British Sea Power – Sea of Brass

British Sea Power - Sea of Brass

Where next for our intrepid heroes? We return, of course, to the adventures of British Sea Power, a band for whom no amount of critical adulation in the broadsheets will ever translate to a decent festival billing. You sense there was a point around 2005, probably when “Please Stand Up” was released as a single, that they could have gone stellar; could perhaps have been an Arcade Fire, or at least The National. Maybe it wasn’t meant to be. (Bittersweet, not least because Win Butler famously followed the English band around on tour, pre-Funeral.) Regardless, it was probably our gain.

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