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Across The Meridian


Across The Meridian

First album in 11 years from the Moseley, Birmingham experimental pop band formed in 1988

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  1. 8.6 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Every journey back to Meridian offers one more dazzling gem, shimmering in the music’s translucent waters just waiting to be discovered. Immerse yourself and become beautifully adrift
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  2. 8.0 |   Q

    Sam Owen's milky vocals give these songs a bloodless, etiolated quality that's as sinister as it is pretty. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    A welcome return, Across the Meridian reaffirms that music is a little weirder and a lot more wonderful with Pram back in it - it's as if they spent the past decade globe-trotting a world of their own and returned with these brilliant vignettes as souvenirs for their listeners
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  4. 6.7 |   A.V. Club

    A free-flowing, expertly sorted collage of ’60s filmstrip jazz and psychedelic library music that folds in airy snatches of founding member Sam Owen’s voice
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  5. 6.0 |   Mojo

    A dreamlike state of unease and wonder, in which you don't know where you are, or what's coming next. Print edition only

  6. 6.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    A solid work by a band settling into maturity
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  7. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The tunes are surrounded by rustling, by muffled musical undergrowth pushing through
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