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I Don't Believe That Love is Free.

Advantages: The perfect introduction to The Verve. Less commercial than 'Urban Hymns' and less ambiguous than 'A Storm in Heaven'.
Disadvantages: You may plummet to the pits of depression and thus never love again

Though it may have only been a select few members of the music press, those who were lucky enough to be part of the early 90's North West music scene, and those who are enthusiastic enough to check what's emerging from the lower end of the charts, who kne ...

thedayglocarousel 21.09.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Northern Soul, A - Verve (The)

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REAL urban hymns

Advantages: strong album, few weak tracks
Disadvantages: everything which followed it (including the ill-advised solo career)

imagine the future, woke up with a scream, I was buying some feelings from a vending machine Make no mistake about it, Radiohead are not the only band alienated and afraid. Three years prior to OK Computer, the Verve released this album, easily their b ...

inspiralcarpet 26.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Northern Soul, A - Verve (The)

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I Don't Believe That Love is Free.

Advantages: The perfect introduction to The Verve. Less commercial than 'Urban Hymns' and less ambiguous than 'A Storm in Heaven'.
Disadvantages: You may plummet to the pits of depression and thus never love again.

Though it may have only been a select few members of the music press, those who were lucky enough to be part of the early 90's North West music scene, and those who are enthusiastic enough to check what's emerging from the lower end of the charts, who kne ...

thedayglocarousel 21.09.2005 · Read full review
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Live Forever

Advantages: "This is a Low", one of the all-time great Britpop songs; several other fine efforts; cover; cheap
Disadvantages: Not an unbroken chain of perfection, "geezer" feel can wear thin occasionally

Fade In-Out The Britpop era, which might be considered the five years from the release of Suede's self-titled effort in 1992 to the appearance of Oasis's overblown Be Here Now in 1997, was perhaps my personal favourite. (I'm not old enough to hav ...

davidbuttery 28.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Parklife - Blur

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Cut down on your porklife - get some exercise!

Advantages: Amusing album with real depth - classic Britpop
Disadvantages: A few experimental filler tracks

I personally find it impossible to think about the band Blur without a smile uncontrollably making its way onto my face. Their effervescent and sometimes downright silly charm made them masters during the Britpop era where they turned out many anthemic si ...

Mildew82 21.10.2010 · Read full review
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