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These New Puritans is an English rock band founded in 2006.
They have released two albums so far, both of them very different. Beat Pyramid
was a Post Punk
style album, heavily influenced by The Fall
and featuring very obtuse and literate lyrics. Hidden
was something else entirely - an extremely weird album based largely around electronics and Everything Is an Instrument
samples, featuring a horn section and Japanese taiko drums on most songs and with influences from world music and neoclassical music.Discography:
The band consists of
- Beat Pyramid (2008)
- Hidden (2010)
- Jack Barnett - Lead vocals, guitar, producer, multi-instrumentalist
- George Barnett - Drums, programming
- Thomas Hein - Bass guitar, sampler, keyboards, percussion
- Sophie Sleigh-Johnson - Keyboards, sampler
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