They say you have your whole life to make your first album; years upon years of growth, learning and experience filtered into one perfect record. Your debut is supposed to be the one you labour over, while the follow-up is meant to be served up within spitting distance of the last. Well, not if you’re London based Wild Palms. “We did that in reverse,” explains the band’s sardonic, quick-witted frontman Lou Hill. “The first album was just the songs that we would play live, we wrote it really quickly. But this one took ages...” Five years in fact.