Recorded after the British art rockers reportedly fired and rehired lead singer Kele Okereke, their guitar-heavy fourth record stews with palpable aggression. There's tetchy falsetto, brittle distortion and a tempestuous anti-one- percent rant ("We're Not Good People") that approaches thrash metal. It makes for their best record since their 2005 debut.
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