The Splendour Of Fear is Felt's most glacial and otherworldly album. It's six tracks stretch and twist way beyond normal indie song length and as a result structure wise it kind of predates the wandering post rock of the likes of Mogwai. But Felt were full of classical flourishes aided most obviously by ace guitarist Maurice Deebank who now lives in a monastery! 

Vinyl LP £22.99 FLT181

Remastered LP on Cherry Red, in deluxe gatefold sleeve.

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CD box set £28.99 FLX181

CD in a bespoke 7” box, includes the original album in a special gatefold sleeve – long deleted 7” vinyl single, reproduction gig flyers, double-sided poster, and four button lapel badges. Initial copies signed by Lawrence!.

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The Splendour Of Fear by Felt
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8/10 Jack 26th December 2017

The spare, guitar-based art-pop sketches of the debut, Crumbling the Antiseptic Beauty, give way to a fuller, more fleshed-out sound here on their 2nd album, The Splendour of Fear. The more solid and forceful rhythmic foundation is a welcome shift, and luckily it doesn't detract from the wonderfully hypnotic atmosphere singer Lawrence and lead guitarist Maurice Deebank conjure with the intricate, delicate, highly melodic mesh of their guitars. This record goes down a bit easier once you're already familiar with Felt's aesthetic.



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