First impressions: Patrick Wolf – Sundark and Riverlight

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I’m so late to the Patrick Wolf party that there’s already someone locked in the bathroom, refusing to come out, and half the guests are passed out in the kitchen. There’s always the bore in the corner talking about right-wing politics, so I’ll just barge past him, grab a handful of peanuts and make myself at home. It’s not that I’d never heard of Patrick Wolf, but that by the time I actually got around to hearing the music, it was in his – to me – less engaging phase (Lupercalia), so I sort of shrugged and forgot about him. It was only recently that I was nagged into checking out Lycanthropy and ended up fizzing around the room like a balloon with a hole in it. I was excited. Continue reading