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Roddy Woomble album review: Clash

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“Beyond its instalment in a career that has now seen five solo albums – though not quite enough to shake off the obligatory prefix of ‘Idlewild frontman’ – Roddy Woomble’s latest arrives in the dread canon of experimental lockdown releases, however weary and unbidden its entry. Recorded last year in Dundee and produced by bandmate and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Wasylyk, the record’s billing as both “ambient, meditative soundtrack” and “Dystopian pop” goes some way to foreshadowing how rarely ‘Lo! Soul’ remains on either path.”

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