Crystal Castles: Crystal Castles II

Words: Gareth O’Malley ‘What are Crystal Castles trying to get at by having a second self-titled album?’, I wondered to myself when details for the new record were announced a couple of months back. ‘Are they trying to say that they’ve reinvented themselves as a band, and so much so that they want to tell us they’re “starting over”, as it were?’ Having heard relatively little material off their debut - I’d seen them mentioned a lot but had never felt all that pushed to investigate - I couldn’t really comment at that stage. Now I’m in an entirely different position, hence why I’m writing this thing.

Obviously. It’s out next Monday, but as I’m sure many of you are ....
6:04 a.m. Thursday 20th May 2010 EST
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