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Chvrches (2015)

Interview by Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages audio, 22 November 2015

Iain, Martin and Lauren talk about how the band evolved; the development of their writing style; the influence of '80s electropop; dealing with the focus on Lauren, and the broad nature of their audience.

File format: mp3; file size: 30.2mb, interview length: 31' 29" sound quality: ***

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