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Letters From The Underground by Levellers


Letters From The Underground

Release Date: Aug 11, 2008

Genre(s): Indie, Rock

Record label: OTF


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Album Review: Letters From The Underground by Levellers

Mediocre, Based on 1 Critic

The Guardian - 40
Based on rating 2/5

More a touring outfit these days - it has been three years since their last album, and eight since they reached the album chart - the Levellers have brought the manic Celt-rock energy of their live show to Letters from the Underground. Fiddler Jon Sevink's emphatic sawing is at the forefront of nearly every track, reaching such a pitch of intensity that the rest of the band scramble to keep up. It can be exhilarating to hear them ride punkily roughshod over each other - more typically, though, it sounds like the kind of tedious knees-up that follows the consumption of multi-packs of cider.

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