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Dream The Electric Sleep - Beneath The Dark Wide Sky album review

Album Review

Blackouts and revelations from the Kentucky post-proggers Dream The Electric Sleep

The follow-up to 2014’s Heretics has all the huge melodies and arena-filling crescendos of its predecessor, only now there is a socio-political imperative: Beneath… was inspired by photographs taken of the Dust Bowl in the 1930s by American photographer Dorothea Lange, who according to singer-guitarist Matt Page, “believed photographs had the ability to shine an objective light on issues of social justice and environmental degradation and could be used to motivate social and political change”.

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