The Coral

The Coral

"When you almost lose everything, you don't take it for granted any more," says The Coral's frontman James Skelly. "That's why this record feels like a new start. And I also think that's why it's so good. We've had to prove ourselves. We've got the hunger back."

'Roots & Echoes' is the record to remind you what a brilliant and unique band The Coral are. Its songs glow with warmth and heart, musicality and melody. Where previous Coral albums would descend into frantic jams, this one is less Beefheart and more Bacharach. "We've become better... more