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Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Eyewear's Top Songs of 2012: #13 'Full Circle' by Half Moon Run

Canadians are suddenly cool in the UK, now that the incoming Bank of England governor is a Canuck.  Meanwhile, one of the best albums of the year was from Half Moon Run, a relatively obscure Montreal band supported by Metric.  They have a sound that slides between early Radiohead and folkie Canadiana, and have created a song that I find very moving, very lovely.  It may be about being a McGill med student, or a junkie, or, anyway, I love it.  Brings back memories of the Montreal I used to live in, 16 years ago.




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