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Love Letters

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The Upsetter
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I'm Aquarius
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Monstrous
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Love Letters
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Month of Sundays
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Boy Racers
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Call Me
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The Most Immaculate Haircut
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Reservoir
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Never Wanted
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Total Tracks: 10   Total Length: 41:21

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Sharon O'Connell

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Sharon O’Connell has spent more decades than she cares to count listening to, arguing over and writing about music. She worked for five years as reviews editor...more »

03.11.14
Irresistible and remarkably different
2014 | Label: Because

On paper, it seems almost perverse: A band whose signature sound is smooth, plush and avowedly modern opts to record their fourth album in Toe Rag, an eight-track, analog studio whose name is synonymous with all things raw and punkish. But then, Joseph Mount — singer/songwriter, producer and the hand on the Metronomy tiller — isn’t much bothered by expectation, his need to entertain himself apparently exceeding his eagerness to please others.

Happily, his song-writing talents… read more »

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World domination on hold for another album.

Britster

It's a stretch to say Love Letters is SO different from The English Riviera in spite of all the talk of analog and Motown - the sound IS a tad warmer - but it's consistent in a way that record struggled to be. There are no highs as high as The Look and The Bay, but that consistency here makes for a satisfying listen. Everyone thought Metronomy would follow up with a winning leap towards the mainstream, but they're more wily than that.

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Interview: Metronomy

By Sharon O'Connell, Contributor

It's fair to say Joseph Mount is a man with a mission — to keep himself entertained, challenged and engaged at all times. To this end, the songwriter, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and producer has moved his band Metronomy through fizzy, Hot Chip-styled synth pop; leftfield electronica; brassy soul-pop; and the glossy, West Coast fusion of Steely Dan. Now, another shift. With fourth album Love Letters, Metronomy have launched their own take on '60s Motown soul, updating… more »