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Album Of The Week: Arab Strap | As Days Get Dark

The beloved Scottish mope-rockers pick up right where they left off after 15 years.

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THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “They’re back from the grave and ready to rave. Some 15 years after calling it quits, Scottish indie-gloom duo Arab StrapAidan Moffat and Malcolm Middleton — are returning (and back up to their old tricks) with the comeback album As Days Get Dark. “It’s about hopelessness and darkness,” says Moffat. “But in a fun way.” The band’s seventh studio album is their first since 2005’s The Last Romance. The new album will appeal to longtime fans and pick up new ones who weren’t ready for Arab Strap first time round!”