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Royal Blood
How Did We Get So Dark?

6/10

Released in 2017
Reviewed August 8 2017

How Did We Get So Dark?

Royal Blood's debut in 2014 was the kind of record that was obviously impossible to follow up, yet deep within you there was a little voice saying they could better it.

So what happened? How Did We Get So Dark? is bigger and beefier, but not bolder. It's a consolidation of a unique sound, but in the end it seems more important to demonstrate they still know how than to fill the mould with genuinely new material.

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