Wild Beasts

Formed 2002.

UK indie rock band

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Wild Beasts on the John Peel stage

Watch Wild Beasts' set from the John Peel stage at Glastonbury Festival 2014

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Wild Beasts are an indie rock band from Kendal, England. They released their first single, "Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyants", on Bad Sneakers Records in November 2006, and subsequently signed to Domino Records. They have released four acclaimed albums, Limbo, Panto in 2008, Two Dancers in 2009, Smother in 2011, and Present Tense in 2014. Two Dancers was nominated for the Mercury Prize.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Smother

    Smother 2011

    Reviewed by Mike Diver
    A special third album from perhaps the most inspiring, intriguing band in Britain.
  2. Review of Two Dancers

    Two Dancers 2009

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    A very modern rock album with an ambitious appeal, yet unafraid to be a bit arty.
  3. Review of Limbo, Panto

    Limbo, Panto 2008

    Reviewed by Louis Pattison
    This is a fine debut, full of surprises.
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