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Listen To Cast’s New Song, ‘Baby Blue Eyes’

Listen To Cast’s New Song, ‘Baby Blue Eyes’

Britpop stalwarts Cast are back with a new song and new UK tour. The band introduced their new song, ‘Baby Blue Eyes,’ as the first track off their forthcoming album due in 2015, twenty years after the release of their debut album, All Change. Their as-yet-untitled sixth album will follow up 2012’s post-hiatus album, Troubled […]

Unreleased Blur, Pulp On ‘Britpop At The BBC’ Compilation

The BBC are continuing its celebrations of the twentieth anniversary of Britpop with a new compilation featuring previously-unreleased performances from some of the greatest British bands of the 1990s. Mark your calendars: on July 14, Britpop At The BBC, an amazing three-disc collection, will be released. The first disc will be devoted to Radio 1’s […]

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Cast Singles Retrospective

I’ve been following these guys for years and my favorite story about Cast is how I freaking misspelled the lead singers name for 9/10th’s of those years. “John Powers” instead of “John Power”. Laugh all you want, but it’s the truth. People make mistakes. Just like NME can on 9/10th’s of their reviews about Cast […]

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Lets Watch Cast Play Back Of My Mind Live!

Not sure how you feel but this song and it’s opening riff ranks as one of my all time openings to a song. The dual/dueling guitar is just so boss in my book. Then there’s those perfect sweet and confident lyrics that only John Power can pull off. Of course there’s huge melodies, killer riffs […]

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Cast Album Review: All Change

John Power and Co. write albums anglophiles would sell their soul for. You either write “albums” or write an album of singles. On this record with Alright, Finetime, Walkaway, and Sandstorm this album falls into the latter. With the 1995 release of ‘All Change’ Cast cemented themselves a place in (at least) 90’s British music history. […]

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Cast Album Review: Magic Hour

Yes, there’s more to this album than Beat Mama.  1999 brought the third record from Cast, and with it the band seemed to have settled into a nice zone musically. To me Magic Hour shows Cast at a stage seemingly comfortable in what they do well with solid British Pop and Rock sensibilities all the […]

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Cast Are Touring In May And You Should Go

Remember Cast? Of course you do. I talk about them a lot round here. Let me jog your memory a big; they had the ultra massive song ‘Alright’ and also John Power the lead singer was in The La’s! See, i knew you would remember them. Top band. Great live performers. They are, to me, […]