These New Puritans arrived in Leeds at the Belgrave Music Hall on Friday for their tour of new album ‘Inside The Rose’.
The best gigs of the week in Leeds, including Nicole Atkins, Heir, Fontaines D.C, Pup, Beirut and These New Puritans.
Exuding beauty and menace in equal measure, These New Puritans’ fourth album ‘Inside The Rose’ is another avant-garde triumph.
To adapt that famous misquotation attributed to Mark Twain, reports of the album’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Ever since the turn of the millennium, conventional wisdom has had it that the traditional long-player is on its way out, an arcane format out of time with the digital world that will cede inexorably to a future of singles and playlists. But while many artists have experimented with what an album