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Mew Band

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by Sophos, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. Sophos


    Mew are a Danish alternative rock band, often incorporating elements of shoegaze and dream pop into their brand of alt rock. They've put out six studio albums, their most recent being 2015's +-. +- is perhaps their biggest, most grandiose statement yet, with the kind of sound that is meant to soar over and fill arenas. They're no stranger to broad scope though, whether it was 2005's excellent And The Glass Handed Kites or 2009's No More Stories Told..., the band has always been using massive soundscapes and dizzying walls of sound to build dense atmospheres for their pop compositions to lay over. They have a truly unique sound, one that any fan of unique alt music should grow accustomed with.

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  2. FTank

    Prestigious Prestigious

    Last album was really good, but I haven't explored the rest of their catalog.
  3. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    Listen to Frengers
  4. Sophos


    and the glass handed kites is their best imho
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  5. nfdv2

    Trusted Prestigious

    no more stories is my friend's fav album ever and he gave it to me as a gift for my 16th bday and i fell in love so it'll always have a special place in my heart

    really loved +- though, still need to give frengers a full listen
  6. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    Snow Brigade is the catchiest song
  7. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    Something happening tomorrrooowwwwwww

  8. Horrorca


    last one is the first one that didn't really grab me...

    like, it was good, but I was used to huge leaps in direction (not necessarily quality) for every album and the last one felt like a further exploration of No More Stories

    it's hard to choose one though, all are unique.. but as an integral collection of songs, I would say Glass Handed Kites

    but No More Stories has such a unique atmosphere and sound.. it brings me back to a certain moment in my life and makes me very nostalgic...

    special special band - excited to see what comes next and maybe get on board again this time around because they are really great
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  9. Makoto

    Monafide bonafide

    Severely underrated band
  10. Fronnyfron

    Woke Up Right Handed Prestigious

  11. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

  12. Henry

    Moderator Moderator

    Got my tickets. Love that album sooooo so much.
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  13. stars143


    I'll be at the NYC date. Super underrated band (at least in the US) and Frengers is my favorite from them.
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  14. stars143


    The Frengers show was great! But they had no merch, which was odd...
  15. SoundscapeMN



    for those who are really fanatics and enjoy podcasts, they may enjoy a new Podcast from the people.

    MewX Podcast
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  16. Horrorca


    did not know this was coming

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  17. irthesteve

    formerly irthesteve Prestigious

    oh wow! That looks like it should be awesome, guess I gotta listen
  18. stars143


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