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Thursday, December 2 2010

Saint Etienne: Good Humor / Tales From Turnpike House

These bountiful versions of the British pop band's fourth and seventh albums find them trying to escape the world they had created, and then trying to go back home. They got there, only to find no-one was waiting at the door.


Thursday, December 18 2008

Please Please Me: Sixties British Pop, Inside Out by Gordon Thompson

This book is one of the most thorough, as well as one of the most entertaining and engaging, treatises on the topic yet written.


Tuesday, August 7 2007

Squeeze’s Glenn Tilbrook learns the best part of breaking up is making up

"You hang around for years and years and years and no one seems to care. Then you break up, and everyone is interested again."


Monday, June 18 2007

Pop singer Mika breaks rules, breaks out


Thursday, June 14 2007

The Only Ones, Special View (1979)

The Only Ones' Peter Perrett was power pop's Baudelaire, assailing city life with delirious, love-struck curses.


Tuesday, May 1 2007

Patrick Wolf: The Magic Position

A bold, romantic album touched by a rare imagination and an indefinable magic -- pop music at its most deliriously inventive and exciting.


Tuesday, April 24 2007

Pop’s bratty new Brit takes a break


Thursday, April 5 2007

Lily Allen: MySpace ... MySass ... MySongs ... MySuccess


Friday, October 27 2006

Andy Partridge Retrospective


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