Saturday, 9 November 2013

Track Of The Day: Midlake - 'The Old And The Young'

After their previous three albums, Midlake's latest full length sees a notable line up change. In late 2012, lead vocalist and songwriter Tim Smith announced he was leaving the group to form a new project called Harp. Luckily, the band's quality didn't leave with him. Despite getting a kicking from the haven't-got-a-fucking-clue NME, 'Antiphon' is in fact a rather beautiful record. God Is In The TV's Sean BW Parker commented that "the title track, ‘The Old And The Young’ and ‘Provider’ in particular reflect a mature, musical, precise Band, steeped in the traditions of classic rock, but also a knowledge of how to soothe ragged nerves." Read that full review HERE. For today's TOTD, the most beautifully haunting moment from 'Antiphon', which hit the shops (and internet) earlier this week (November 4)...

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