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album: The Crookes – ‘Soapbox’

Emblazoned with the freewheeling spirit of the Beat Generation, 2012 saw The Crookes honing their penchant for tightly constructed, unashamed pop songs with Hold Fast, none more pertinently than on the cinematic, sunset-gorged melancholy of ‘Sal Paradise’, poetically capturing the essence of Jack … Continue reading

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album: The Crookes – ‘Hold Fast’

Sheffield’s other favourite sons, The Crookes, have returned with their second album ‘Hold Fast’, released on esteemed indie label, Fierce Panda. Astoundingly, they’ve still not quite managed to break through, despite being championed early on by NME, then going on to produce an … Continue reading

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