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Anberlin - Dark Is The Way, Light Is The Place

16 November at 14.00
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They’re naturals at what they do

From the second ‘We Owe This To Ourselves’ plays out it becomes obvious why Anberlin have shifted over 700,000 albums: they’re naturals at what they do. Imagine Emery twisted beyond their basic one-level sound and burnished with swarming guitars that one second lead into upbeat chorus-rock (‘Impossible’) and the next drop to the mid-tempo tenderness of ‘Down’. With Brendan O’Brien (Pearl Jam, AC/DC) producing, Stephen Christian’s vocals cry out louder than ever across closer ‘Depraved’ and it proves that five albums in Anberlin have moved beyond the light of ’New Surrender’ to dabble with a more interesting, darker edge that borders on Circa Survive.

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