FAMILY OF ALIENS
On their fabulous third album, FAMILY OF ALIENS, Teleman’s roles are less clearly defined.
The result is a fluent, fluid album of glorious pop songs, sometimes effervescent, sometimes foreboding, sometimes melancholic, united by melody, always melody.
Sanders says the group has become “like a weird family. Making this last record I realised how much we rely on each other. We have our disagreements but if we always saw eye to eye, we’d probably never create anything interesting.” Tom, Pete, Hiro and Jonny take the view that there’s no right or wrong in music. They’ve experienced births and deaths, hard times and better times, but “music offers us an escape, and that’s exactly what we hope other people find in it.”
Perhaps it’s that sense of music as an escape that means Teleman are always finding something new to say with their music: