|Keane | CD review | 2003|
KEANE - This Is The Last
Time (Fierce Panda)
This is the Last Time fits comfortably into all of the above categories and many more besides; it's that special and, thus, it would be foolish to believe it possible to do its beauty any sort of justice using words alone.
Those suggesting Keane's lack of guitars is nothing more than a gimmick couldn't be further from the truth; the piano and drums perfectly connote the song's raw emotion and, together with its impassioned, soaring vocals, make for a track which is nothing less than spellbinding and able to raise the hairs on the back of your neck.
Probably the most gorgeous single of 2003, and hopefully far from the last time we'll hear from Keane. Treasure it.
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