Updated: Jun 17, 2019

Words by Abi Whistance

Getting to hear albums before they’ve been released is a massive perk of reviewing music for a living, but after a little while the exhilaration of knowing you’re the proud owner of something novel wears off.

It’s rare these days that I hear an album and am genuinely excited for everyone else to hear it, but every once in a while I hear something incredible, something ground-breaking, something that’s excruciating to keep to myself until the release date.

Ultraviolet Animals by Happy Daggers is one of the most agonising secrets I’ve ever had to keep. To master a pop song without it sounding recycled or dull is hard enough, but to master an entire pop album – now that’s near on impossible.

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