Of all the rock bands I’ve come across since starting Love is Pop, Dead Letter Circus is one of the most intellectual. Just pick any song from any of their albums and listen to it and you’ll see what I mean. Frontman Kim Benzie’s lyrics require deep thought to fully comprehend; they’re like...Read more
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The band Dead Letter Circus immediately reminds me of is Silverchair -- and not just because they're both from Australia. And I'm not talking about Silverchair's early work when they were more or less a Nirvana clone. I'm talking about Silverchair's last three albums (Neon Ballroom,...
Dead Letter Circus, who hail from Australia, are one of those bands who are impossible to categorize. In fact, when they first burst onto the scene in the land down under in 2007, people didn’t know what to make of them. Were they metal? Were they alt-rock? Prog rock? Nobody was certain and...Read more