International Velvet - Catatonia

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International Velvet - Catatonia

Rock & Pop - StudioRecording - 1 CD(s) - Label: Blanco y Negro Records, Beggars Banquet - Distributor: PIAS UK/Arvato Services - Released: 02/02/1998 ...

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Excellent

ProWell produced original music, that isn't overplaye...

ConsLess and less enjoyable towards the end of the alb...

Catatonia are possibly one of the most underrated bands in modern music. Their influence over the early "Indie" category is remarkable and I'm honestly surprised more people don't listen to them. The album International Velvet is the main album from 1998, the music is as interesting as the cover...

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Excellent

“Strange Glue”

published 21/09/2001

ProLyrics you can keep listening to and thinking abou...

Consnot easy to sing along with.

I'm listening to "International velvet" as I type this. it's a good album, I've been playing at lot lately - despite having some quite depressing lyrics, the cd has the effect of being quite cheering - probably due to the happy tunes. Even listening closely to the words doesn't seem to bring me...

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Excellent

Promany good tracks

Consonly twelve of them

International velvet is a very different sort of album. The music that is contained on it very interestingly different. If you liked the singles released from it then you will find that the rest of the album is really quite different. Mulder and Scully is the first track on the album which is...

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Excellent

“Their best album”

published 04/08/2000

ProGreat tracks

ConsNot an awful lot

Catatonia only really came into the public eye through this album. It won the Mercury Music Prize in 1998, and many of it’s singles have risen high in the charts. It’s a difficult type of music to describe – it’s mainly reminiscent of pop music, but there’s something rather different woven into...

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Excellent

“AMAZING!”

published 16/07/2000

Proa mix of ballads and pure rock

Conshmmm, none!

Coming from wales, you'd be hard pushed to not have heard of Catatonia, and since hitting the big time reaching #2 with mulder and scully, the following album is packed with great music with, lets say, obscure lyrics (i put horses heads in peoples bed cos i am the mob, just to give u taster!)...

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Excellent

“Wow!”

published 23/10/2000

ProFab songs!

ConsA little too short

Before this album Catatonia had one other album, and a very small hit with a song from that album. Then, they exploded back onto the scene with this album, which is really really good! With great songs such as Mulder & Scully, and Road Rage. They certainly are a great group, and not one song on...

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Excellent

Provery distinct sound

Consnone

Catatonia's biggest and best album is definately not a dissapointment. This is the album that brought them into the public eye with singles like Mulder and Scully and the fantastic Road Rage. This is a gem of an album, Cerys Matthew's unmistakeable trademark "I've got half a cream cracker stuck...

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Good

ProRock with pop choruses

ConsMiddle of the album not too exciting

Had I known Catatonia to have a song named 'Mulder & Scully' I'd have been on their case sooner! It is a name-drop - Cerys Matthews is no X-phile; the opener has jerking guitars, conflict in trying to go it alone. Highlight of the album however, are the "do-do"s and "na-na"s being partnered over...

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Rock & Pop - StudioRecording - 1 CD(s) - Label: Blanco y Negro Records, Beggars Banquet - Distributor: PIAS UK/Arvato Services - Released: 02/02/1998 - 639842083423

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