Shorn of a member, Sneaky Sound System return with a renewed energy and sense of purpose on their third long player. From infectious album opener Friends – all filtered French house circa 2001 – onwards, it’s a fantastic listen, with producer Black Angus gently pushing their sound into interesting new direction. Check the saucy syncopated funk of We Love or the retro synths of 1984 for some of Sneaky’s oddest, most appealing work to date. And in the appropriately titled Big, they’ve crafted the sort of tears-on-the-dancefloor anthem that can proudly stand alongside Kylie’s The One and Robyn’s Dancing On My Own as one of the most gorgeous electro ballads in recent memory.

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