- 17.03. Berlin
- 18.03. Mannheim
Underworld, in other words, have made an album that is absolutely, unabashedly classic Underworld in a way that makes it clear that, while they have no problem staying accessible, it bears seemingly no desire to go begging for a new audience or to repeat themselves. It’s both pretty much anything you could ask for as a long-term fan and the kind of late-period album that is actually worth spreading beyond the faithful. Some excellent albums just feel like the product of hard, painstaking, stressful work. Some, like this one, just feel like artists who have reached a point in their history and craft that their work is just, to quote Hyde, a ‘radiant mirror’ of their selves. This is music for that shining future.