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“We all bleed, we all breathe and nothing stays the same,” Luke Sital-Singh sings. But some things do stay the same, namely the procession of sensitive young men crooning about love and heartbreak over inoffensive soft-rock.

The Surrey singer-songwriter is a textbook example, his voice tremulous with longing, the strums of his guitar a blandly consoling comfort blanket.

The occasional impassioned vocal breaks through, together with the odd unexpected musical effect such as the echoing guitar feedback that ignites “I Have Been a Fire”. But the flames are soon extinguished.

Luke Sital-Singh

The Fire Inside

(Parlophone)

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