Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 25 February 2013
Post War years release their second album 'Galapagos' today – the follow up to 2009's 'The Greats and the Happenings'.
The album has been produced by long-term collaborator James Rutledge, and sees the band tapping into a stream of subversive and frequently delightfully avant-garde pop. “We like great pop music and we're partial to experimentalism, so we sit somewhere in the middle” says Henry Riggs (vocals and guitar).
'Galapagos' builds on the rich and innovative melodies and irresistibly squelchy, electronic basslines found on the band's critically acclaimed EPs - ‘Glass House’ and ‘The Bell'. It’s been described as “crashing melodic madness” by NME, “derailed electro-pop with jazz and ‘90s dance edges” by Time Out, and "shimmering in all the right places and oft bordering on the euphoric" by The Line Of Best Fit.
Post War Years have continued their collaboration with the animator and filmmaker Tobias Stretch - who was responsible for the brilliantly surreal videos for ‘Glass House’ and The Bell’ - to create videos for every track on the album.
Along with headlining their own tour in 2013 and dates with Everything Everything, Post War Years will be joining Mumford & Sons on their forthcoming arena tour.