You know the form. The latest "edgy" TV drama is in post-production; John Simm was first on the cast list to provide Northern gritty authenticity; enough of the labyrinthine plot-twists centre around e-mails and mobile phones to provide a veneer of contemporaneity; now the execs are wondering what "filmic" soundtrack they can put on top of those all-important grainy trailers.
'Hmmm, lets see. We've used Massive Attack's Angel, and Portishead's Sour Times for the last 500... What about that Lamb single?'And this is pretty much what you think you're going to get as the first few portentous bars of Wonder unfold, the first single from Lamb's new album, Before Darkness And Wonder.
But by the time we hit the string- and harp-laden effects of the chorus, this is actually a pretty chirpy number, almost aghast at its own blissfulness. Looks like those TV execs are going to have to go back to that worn-out copy of Dummy for inspiration.
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