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Outkast Star Channels Dangerfield In New Golf Comedy

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Idlewild - Everything Ever Written Album Review


As one of the most prolific groups of the late 1990s and early 2000s, last December's news Idlewild had recorded a new album felt like the icing on a mouthwatering Christmas cake. Having been on a self-imposed hiatus since the early part of 2010, it was always touch and go whether Idlewild would make another record together, particularly with Roddy Woomble's solo career having taken off during the interim period.  

Idlewild - Everything Ever Written Album Review

Nevertheless, there was also a sense of trepidation. For starters, the Idlewild that recorded their most recent long player, 2009's 'Post Electric Blues', were coming from an entirely different place musically to the one that recorded their first, 1998's 'Captain'. Forget the personnel involved; aside from Woomble, fellow original members Rod Jones and Colin Newton also play on the new record. It's clear from the direction taken since the departure of long-standing bass player Bob Fairfoull after 2002's 'The Remote Part' Idlewild were mutating into a new entity.

So it shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that 'Everything Ever Written', their eighth studio album and first in five years, follows a similar path to that of its last three predecessors. With newcomers Andrew Mitchell (bass) and Lucci Rossi (keyboards) on board alongside the aforementioned three mainstays, it's a mature, focused yet overtly safe record that announces their return with a whimper rather than scream. While the songs themselves sound polished, there's an air of politeness surrounding their existence that suggests the fire of yore has disappeared for good.

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Idlewild - Interview Jan 2015

Interview With Idlewild Jan 2015

Picture - Idlewild perform at 'Rock the... Leeds, England, Friday 31st August 2007

Idlewild Friday 31st August 2007 Idlewild perform at 'Rock the House Live,' the Children's Society charity concert at Harewood House Leeds, England

Idlewild, If It Takes You Home, Single Review


Idlewild
If It Takes You Home
Single Review

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