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You Me At Six
Night People Liberator
by Rod Yates | January 6th, 2017 10:12:AM EST
You Me At Six may headline Wembley, but they've struggled to chart similar heights outside their homeland. Night People will likely not change that. Having decamped to Nashville with producer Jacquire King (Kings of Leon), their fifth album veers from Royal Blood-esque riff-fests (the title-track) to big, sweeping, made-for-arenas moments such as "Give", yet fails to consistently set the pulse racing – for every melodic gem like "Heavy Soul" there's a song like "Swear" that elicits a shrug of the shoulders. Frontman Josh Franceschi's voice has always been solid if unspectacular – a good analogy for the band in general.
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