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01. Call me when it all goes wrong
02. Mossy well
03. Save the planet
04. The inheritance
05. Dictator
06. Ball and chain
07. Something is slipping my mind
08. Waiting on something
09. Leave here alone
10. Cancel the sun

There's something different about The Rails on their brilliant third album. It's not just the sound of the record, which is harder, tougher and rockier than ever before. Cancel The Sun is melodic and immediate, a record that brings together the musical pasts of Kami Thompson and James Walbourne - her family heritage, as the daughter of Linda and Richard Thompson, and sister of Teddy; his as guitarist for Son Volt, The Pogues and The Pretenders - in a record that sounds like a pure version of themselves. You could spend hours casting around for a term to describe it, but maybe the best one would be pinched from an Eliza Carthy album title: Anglicana - music that might originate in America, but is clearly and resolutely English.

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