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Album Review: CHAMPS – VAMALA

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Champs - Belgrave Music Hall

We are big fans of Champs here at Backseat Mafia and loved their recent album ‘VAMALA’ which we reviewed here, one of a multitude of rave reviews for the Isle of Wight duo’s album of exquisitely crafted and gorgeously harmonised pop-folk songs. It really is an album of sheer beauty and if you haven’t yet added …


We recently reviewed Vamala, the fabulous new album from Isle of Wight duo Champs, giving it a deserved 9 out of 10. You can see that review in full here. It looks like we are not the only people impressed by Vamala as the album continues to collect overwhelmingly positive accolades from the music press. We managed …

Album cover for VAMALA by CHAMPS

VAMALA is a word used by Isle of Wight fishermen for a certain type of dangerous storm that comes in suddenly off the sea. It is also the name of the new album from Isle of Wight siblings CHAMPS. released on 23rd February 2015 by Play It Again Sam. Thankfully for Michael and David Champion, their …