Biffy Clyro (5 stars)

This article is from 2007

Biffy Clyro

Puzzle (14th Floor)

ROCK

The pressure of expectation on a band is only really pressure if you don’t have the requisite songs to walk the walk. This, Biffy Clyro’s fourth album, walks the walk. The proggy edges that might have frightened the greater populace in the past remain intact but have been woven into tight, adrenalised anthemic rock songs. Much of this record was inspired lyrically by the death of singer Simon Neil’s mother, and while his grief is acute and explored with unflinching honesty, there are still flashes of hope among the anger and despair. Puzzle is the total package: it lays bare a band with a broken heart who continue to be sonically unpredictable while remaining wholly accessible and intuitively melodic. A bittersweet classic.

(Mark Robertson)

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Biffy Clyro

The award-winning, chart-topping Kilmarnock rockers return with their unique brand of hard alternative rock and post-hardcore. As their fans say, 'Mon the Biff!'

Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jun

£0–£249.25 / 0141 427 5454

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Tue 13 Apr

£0–£40 / 01223 357851

Liverpool Guild Of Students

Sun 11 Apr

£40 / 0151 794 4143

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