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Album Review: Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien

Album Review: Cymbals Eat Guitars - Lenses Alien

Tuesday 20th September, 2011 12:29PM

After a couple of line-up changes and the pressure of following up a stunning debut album (Why There Are Mountains), Cymbals Eat Guitars could have been forgiven for stumbling at the increasingly important second album hurdle. Lenses Alien is anything but a stumble, with the band crafting their swarming 90ís alt-rock style into a darker, more frenetic, sound. With 2009ís Why There Are Mountains, Cymbals Eat Guitars demonstrated that they were a band capable of developing swarming soundscapes, with tight-execution so rare on such ambitious early releases. Lenses continues this trend, the bandís sound is still rich with stunning guitar riffs, melodic piano and DíAgostinoís potent vocal presence.

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