Enter Shikari – The Mindsweep


‘Abusing music’s worthless genre boundaries since 2003’ is their tagline, and it’s something that Enter Shikari have held true ever since their formation that year. Every album they’ve released has been different; from the grit and punk nature of 2007’s brilliant debut Take to the Skies right through to the electronic, politically charged A Flash Flood of Colour,‘Abusing music’s worthless genre boundaries since 2003′ is their tagline, and it’s something that Enter Shikari have held true ever since their formation that year. Every album they’ve released has been different; from the grit and punk nature of 2007’s brilliant debut Take to the Skies right through to the electronic, politically charged A Flash Flood of Colour, it’s been a joy to watch the St. Alban’s quartet rise to be one of the biggest forces in British music this millenium. This Monday coming sees the release of the fourth big chapter in their career: The Mindsweep, which has already gained rave reviews and the notion that the band have outdone themselves yet again. Well, let’s find out… One thing that Shikari have proved over the years is that they are very meticulous with their lyrics. Each word is projected with an air that it has been carefully chosen to be in place, not just written down in the heat of a creative moment. Once again, the state of the UK and the world is the overriding theme throughout the album, with Rou Reynolds making another call to arms straight away that we must all unite and keep our planet in good health and […]

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