Darwen Deez

Competition Image

Win Darwin Deez Albums

Entirely self-recorded and produced in Asheville, North Carolina, then mixed in London with Charlie Andrew (Alt-J, Eugene McGuiness), "Songs For Imaginative People", is the most fascinating and thrilling record you'll hear this year, as Darwin flexes his muscles and moves into unashamedly uncharted territory. We have copies up for grabs!

It's there lyrically, as he explores his solidarity with existentialism (on first single "Free (The Editorial Me")), and, uses the schizoid blast of "(800) HUMAN" as a "prayer for deliverance from the existential inauthenticity of laziness and submission". His penchant for irresistible melodies is present and correct too, as in "You Can't Be My Girl", which is, in essence, a glorious paean to a damaged, and impossible, relationship "you're sweet but you're messed up/ your best friend is a red cup". Whilst, equally anthemic, 'Redshift' cleverly uses big-bang metaphor to poignantly dissect the pain of break-up, "Was there a big bang that I just missed? Did an explosion cause a redshift? 'cos you're moving away from me, what did I do? The Universe is just an empty space without you".

This is a record so obviously connected with the artist's life, a record any soul can feel on every level. Witness also "Chelsea's Hotel", where rhyming couplets representing the romantic polarity of pursuit pinch the skin akin to stretching the sonnets of John Donne: "I'm not leaving, this is just the place, I've been homeless since the dimples on her simple face. And I've spent my fortune, I've torn the town apart, to build a hotel on her heart".

We're just scratching the surface. Ultimately, this is Darwin Deez MK II - his deepest, most personal and innovatively inspiring record to date.

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 19th February 2013 23:23

Enter Now:

Question: Who won Superbowl 47?

Please provide an up to date contact number. This number will only be used to contact you if you have won.

Terms and Conditions

F365 Forums

Join the Banter...

Footer 365

West Brom boss Tony Pulis admits Saido Berahino may leave

Saido Berahino can leave West Brom "if the deal is right", says manager Tony Pulis.

Steve McClaren set to be removed from Derby role on Friday

Steve McClaren is set to leave his post as Derby manager later on Friday, Sky sources understand.

West Ham: No Monday meeting for Sam Allardyce who is off on a family holiday

Sam Allardyce accepts that his future as manager of West Ham will be decided on Monday “one way or other.”

Mail Box

Don't Slate Sterling For Ambition...

Raheem Sterling deserves credit for his desire to quit Liverpool, according to one mailboxer. Also: why football should not be compared to business and Degsy's latest spot of bother...

England Have Four Proper Good Players...

Let's see if you can guess who they are, according to one mailboxer. we also have lots on Raheem Sterling and some views on breaking down defences and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company