"A simple beautiful love is worth countless triumphs when it's real"

Wild Beasts' Hayden Thorpe: "We realised that, actually, the sounds you can create with synths are far more vivid and widescreen. They are so much more bodily, and they enabled us to tell our narratives a bit better. Having said that, we still use guitars - just in a different way. They’re not the horse any more, they’re the cart, if that makes sense..."

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