Meursault

Crow Hill

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Formed in 2006 and led by singer-songwriter Neil Pennycook, Meursault's name is a reference to the main character of L'Etranger, the absurdist novel by Albert Camus. The band's musical style has been categorised as folktronica, alternative rock and indie folk, while the band themselves have described themselves as "epic lo-fi" A collection of 'urban horror' vignettes set to music, with each song telling the story of a particular inhabitant of the titular town.

The Skinny - 5***** - Album Of The Month - "Crow Hill offers a sublime tonic for these bizarre and frustrating times."

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