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Album: It Hugs Back, Inside My Guitar (4AD)

Inside My Guitar is a gentle grower of a debut record and the good news is that this four-piece from Kent are subtle and restrained musicians with their best years in front of them.

The bad news is the realisation that, in reality, these young hopefuls sound a little too like the criminally underrated the Clientele. And look where it’s got them.

Download this: ‘Back Down’ adds a little Murmur-era REM to the mix