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PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, 26th January-1st February

The best gigs coming up in Leeds this week, including Israel Nash, Death Cab For Cutie, John Grant, Steve Mason and Mr Scruff!

REVIEW: Death Cab For Cutie – ‘Thank You For Today’ (Atlantic / WEA)

Death Cab For Cutie’s ninth album ‘Thank You For Today’ does what it does extremely well, but 20 years into their career, it suffers from an almost total lack of surprise.

REVIEW: Death Cab For Cutie – ‘Kintsugi’ (Atlantic)

by Ed Biggs Hang on, when exactly did Death Cab For Cutie become veterans? Throughout the noughties they became something of an institution, holding a reputation for eager, wide-eyed and emotional indie, cruelly typecast in some quarters as good for soundtracking slushy teen dramas like ‘The O.C.’. But perhaps we didn’t notice them growing older. Their eighth album finds them in a state of flux – one of their two ever-present

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