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Despite being lumbered with some of the most awful album artwork of 2019, it’s all too good to be stuck on a hard drive somewhere.
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The titular opener describes a place which has completely lost it’s way and finishes with a vignette in which he calls it’s Queen a c**t, the sort of polemic which it goes without saying was always going to provoke a response of equal and opposite extremity.
Like their counterparts Fontaines DC this is a band who, on the evidence of When I Have Fears, deserve our full attention.