The Music - Welcome to the North
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The Music - Welcome to the NorthThe lads from Leeds, England featured joyful psychedelic anthems like “Take the Long Road and Walk It” on their debut album. Singer Robert Harvey and company have clearly looked up from their wool caps and realized there’s a world out there—and, yikes, it’s in turmoil. The band’s second release is darker and more ambitious, from the anti-war bluster of “Bleeding from Within” to the minor-key opus “Fight the Feeling.” The giddy rave-up “Breakin’” is the lone exception, offering a hint of relief from all the bleakness.



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