Category: Once more with feeling

Haircut One Hundred: Paint and Paint [Deluxe Edition] (Cherry Red)

Haircut One Hundred Paint and Paint [Deluxe Edition] (Cherry Red) Criminey, the folks at Cherry Red Records just find better and better albums to rerelease. Haircut One Hundred is one of those grossly underrated bands which should have ruled the…

The Who: Live at the Isle of Wight 2004 Festival (Eagle Vision)

The Who Live at the Isle of Wight 2004 Festival (Eagle Vision) The packaging will tell you that The Who delivered an incendiary performance that “lived up to the fan’s expectations and memories of 1970.” Well … God love publicists….

The Cranberries: Something Else (BMG)

The Cranberries Something Else (BMG) You couldn’t turn on a radio or a video channel on your television in the early 1990s without hearing The Cranberries. Their first three albums — ‘Everybody Else Is Doing It, So, Why Can’t We?’…

Shannon McNally: Black Irish (Compass)

Shannon McNally Black Irish (Compass) Shannon McNally has a been gifted with a voice that has an ethereal hypnotic affect featuring a mix of southern drawl and Celtic lilt delivered as a velvety alto that ensnares the soul of the…

A Flock of Seagulls: Remixes & Rarities (Cherry Red)

A Flock of Seagulls Remixes & Rarities (Cherry Red) Sakes, how I love what the folks at Cherry Red Records are doing! Their latest is a release by the incredible and often mis-categorized band A Flock of Seagulls. I know…

The Dirty Nil: Minimum R&B (Fat Wreck Chords)

The Dirty Nil Minimum R&B (Fat Wreck Chords) Canadian trio the Dirty Nil may only have one proper studio LP to their name, but thanks to an onslaught of singles and EPs dating back to 2011, there are plenty of…

Elliott Smith: Either/Or: Expanded Edition (Kill Rock Stars)

Elliott Smith Either/Or: Expanded Edition (Kill Rock Stars) Elliott Smith’s last studio album for the Kill Rock Stars label finally gets a proper re-release 20 years later, complete with some cool added music. ‘Either/Or,’ Smith’s third album, was as well…

The Vibrators: The Epic Years 1976-1978 (Anagram / Cherry Red)

The Vibrators The Epic Years 1976-1978 (Anagram / Cherry Red) There was something about the British punk scene of the 1970s, with bands like Buzzcocks, the Nips, Sex Aids, Sex Pistols, the Slits, the Vibrators…yeah, you get the idea. The…

Tammy Wynette: D-I-V-O-R-C-E/Stand By Your Man (Morello Records/Cherry Red)

Tammy Wynette D-I-V-O-R-C-E/Stand By Your Man (Morello Records/Cherry Red) ‘D-I-V-O-R-C-E’ and ‘Stand By Your Man’ reissues tell the sad tales of broken homes and broken dreams. Released originally in 1968 (‘D-I-V-O-R-C-E’) and 1969 (‘Stand By Your Man’), marked the rise…