High and mighty

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - MUSIC REVIEWS - TONY CLAY­TON-LEA

su­perla­tive are not to be ca­su­ally dis­missed.

In­evitably, the only track sung in English ( – surely as ba­nal a ti­tle as you can get) seems out of place, and you’d won­der whether the de­ci­sion to in­clude it sprang from a fear of lack of ra­dio play, or whether it’s meant to be morn­ing at the base of Snow­do­nia with sleep in the eyes and dew in the hair. If you’re a fan of el­e­gant yet pow­er­ful, sub­stan­tial post-rock, then you know the score: mu­sic as beau­ti­ful as this doesn’t need words you can un­der­stand for it to make per­fect sense.

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