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Wild Beasts: Smother (Domino)

Mike Diver, bbc.co.uk, May 2011

WILD BEASTS' RISE from cult concerns loved by a critical clique, through Mercury Prize-nominated sorts with a sharp and saucy twist on typical indie tropes, to this third album of quiet, measured majesty represents a victory for individuality over intermittent trend-hopping. 

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