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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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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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New beginnings and a change of pace

Advantages: Great sound
Disadvantages: Some duff tracks

Blur's early years had seen them build a satisfyingly eager cult following as they emerged fitfully in the indie arena, with their work championed by the guardians of the left of field. However, such small vistas had been widened gloriously by the pop ac ...

dave27 24.10.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Blur - Blur

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Change in direction leads to probably the best blur album..

Advantages: Coxon-esque alternative is certainly the right direction; an original sound with a nice number o
Disadvantages: the more hardcore britpop fans out there may not be convinced!

Although Blur are one of 'thee' defining britpop bands of the 1990's, diversity to a different genre and style influences seem to mark the band's career. 'Modern Life is Rubbish' was that first step in the right direction from 'Leisure', and the self-tilt ...

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