These New Puritans‰۪ album ‰Û÷Field Of Reeds‰۪ was a beacon of experimental music last year, bathed in the adoration of critics.
‰Û÷Expanded (Live At The Barbican)‰۪ captures the incredible performance from 2014 of These New Puritans performing with a full orchestra and choir (The Heritage Orchestra and Synergy Vocals) at The Barbican Centre.
‰ÛÏJoined by an orchestra and the spellbinding Portuguese fado singer Elisa Rodrigues, the brothers Barnett capture the beautiful, foreboding majesty that marks their music‰ - The Guardian
Available on CD, digital download and deluxe clear double vinyl in a gatefold sleeve.
Praise for ‰Û÷Field Of Reeds‰۪: ‰ÛÏpoignant‰ - The Guardian (4/5); ‰ÛÏstunning‰ - Sunday Times; ‰ÛÏparticularly affecting‰ - The Times (4*); ‰ÛÏdeeply moving‰ - Pitchfork (8.4); ‰ÛÏarguably the musical achievement of the 2010s so far‰ - Record Collector (5*); ‰ÛÏoddly beautiful and strangely alluring‰ - Loud And Quiet (8/10); ‰ÛÏhold a spot on your album of the decades list‰ - The Fly (9/10); ‰ÛÏBeautifully muted, yet murkily enticing‰ - Q (4*); ‰ÛÏIt‰۪s that rare thing; an album that will reward you by drip-feeding you its secrets‰ - Independent On Sunday (9/10); ‰ÛÏAstounding‰ - Uncut (4*); ‰ÛÏtheir triumph is spectacular‰ - Drowned in Sound (9/10)