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Dan from Bastille
January 2, 2013

Bastille – ‘Pompeii’

Released: This year at some point
Label: EMI
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Now let's just preface this by saying that the proper version of 'Pompeii' - which debuted on Huw Stephens' Radio 1 show this morning - is not what you will find in the clip below.

The clip below is some sort of Maida Vale session thing, and the proper version is about 40% sparkier, 28% more pop and 60% better overall, but you get the general idea. EDIT: We've added the proper radio edit now.

The "how am I gonna be an optimist about this line" is PRETTY GOOD wouldn't you say?

We wonder what Bastille's album will be like? We're predicting a solid three to four songs we'll still be happily listening to 18 months later. Anyway it's out in March so let's all meet back here to discuss our findings. Deal? Deal.


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