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If you think that ( ) feels a little empty, you need to check out this auspicious debut of a mini-LP: From the otherworldly guitar-and-organ drone all the way up to the fragile girly-man vox, “Sleeping Giant” features everything you miss about “Svefn-G-Englar.” But in English.—Leonard Roberge