The Circles

Looking Back

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The Circles were part of the classic mod revival scene, with singles and albums out in 1979 and 1980. Detour Records approached them not only to reissue a 1980 live album but to re-form for a single concert. This led them to start gigging again and to record Looking Back, their first album in 20 years. They represent the mod sensibilities of powerful chords contrasted with touching lyrics. Socially aware and experienced, the new material from the Circles is open-eyed, poetic power pop.

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