Totally Mild-PackshotThose waiting eagerly for a follow-up to Totally Mild’s staggering debut Down Time are richly rewarded here.

Her was a long time in preparation, but the past year of contemplation has produced a record as grandiose and polished as the band’s ambitions have always sought. Picking its components apart hardly makes sense; Her works together effortlessly and is paced beautifully, its ballads (where Liz Mitchell showcases the full, entrancing power of her voice) balanced against rock stompers, invigorated by what’s become Totally Mild’s signature sound. For years Totally Mild have been the coolest-looking, coolest-sounding pop act in Australia. Her is set to prove it.

Her is out now via Chapter Music/Secretly Canadian/Inertia.

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