14 May 2017
The Afghan Whigs - In Spades
The name Afghan Whigs has always hold a certain value and worth to a lot of people, with each release being met with anticipation. When they released their 2014 album 'Do to the Beast' (our review linked here) it was a majestic return of unbridled joy & passion and showed that they had truly grown as musicians during their sabbatical and 'Do to the Beast' was the album that the band had always threatened to release, it was when their ambition was met by their performance and it sounded glorious. Roll forward three years and they have released 'In Spades' which was produced by head Whig Gregg Dulli in studios in New Orleans, Joshua Tree, Los Angeles and Memphis. It is an album that spans the whole of America and it is one that I have been looking forward to. Will it be as good as 'Do to the Beast' or will it miss that greatness?
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