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Islands: A Sleep and a Forgetting (Anti-)new

Only a heartless pustule or jaundiced cynic would actively cheer for heartbreak. Still, the history of popular music teaches that albums inspired by heartbreak are often a prickly sort of brilliant.
Tucson Weekly  |  Michael Petitti  |  04-02-2012  |  Reviews

Islands' Sophomore Album Sounds Like Unificationnew

Arm's Way is Islands' first album as a real, tour-hardened band rather than a loosely organized studio project, and the solidified sextet sounds more comfortable and confident than ever.
The Portland Mercury  |  Eric Grandy  |  06-13-2008  |  Reviews

Islands Sail into 'Arm's Way'new

Islands have transformed from Nick Thorburn and a revolving door of guest stars into a cohesive group with a stable future.
Montreal Mirror  |  Erik Leijon  |  05-23-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Broken Unicornsnew

Ex-bandmates reunite to help form Islands.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Mosi Reeves  |  11-16-2006  |  Reviews

Motion in the Oceannew

With the Unicorns put out to pasture, Nick Diamonds and J’aime Tambeur chart a new course with Islands.
Montreal Mirror  |  Lorraine Carpenter  |  05-19-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Accident at Seanew

Unicorns become Islands.
L.A. Weekly  |  Margaret Wappler  |  05-04-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Extinction of The Unicornsnew

The Islands sound almost nothing like their Montreal-based predecessor.
Tucson Weekly  |  Stephen Seigel  |  04-26-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

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