'Bright Eyes' most definitely doesn't pander to routine, beginning as a dubby mood piece, like dreampop and trip-hop rubbing shoulders and creating some static energy. It's an energy that's allowed to develop as the song progresses, pausing for thought before switching to some more barren beats and a starker mood, then adding the lushness that you always felt was lurking just below the surface. "We are fortunate, fortunate and good enough" run the vocals. You have to agree, they are good enough and their timing couldn't be better, with sparse new ambient doors being opened by the likes of The xx there's every chance of Wild Swim going the distance.
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