By Kieran Webber
Today Wire are sharing new track ‘Internal Exile’ from their upcoming mini-album ‘Nocturnal Koreans’, which is due April 29th via pinkflag.
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The synthetic, waltzing gait of ‘Internal Exile’ channels the spirit of underappreciated ’80s Wire but relocates it in a broader landscape, intriguingly fleshed out with Matthew Simms’s lap-steel guitar and, for the first time in Wire’s history, trumpet. While managing to avoid joining “the queue of future has-beens” mentioned in Graham Lewis’s lyric, the band are looking forwards and backwards simultaneously.
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