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Excellent collection of B sides and unreleased tracks,
This review is from: After Glow (International Only) (Audio CD)
This is a great record, showcasing early Crowdies songs through to some of the last material recorded. Some tracks have featured as B-sides in some form, others are unreleased officially but have featured in live shows over the years. 95% is top-class, comprising the usual lovely melodies and slightly off-beat lyrics. Paul Hester's "My Telly's Gone Bung" is thrown in too and well illustrates the drummer's sense of humour, if not his songwriting prowess. And an added bonus is the stripped-back mix of "Private Universe" - a lot of the layers from the 'Together Alone' album version are removed, revealing the beautiful acoustic guitar work beneath.
If you're a first time buyer, get Together Alone first, then Woodface, Temple Of Low Men and finally the debut Crowded House. Or get the Best Of if you must. Then get Afterglow.