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Sinker, Line And Hook: The Anthology 1987-1999
Sinker, Line And Hook: The Anthology 1987-1999
Price: £9.71

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Inspired 90s mod psych, 28 Jan. 2013
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As anyone who saw them live can testify The Aardvarks were a class act. And this compilation, which round ups long lost singles, demos and compilation tracks along side their stunning 90s albums Bargain, is a must for anyone who loves mid 60s Who, The Creation,The Kinks and Tomorrow. They were one of the few bands from the era who could pull of the most difficult of tricks of sounding authentic, yet taking those glorious 60s influences and creating something new from them. Highlights for me are the crunchy mod pop of Fifty Hertz Man, the bizarre instrumental re-working of The Jam's In The Crowd, and their own mini pop opera Bad Clothes.


London Town
London Town
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Price: £11.14

5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning album, 15 July 2010
This review is from: London Town (Audio CD)
Thanks to everyone who reviewed this album. I bought it earlier this week and haven't stopped playing it. Truly superb. My favourite album of 2010 by some distance.


The Soft Bus and Other Stories
The Soft Bus and Other Stories
Price: £3.45

5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible they aren't huge, 8 July 2010
Wonderful stuff from Marcel. Think Elvis C with a splash of Robyn Hitchcock and Stephen Duffy and a whiff of the Go-Betweens. Lee Marvin is a brooding minor pop classic and the guitar solo at the end of Meet The Animals is a joy. Five top songs. How about a full on album?


West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
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Price: £4.25

3 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Better than Oasis, 1 Jun. 2009
Well their last few albums anyhow... This is great. They have got noisier and weirder though there's plenty of good tunes too eg Underdog. Myspace have got it on the band's profile page if you fancy a sneak preview. Best track is Fast Fuse - very 60s psych


Get Ready to Fly: Pop Psych from the Norman Petty Vaults
Get Ready to Fly: Pop Psych from the Norman Petty Vaults
Price: £11.24

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Genius Anglophile psych pop, 16 April 2009
This is a superb collection. If you like English-flavoured psych pop which mixes strong tunes and harmonies with wonky organ sounds and cool effects, then def buy this. Yeah, Yeah, No by The Brentwoods is an absolute classic.


Donkey
Donkey
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars CSS Donkey review from PopJunkie TV, 21 July 2008
This review is from: Donkey (Audio CD)
Length:: 8:17 Mins

Here's a review of Donkey by CSS and The Hold Steady's Stay Positive from indie music vidcast PopJunkie TV.


The Groop
The Groop

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect soft pop, 20 Mar. 2008
This review is from: The Groop (Audio CD)
I own loads of late 60s easy listening, soft psychy albums, but very few come close to this. Beautiful songs, gorgeous harmonies and subtle arrangements, it is truly exquisite. Don't let the Midnight Cowboy songs put you off - they are among the weakest tracks here - this is a must buy.


Shadow Cat
Shadow Cat
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Another low-key Hitchcock gem, 17 Feb. 2008
This review is from: Shadow Cat (Audio CD)
This is lovely stuff. There's at least 4 or 5 songs on here that are the equal of the best of Hitchcock's 90s stuff. Only the vocoder on a couple of tracks spoils things a bit. Stand outs for me are Love Affair, Statue with a Walkman, High on yourself and Nothing but time. If you like Trains/Invisible Hitchcock/You and Oblivion you'll really enjoy this.


1968
1968
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Price: £10.35

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars French Eurovision winner in Sgt Pepper shocker, 6 Mar. 2002
This review is from: 1968 (Audio CD)
Quite possibly the best French girl singer album of the 60s, 1968 is kind of a Sgt Pepper in minatuire complete with sitars, backward guitar and kitch-sink orchestration. Stand outs are the Gainsbourg-penned Teenie Weeenie Bopper and the sitar-drenched Chanson Indienne. Bebe Requin is cheesy pop heaven. Great sleeve too.


Acid Drops, Spacedust & Flying Saucers: Psychedelic Confectionery From The UK Underground 1965-1969
Acid Drops, Spacedust & Flying Saucers: Psychedelic Confectionery From The UK Underground 1965-1969
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Price: £185.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic collection of Brit Psych, 17 Aug. 2001
I feel highly envious of anyone listening to this music for the first time. It's a wonderful collection of some of the most imaginative singles ever released. There doesn't appear to be too much crossover with the Nuggets Vol 2 boxed set which covers similiar music/bands too, although I'd say this compilation has the edeg in terms of the music. Collecting all these singles would cost thousands of pounds, so I'd say it rates as pretty good value.


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