London Grammar in Wolves: A Tale of Two Cities

London Grammar review.

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Since catching moody but marvellous trio London Grammar at Wolverhampton Civic this weekend, I’ve been in a bit of a dreamy daze. It’s taken a while for the band’s slow-burn torch songs to take hold of me, but I’m glad I succumbed as these potential xx-usurpers have blended the best elements of ‘Teardrop’-era trip-hop with cinematic strings, glitchy electronics and lead Hannah Reid’s soulful voice to stunning effect.

You’ll have heard ‘Strong’ by now – already inching its way into the repertoire of talent show contenders – and you’ve potentially heard the whole album, considering the Wolves show was one of many sell-outs on the band’s recent UK tour; regardless, here’s my favourite song ‘Sights’ from the band’s debut. Feel the slow burn…