Anything goes with Britain’s Everything Everything

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Anything goes for Britain's Everything Everything

One of British music’s biggest success stories in recent years is Everything Everything.

They’ve forged a reputation for complex songs that tackle… everything. From the superficiality of Photoshop to terrorism.

CCTV America’s Owen Fairclough reports on the music industry, and why it might be having a Renaissance moment.

Anything goes for Britain's Everything Everything

Anything goes for Britain's Everything Everything

One of British music's biggest success stories in recent years is Everything Everything. They've forged a reputation for complex songs that tackle... everything - from the superficiality of Photoshop to terrorism. CCTV America’s Owen Fairclough reports on the music industry, and why it might be having a Renaissance moment.

The band obsesses about low attention spans, ISIL, the environment and mass murderers. Everything Everything’s dark subject matter seems off-putting, but they’re one of the UK’s most critically acclaimed and popular bands.

It’s not just Everything Everything’s complex song structures that’s made them one of pop music’s anomalies. While being one of the most innovative and multimedia savvy bands around, they also worry that multimedia overload is killing our attention spans.