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Mogwai - Special Moves

Live albums are often troublesome things, not for Mogwai

Posted Tuesday, 31 August 2010 in

Album Reviews



Mogwai - Special Moves

Rating: 8

As fans of the group will attest, there’s nothing quite like experiencing Mogwai in a live setting and while ‘Special Moves’ might never fully capture that sheer weight of sound, it nevertheless represents a hugely impressive live document (even without ‘Burning’, the accompanying DVD). Indeed, for those who miss the stripped back aesthetic of ‘Young Team’, the unadorned ferocity of newer efforts such as ‘Friend Of Night’ – no longer buffed with studio sheen – should come as a welcome surprise. And let’s fact it, no matter how many versions of ‘Mogwai Fear Satan’ you might have heard, it never fails to raise goosebumps…

Joe Marshall

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