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Single Review: Among Brothers - I Am Certain

  • By MisterCharlie Author Avatar
  • 9 Oct 2012
  • Release Date 9 Oct 2012
New folk fuelled, chamber pop psychedelia from Cardiff

Among Brothers are a new mob signed to Too Pure. Their press people throw out some on-trend and not entirely unfair comparisons to Grizzly Bear and Animal Collective, and debut single I Am Certain packs in enough psychedelic left turns, twee orchestral pop flourishes and idiosyncratic folk melodies to satisfy the most beardy of listeners. At times I Am Certain sounds a little like it's over reaching itself, words and melody tumbling out too fast for comfort- but when it's good, it's sublime, and for sheer breadth of ideas, the band have delivered more variety in 4 minutes than The Ramones did in an entire career. If that sounds like your bag, listen below--