“It was a case of throwing ideas at each other in their rawest form and stuff would emerge,” says Lou Rhodes, Lamb’s singer and lyricist, “There’s a Buddhist saying about the creative process being like throwing rocks at each other. It was like that, like process driven art.”

“We had no idea what we were doing,” laughs Andy Barlow, her partner in the band, sitting on a sofa in his clifftop studio, near Brighton, “I was 18 and not even aspiring to work with a singer, that wasn’t on my agenda. I very much just wanted to do interesting soundscapes. There was no idea of ‘Let’s include a song’. I really liked to make music that would fit no bracket, that would take 90 years just to describe.”

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