A successful sideways step for the Edinburgh band, embracing a more natural sound.
It’s easy to think you have all the answers when it comes to reading bands’ intentions – that’s ‘you’, the modern-day listener and message board commenter, as well as the scribes of reviews like this one. But, most often, it’s a fool’s game.
To wit, Something for the Weakened, the third album by Edinburgh-based septet Meursault. Its two full-length predecessors brought together programmed beats and swelling indie-rock with emotionally tender lyrical subject matter. A Scottish answer to The Postal Service, some suggested, and it seemed to be causing their proverbial star to rise.
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Source: BBC Music