If you don't have this album, then let me give you some advice: don't go a minute longer without it in your life. I'm not going to hold back here, because Siamese Dream doesn't deserve anything less than the most outrageous, over-stated accolades to be bestowed upon its god-like charms.
Indeed, when the guitar and drum intro comes tumbling out of your speakers, it's as if god himself, unshaven and flannel shirted, has invaded your stereo to tell you that, when he invented guitar music, this is what he envisaged. Then the riff of Cherub Rock breaks out, and your journey has begun.
Siamese Dream is the embodiment of a great guitar album. It's riff-tastic in parts,… Read more
A varied, multi-faceted album full of aggresion that's been channeled creatively. The result? A genuinly original lyrical style, great tunes, great musicialship, and the best hardcore punk album is recent years.
Dog Man Star is hard proof that adversity can be the cause of greatness. With pressure to produce the goods after their scintillating debut, drug hazed singer Brett Anderson decided to unseremonially kick guitarist Bernard Butler out of the band near the end of the recording process, breaking up one of THE songwriting parterships of recent times. It's not really a surprise, then, that Dog Man Star is a is no barrel of laughs, nor does it have anywhere near the commercial appeal of any of their previous or subsequent albums. However, this albums is full beautiful intricacies and dark atmospheres, and faithfull listeners will come to realise that this is Suede's most rewarding offering… Read more