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Marion UK Band Promo Shot

2012 Was the Year Of Marion (Except, not really)

2012 Was the Year Of Marion (Except, not really)

Okay, so perhaps the rest of the world doesn’t realize that 2012 was the year of Marion but hear me out. In late 2011, Manchester’s other forgotten Britpop sons announced plans to reunite with the group’s original lineup. Over the years, lead singer Jaime Harding reunited Marion in various incarnations but never with the original […]

The Music Uk Band Promo Shot

The Music B-Sides

The Music was a band of guys in their late teens and early twenties from Leeds. In the early 2000s, they scored a few indie dance hits with songs like “Take The Long Road And Walk It” and “The People.” After releasing three studio albums, the Music split in 2011. Since then, lead singer Rob […]

Pulp britpop

Pulp Reunion Ends

Jarvis Cocker recently revealed that Pulp will not be writing new material and that their reunion will likely end after December’s Coachella cruises. Cocker stated that the band will be “cruising off into the sunset.” While this is sad news indeed, we know that our favorite Britpop reunions can’t last forever. Did you get a […]

Stories from the britpop blog

Stories From The Week That Was

Do You Know The Band Ride? – You may know of them because of Andy Bell the bassist in Oasis but many knew them as an influential band from the early 90’s shoegaze scene. Happy Birthday, Rick Witter! – The Shed 7 front man passes another year! Happy Birthday doots! Mensweargate 2012 – SRS DRAMAZ. Seriously, chill the […]

martin rossiter promo shot

Gene Reunion Not Likely

In a recent interview with Drowned In Sound’s Marc Burrows, former Gene front man Martin Rossiter is quoted as saying: I’m sure now would be a very apt time to reform Gene, but I would rather eat my own penis. Fried. With shallots. Ouch. Martin goes on to say that he doesn’t believe in reuniting […]

The Verve Gravity Grave Promo Shot

Favorite Verve B-Sides & Rarities

Though widely remembered for the massive hit single “Bittersweet Symphony,” the Verve’s back catalog is a treasure trove of beautiful songs. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the albums, but how often do we listen to the Verve’s b-sides and other rarities? “I See the Door” was featured on the “On Your Own” single. It’s […]

The Verve Gravity Grave Promo Shot

Favorite Verve B-Sides & Rarities

Though widely remembered for the massive hit single “Bittersweet Symphony,” the Verve’s back catalog is a treasure trove of beautiful songs. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the albums, but how often do we listen to the Verve’s b-sides and other rarities? “I See the Door” was featured on the “On Your Own” single. It’s […]

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