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The Lowdown on Low

Ben Thompson, Independent, The, November 2000

"AND THE LIGHT it burns your skin," Low's Alan Sparhawk intones tenderly, his voice flickering like a candle by a sash window, "In a language you don't understand". His wife Mimi Parker enfolds the last three words in a soft, bell-like vocal harmony, and the final note echoes out into the crowd with a clarity that borders on the supernatural.

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