I posted the official videos for 'Fait Accompli' & 'Missing Link'...FFS indeed!oh ffs! ... it was the official video for 'Horror Head' ... which may have been the first song I heard by them.
I confess to being one of those assorted weirdos.It was a great time for music and festivals were still pretty cheap and still ... how do I put this? ... they were still in the realm of the 'underground'. It's not like today where you see 'normal' people at festivals, it was still basically a weird collection of indie kids, old punks, hippies and assorted weirdos stomping around in doc martens. .. you weren't going to bump into your neighbour and her kids or anything and 99% of the bands were only found in the pages of Sounds and NME...
I posted the official videos for 'Fait Accompli' & 'Missing Link'...FFS indeed!
Still a great-sounding band. I remember the anticipation for the release of the 'Doppelgänger' album.
I confess to being one of those assorted weirdos.
You should have seen what the festivals were like in the 70s & 80s then - especially the free ones.
I last went to Glastonbury in the early 80s, and was horrified at the 'commercialism' of it even back then. I recall that Mrs R commented at the time that it seemed to be 'full of shop assistants from Essex'...(no offence intended to either retail operatives or folks from Essex)
Have you listened to their first album? Some laid back as you say but it still stands up well.I had friends that really liked them ... it was probably a bit too laid back for me at the time.
I did listen to a lot of music on Creation but I was more into Swervedriver and Teenage Fanclub. I was a fan of bands like Leatherface, Snuff and Senseless Things in 91 too.
... and like you said before, you could only afford so many albums.
In Rainbows is incredible isn’t it?I discovered Radiohead only about 4 years ago and they are now one of my favorite bands. Never really liked Creep, so I had tuned them out in the past. In Rainbows is my favorite album right now, but will give Pablo Honey some critical listening over the next few weeks. I saw them live at Madison Square Garden a few years ago. One of my favorite concerts ever.
Ah yes Smile has some great songs, Chelsea Girl, Drive Blind etc.Smile (a comp of Ride's first two EPs) was nearly my personal soundtrack for 1990. Seeing Ride and Lush on their double billed tour was an early 90s highlight!
The Bends is just one of the great guitar band albums of all time in my opinion.I also love PH.
That said, The Bends might be my favourite. Not as experimental as later ones, but damn do I love that album.
Yeah I love them as well needless to say!How about My Bloody Valentine? It took me a while to dig them.
In Rainbows is an incredible piece of work. Just has everything.My attention was elsewhere when Pablo Honey was getting regular play, and I'm too lazy to go back and sit with it now. I'm surprised In Rainbows doesn't get as much attention. One of their best albums IMO.
Have you listened to their first album? Some laid back as you say but it still stands up well.
Anyway. Perfect example of things that I must now go and listen to (Leatherface and Snuff hat is, not Teenage Fanclub, who I have absolutely adored ever since back then!)