The Number Ones. Album Of The Week. By the middle of the next decade, there would be a new generation of bratty, punk-inflected British rock bands of varying quality, from Kasabian to Libertines, Kaiser Chiefs to Arctic Monkeys. Before that, though, there was a moment where electronica was positioned as the absolute future, and the rock bands that did emerge immediately after the superstardom of Blur and Oasis and Pulp were of a distinctly different breed.
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It has long been speculated that the Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun" came from the name of a sculpture in Seattle, but according to their frontman Chris Cornell the title came from a phrase he misheard on the news. The band's name did come from a sculpture. Listeners started requesting the tune and within weeks it was topping the Hot A Soul Train dancer takes us through a day on the show, and explains what you had to do to get camera time. The in-depth discussion about the making of Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neeley, who played Jesus in the film. Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name? Toggle navigation Welcome Guest. Guy Garvey Vocals
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No one can sell a line quite like Guy Garvey. His husky, warm baritone can transform even the corniest of lines into grand statements that ring with more importance than the most profound lyric by virtually anyone else. Swelling strings and swirling synths build up to a fever pitch before guitarist Mark Potter tears it all down with a punishing, bluesy guitar riff that recalls both of the aforementioned songs. Who else could write a gorgeous ode to pub culture that references Shakespeare? Garvey is a very specific lyricist, always finding the perfect phrase to convey his message. His words typically tell a story or make grand statements on love or heartbreak or somewhere in between. Over a quiet finger-picked guitar and an occasional soft keyboard line, this is the most simplistic thing Elbow have ever recorded, and the results are jaw-dropping. Every line in this song is quotable, and every word is of utmost importance. House of Blues 19 — Los Angeles, Calif.
The deluxe edition features a second disc of additional album tracks. It took ages for us to decide what should go on ours, but we got there in the end. Grounds for Divorce 2. Magnificent She Says 3. Lippy Kids 4. One Day Like This 5. The Bones of You 6. My Sad Captains 7.