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The House with all the Frames


Who knew a band this good could exist under my radar since 1990? I was 8 years old when Ireland's The Frames picked up instruments as a group. With their fantastic 2006 album The Cost hitting US shores February 20th, maybe they won't have to live under our radar anymore. They sound like a little bit of a mixup between a mellower Muse and Keane. These three songs here will show you the diversity I'm talking about. "Falling Slowly" belongs on a soundtrack. "The Cost" is a massively slow burning anthem. "Dreaming Awake" shows the softer side, but builds to a rousing finish. But you don't have to listen to me, just press play baby.

Listen:
Falling Slowly
The Cost
[from The Cost (out Feb 20th)|buy]
Dream Awake
[from Burn the Maps|buy]
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