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Eyewear THE BLOG is among the most read British poetry blogzines, getting more than 20,000 page-views a month. It began in 2005. The views expressed by Canadian-British editor Todd Swift are not necessarily shared by the contributing poets and reviewers, and vice versa. Eyewear blog is archived by The British Library. Any material on this blog infringing copyright will be removed upon request.

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Eyewear's Top Songs of 2012: #26 'You're Early' by 2:54

There was a lot of alternative music this year, but little of it had the seriousness of intent, and passionate yet cool tone, that marks the very best of this genre. 2:54, who seem to have been ignored in most end of year polls, created a seamless, beautiful and deeply polished album of haunted, aloof alt love songs, lost somewhere between dream pop and early Cure.  Hard to select the best from a perfect album, but here goes.

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