by Zolton in New Music on Wednesday 9 January 2008

Don’t let the name fool you. Yet another in a long line of quality indie-rock bands out of Atlanta, Georgia, Manchester Orchestra are anything but classical. Instead their iriscable, guitar heavy sound is a moody, swirling, bouncing slingshot of pop melodies with just enough melancholy to keep it from sounding too ‘shiny happy people’.

Listen to the Manchester Orchestra track, Where have you been?