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John Grant and the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra: Harpa Eldborg, Reykjavik

Kieron Tyler, MOJO, February 2016

JOHN GRANT does not take the easy route. After the release of his third solo album, he could have relaxed and soaked up the warm glow cast by its reviews and Top 5 sales. But no, his first major show in the wake of Grey Tickles, Black Pressure marries him up with his regular live band, supporting vocals from Sisy Ey's Eyporsdottir sisters and the might of the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra.

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