What is heaven? Mother Teresa and your nan sat together on a white fluffy cloud? Really?
Manchester four-piece MONEY argues that it’s life on earth – and it’s celebrated in all its bleak yet beautiful glory here.
By second song ‘Who’s Going To Love You Now’ they’re coming to terms with human mortality while a musical lift akin to Arcade Fire’s ‘Wake Up’ gives hope. ‘Hold Me Forever’ (video below) explores the human concept of God via an angelically melodic, reverb-soaked backdrop.
Contrastingly, piano ballad ‘Goodnight London’ shines a light on crepuscular, animalistic urges. Expect to be challenged, provoked, and amazed by this near-heavenly debut.
Words: Simon Butcher
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