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Christina Lamb - Cheltenham Literature Festival - Day 2 at Cheltenham - Cheltenham, United Kingdom - Saturday 3rd October 2015

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Dave Lamb - Gala evening for new animated series of Danger Mouse on CBBC held at the Ham Yard Hotel. - London, United Kingdom - Friday 4th September 2015

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Shelia Lamb - Gene Simmons visits the Bridge of Hearts with Matt Lamb's daughter Shelia Lamb. - Berlin, Germany - Thursday 28th May 2015

 Amanda Lamb, Sean McGuinness and Willow Rose - Lego Ninjago: Masters Of Spinjitzu - TV premiere held at the Empire Leicester Square - Arrivals. at Empire Leicester Square - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 7th February 2015

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Larrry Lamb and Glynn Purnell - BBC Food Show Winter 2014 at the NEC Birmingham at National Exhibition Centre - Birmingham, United Kingdom - Thursday 27th November 2014

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Lamb - Backspace Unwind Album Review


A duo originally from Manchester consisting of Andy Barlow and singer Lou Rhodes, Lamb's defining moment arguably came in 1996 with 'Górecki', the fourth single from their self-titled début album. Operating in a trip-hop niche not exactly renowned for its ability to emote positively, it also seemed to be a commercial breakthrough, with Rhodes' almost childlike vocals giving up feelings of tenderness and devotion that charmed those looking to escape the laddish final throes of Brit pop.  

Lamb - Backspace Unwind Album Review

Returns, however, have diminished for the pair since that point, leading to a seven year hiatus between albums which finally ended in 2011. One of the reasons is that both Rhodes and Barlow now have active solo careers, hence also the gap between 'Backspace Unwind' and its predecessor '5', and the music business being what it is these days, they're equally comfortable to now be operating without a label.

So, confident, experienced and happy - what will the results be? The answer depends on your perspective. It's obvious that no boundaries are being pushed: 'Backspace Unwind' continues to use as its base components the dream-like textures of Rhodes' voice set against Barlow's layered programming; this juxtaposition between de-humanised technology and the fragile human ego being their most notable quality. Opening track 'In Binary' is a prime example of this at work, smudged techno beeps running alongside occasional strings, like a lullaby for The Terminator's children.

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