Album of the Day: Metronomy – The English Riviera

It’s been quite the year for Metronomy. The Mercury prize nomination they received for this album is a small part of the adulation it has inspired, from dark discotheques to festival main stages. It’s not hard to work out why: their beats are tight, their lyrics are smart, and they look so damn good. That’s not to mention the chic videos, the rapidly-becoming-iconic lady drummer, and the gorgeous vocal harmonies…

I played this single approximately 17 times in a row when a press copy winged its way into The Student‘s office…


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