Articles tagged the wedding present

Cinerama - ‘Valentina’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Under the name Cinerama, David Gedge takes the Wedding Present's 2012 LP Valentina and puts it through a radical and stunning series of reinterpretations, transforming alt-rock into swanky jazz and orchestral lounge pop.

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The Wedding Present: 14 April 2010 - Toronto

I was nearly as eager to find out what hearing a beloved album, Bizarro, in its entirety would be like, as I was just to see the band again.

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The Wedding Present + Girl in a Coma: 10.April.2010 - New York

Although Girl in a Coma's look lacks congruence with its name, musically it's far from inappropriate. Thus they were the perfect compliment to headliners The Wedding Present, Saturday at the Bowery Ballroom.

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The Wedding Present: 9.April.2010 - Washington D.C.

Twenty five years on, The Wedding Present are still one of the best live indie-pop acts around.

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What Made the Wedding Present Great (1985-1991)

The genius of the early Wedding Present was the tense interplay between David Gedge's heartfelt yet quotidian lyrics of love and loss and Pete Solowka's mad, banjo-like strumming.

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23 Oct 2008 // 12:00 AM

The Wedding Present

I was worried that the band would either rely too much on their (admittedly) superb new album El Rey or else just do a sort of old-times revue, but they managed to strike a nearly perfect balance between the old and the new.

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4 Jun 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Wedding Present: El Rey

It's been a rough decade or so for Wedding Present fans, but they've finally come up with a fitting successor to Seamonsters.

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The Wedding Present: Shepherd’s Bush Presents The Wedding Present

Post-Smiths, pre-Britpop band the Wedding Present dust off “oldies” for this impressive, satisfying guitar-saturated record, a record you’d be a complete fool to not enjoy from start to finish, top to bottom.

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PHOTOS: SXSW Music Day 1

Pics from the event at Emo's including The Wedding Present, Why?, The Mae Shi and YACHT.

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Photos and Text: Mehan Jayasuriya Despite their legendary status in certain circles, Leeds, England’s the Wedding Present appear to have only played once during

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Architecture and Morality: The Wedding Present Revisited

Pop scholars frequently undervalue The Wedding Present. If the Smiths were the undeniable figurehead for the UK's thriving independent pop scene of the 1980s, then Gedge's little-band-that-could certainly inherited that mantle.

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The Wedding Present: Search For Paradise

Let's face it, no-one does love, break-ups and hurt like David Gedge.

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The Wedding Present, Singles 1989-1991

The Wedding Present amassed a brilliant body of work that was fully entrenched in the angular post-punk aesthetic.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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