Chemical Brothers – Born in the Echoes (4 stars)

More of the same, but new every time


This article is from 2015.

Album review: Chemical Brothers – Born in the Echoes

(Virgin EMI)

Like a train, the Chemical Brothers just keep on going. Following on from the Hanna soundtrack and the live Don’t Think record, this eighth album leads on the disco falsetto-voiced rave grind of ‘Sometimes I Feel So Deserted’, taking in a customarily full guest roster including Q-Tip on the smooth electro of ‘Go’, a heavily-processed St Vincent floating over ‘Under Neon Lights’, Cate Le Bon owning the off-balance title track and Beck on the blissed-out finale ‘Wide Open’. It’s more of the same but new every time.

Born in the Echoes is released on Wed 17 Jul.

Chemical Brothers feat. Q-Tip: Go (official video)

This article is from 2015.

Glastonbury Festival

The UK's largest music festival returns for its 35th year.

Worthy Farm, Shepton Mallet

Wed 21 Jun

Times & prices vary

Thu 22 Jun

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Fri 23 Jun

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…and 2 more dates until 25 Jun

The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers mix up their usual psychedelic blend of electro, house and rock with slightly less potency these days.


A three-day eclectic music festival featuring popular bands, plus family entertainment, comedy, cabaret and more. This year's theme has been confirmed as 'Summer of Love' with music from Chemical Brothers, Tame Impala, Underworld, The Jacksons, Flying Lotus, Jurassic 5, Jamie xx, Annie Mac, Gorgon City, Little Dragon and…

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