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Phoenix, Picture House, Edinburgh

Phoenix, Picture House, Edinburgh

The song remains the same for French popsters

Phoenix: 'The interplay between precision and playfulness was almost entirely lost.'

The French have got serious form when it comes to twisting the determinedly uncool into something hip, a fact Phoenix illustrated so winningly last year with Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, a beautifully crafted album of mid-tempo soft rock which lounged dreamily in some critic-proof holding area between the mid-Seventies and early Eighties.

You end up thinking that Phoenix only really have one song, and they do seem to enjoy playing it over and over again

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