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Album review: The Horrors – ‘Luminous’

The Horrors Luminous XL Recordings; 2014 Release date: 5 May 2014 Preorder Luminous Rating: 5/5     If you’re wondering what makes The Horrors stand out from the current crop of guitar-toting UK ‘indie-rock’ acts, then this quote from frontman Faris Badwan regarding why the release of Luminous was delayed will explain it: We basically […]

New non-profit festival to be headlined by The Horrors and The Vaccines…

A new non-profit festival called Chazzstock will take place for the first time this summer in Leicestershire and feature The Horrors and The Vaccines as headliners. Chazzstock will take place over the weekend of 9 and 10 of June and was set up to honour the late musician Charles Haddon, who passed away in 2010. […]

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The Horrors’ new album ‘will be out in September’

The Horrors’ keyboardist Tom Cowan has announced that the band are close to finishing their fourth album – the follow-up to 2011’s unbelievably good ‘Skying’. Speaking to NME about the recording sessions for the as-yet-untitled album, Cowan said: It’s going really well, we’re most of the way there in terms of getting the songs together. And […]

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Listen: The Horrors – ‘So Now You Know’

Last month The Horrors finally announced their fourth album Luminous, and revealed it will be out on 6 May through XL Recordings. They followed up the announcement with the release of the excellent lead single ‘I See You‘, which seemed like a massive statement from the band as they look to take the next logical […]

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The Horrors album review – ‘Skying’

  The Horrors – Skying After their first album failed to live up to all that ‘most exciting new band’ hype, The Horrors kind of dropped off the radar as everyone looked elsewhere for trendy, big-haired, skinny jeaned rockers to provide the next new exciting sound. The ironic thing is, if everyone had stuck around […]

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The Horrors Album is ready

After their pretty amazing third album Skying, which I liked so much I made it my album of the year, all eyes and ears are on what The Horrors do next. Back in March we heard their fourth album was nearing completion and had a tentative release date of September, and now bassist Rhys Webb […]

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Albums out in May 2014

A new month always brings a host of great new albums to look forward to, and May is no different. Last month saw big new releases from Damon Albarn, Pixies, Eels and Nas, amongst others, and May is looking even better. Below I’ve listed all of the albums worth getting excited about this month – […]

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Album stream: The Horrors – ‘Luminous’

If you’ve read my 5 star review of The Horrors’ new album Luminous and want to judge for yourself whether it really is that good, then today you’re in luck as the band have made the album available to stream in full online. You can stream Luminous now in a nice interactive player on The […]