Less psychedelic than 'Black Hive', 'Snobbery' feels reflective in its storytelling and at points, particularly lyrically and with some of the strings, recalls Belle & Sebastian in their pomp. It's prime single material with an original video to match. The melodies here drift by peacefully, taking your mind with them. They've avoided all the trappings of folk music and semi-acoustic indie and created a tune that rises above both, almost begging for a wider audience; not in the sense that it's produced or written to be commercial, simply in the sense that, really, it's too good to just be ignored.
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