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Before Karaoke there were The Raincoats

Advantages: Timeless and simply groundbreaking
Disadvantages: None for me

...Riding on the crest of a DIY wave of punk and alternative musicians, the all woman The Raincoats arrived in the late 1970’s and quickly carved a small but indelible mark onto the tree of music. Saving Kurt Cobain I like The Raincoats as they al ...

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A Reflection Of Life

Advantages: Amazing sound, Amazing Lyrics, Amazing everything, Legend of an album
Disadvantages: NONE

A debut album written and produced followed by a second album "Closer" succeeding the death of its master. Ian Curtis (Frontman) may be dead although his work continues to live on making him an iconic legend of modern rock. A rockstars death is always t ...

hayama07 13.04.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Unknown Pleasures - Joy Division

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It defines greatness.

Advantages: The vocals and the instruments and THE BASS LINES!
Disadvantages: you tell me

...As it was released in June 1979, Unknown Pleasures is easily considered the worst summer album of all time. There is nothing about it that's sunny, peachy or even remotely positive. It's one of the most depressing records in music history, second only to ...

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No Xmas for John Quays

Advantages: Catches the youthful sound of Mark E Smith
Disadvantages: The Drums sound to mechanical in places

This was the first Fall album I ever bought and I now have all of them. The Fall frontman Mark E Smith has always been a lyrical genius and the likes of 'No Xmas for John Quays" prove this here, 'The X is Xmas is a substitute crucifix for christ' is spit ...

Rickolatta11 22.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Live at the Witch Trials - Fall (The)

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Marianne at her finest!

Advantages: Strong songs, gutsy, dirty, gritty, sleazy, well-arranged and performed
Disadvantages: Some people may find the very strong language too offensive

MUSICIANS: Diane Birch, Frankie Collins, Jim Cuomo, Guy Humphries, Joe Mavety, Maurice Pert, Barry Reynolds, Terry Stannard, Darryl Way, Steve Winwood, Steve York ALL VOCALS: Marianne Faithfull ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ NB: This is a twea ...

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Review of Broken English - Marianne Faithfull

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