Wednesday, December 22, 2010

British Sea Power - Valhalla Dancehall - 1/11/11

British Sea Power helped churn the current of this decade's re-imaginging of post-punk - eventually becoming pegged for their dynamics (their sweeping, anthemic, guitar-heavy ballads on record and their torrential/conceptual live presentations).

But now, the Cambridge quartet celebrate a decade's worth of music with Valhalla Dancehall (Rough Trade), out January 11th - a somewhat more minimalist affair, indulging the synthesizer and clouding things up with a more haunting atmospherics apt for cool-yet-contemplative night-drive jams.

Take a listen:

British Sea Power - "Living Is So Easy"

(Watch a video here)

Dig this feature in ArtRocker

No tour dates as of yet -
But check for more info here
And from Rough Trade

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