Cymbals aren’t a new band, but I’d not really listened to them until yesterday, when I listened to an advance copy of their forthcoming album, The Age Of Fracture.
It really is fantastic, and while the year is merely a matter of days old, I genuinely think that it will be a surprise if this does not end up featuring on a number of year end best of lists when we get to it. Am I sticking my neck out here? Yes, because I really think it is that strong a record. Oh, and the artwork is fabulous, too.
Go and buy the album when it’s out (January 27, on Tough Love Records), and for now, enjoy these two excellent tracks taken from it: