Marcus Mumford and co return with their third album, Wilder Mind... and this time, they've ditched the banjos.
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Banjos! Waistcoats! Catchy choruses! Welcome to the world of Marcus Mumford and pals.
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You can hear the band chatting through their latest record right here!
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Stereophonics, Girl Friend, Rebecca Clements and more line up for your inspection. Let us know what you think!
The 5 best new songs of the week (4 May 2015)
Circa Waves, Everything Everything, The Cribs and more for your May Day delectation.
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The most famous and controversial line-up changes in music
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Extra Track! XFM's favourite bonus songs and hidden tracks
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