The Maccabees

Brighton, UK

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BBC 6 Music Mercury review: The Maccabees

BBC 6 Music's Georgie Rogers speaks to The Maccabees about their Mercury-nominated album, Given To The Wild.

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The Maccabees are an indie rock band from London, England. They have released three albums so far, Colour It In in 2007, with a follow-up, Wall of Arms, released on 4 May 2009. Their most recent album Given to the Wild was released on 9 January 2012. Finishing only two new songs so far, their next album is expected for release in September 2014.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Given to the Wild

    Given to the Wild 2012

    Reviewed by Alex Denney
    If only all bands had the guts and honesty of The Maccabees.
  2. Review of Wall Of Arms

    Wall Of Arms 2009

    Reviewed by Keira Burgess
    The band strike while their iron’s hot, but fail to set anyone’s world on fire.
  3. Review of Colour It In

    Colour It In 2007

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    Colour It In' has all the hallmarks of outliving any tiny-minded scene or stereotype.
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