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Album review Various Artists - This is England ’90 – Original Soundtrack Snatches of dialogue from the series, along with variety, new tracks and thoughtful curation raise this above your average old skool compilation. >>
Tracks of my years Oasis - Supersonic Supersonic hit the charts three places below PJ & Duncan. It was an inauspicious start to a scarcely believable career. >>
Tracks of my years The Charlatans - Sproston Green Sproston Green is the last track on Some Friendly, and was said to be lead singer Tim Burgess' favourite Charlatans song at the time. It's the kind of song that sits up and begs to be played at a neighbour or parent-offending volume, and that's generally how I listened to it. >>
Tracks of my years The Stone Roses - She Bangs the Drums She Bangs The Drums became The Stone Roses' first indie chart #1 and their first top 40 hit in July 1989. "The past was yours but the future's mine”, sang Ian Brown, unaware of the brick wall around the corner. Liam Gallagher, the next to let his natural Manchester sounds sheeee-iiine, once chose it as his favourite summer anthem. Sound choice, Liam. >>
Track of the Day The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored Share As word gets round that The Stone Roses are to split again, it takes me back to when The Stone Roses was regularly topping bestest album of all time … >>
Track of the Day Inspiral Carpets - Caravan Share Oldham’s Inspiral Carpets were one of those classic 80s/90s indie bands who came out of the North-West. Along with Happy Mondays, Stone Roses and others, they fused the original … >>