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The Maccabees: Alexandra Palace, London

David Bennun, The Guardian, 30 June 2017

THERE'S MUCH to be said for perseverance. Seven years ago and two albums in, the Maccabees, if not quite the "landfill indie" of Britain's post-Libertines era, were orbiting around it. They had the squiggly, needling guitars, the clattering drums, and from Orlando Weeks, the then customary quavering, hyper-emotive vocals.

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