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The Wind-Up Birds // Straightforward Skies

Wind-Up Birds // The Right

What can we say about the Wind-Up Birds? They’re from Leeds; they don’t really sound like anyone else; and they’ve been making consistently good records since 2010.

The Right picks up where 2014’s fab Poor Music LP left off. In other words it confirms the band as one of music’s brightest, most original talents.

The Wind-Up Birds // Straightforward Skies

If that doesn’t make you want to fork out £4 for a five-track EP, nothing will.

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  1. Sav Kyriacou says:

    A touch of Art Brut in there too! Excellent.

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