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Into the Woods (Music - Malcolm Middleton) The opening line is a big clue — ''You're gonna break my heart, I know it'' — that Scottish singer Malcom Middleton (of mordant rockers...Into the Woods (Music - Malcolm Middleton)Indie Rock The opening line is a big clue — ''You're gonna break my heart, I know it'' — that Scottish singer Malcom Middleton (of mordant rockers...2005-08-15
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Into the Woods (Music - Malcolm Middleton)

Genre: Indie Rock; Lead Performer: Malcolm Middleton; Producer (group): Chemikal Underground

The opening line is a big clue — ”You’re gonna break my heart, I know it” — that Scottish singer Malcom Middleton (of mordant rockers Arab Strap) is one dour, cynical fellow with an accent thicker than porridge. This tuneful disc of U.K. mope rock — Into the Woods — isn’t all suffering, however. Middleton’s dark humor, silly puns (”Bear With Me”), and vibrant arrangements bring some sunlight and warmth to his lager-soaked heart.

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