.2


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