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4/9/15 – Catherine Wheel – Black Metallic – 1991

Released in 1991 from their debut album, Ferment, Black Metallic is one of the most memorable songs by the pride of Great Yarmouth, Catherine Wheel. Singer, guitarist, Rob Dickinson, guitarist Brian Futter, bassist Dave Hawes, and drummer Neil Sims were essentially Shoegazers that could write songs, incorportaing feedback and tunes, fuzzy loud then eerily quiet, they successfully ticked all the Post-Grunge […]

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12/4/15 – This Mortal Coil – Late Night – 1991

Between 1984 and 1991 This Mortal Coil released three moody masterpieces, It’ll End In Tears (1984), Filigree And Shadow (1986) and Blood (1991). The brainchild of 4AD ‘s co-founder and tastemaker Ivo Watts-Russell, the plan seems to have been to take lost classics from the sixties and seventies and reinterpret them within the circle of […]

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27/3/15 – Smashing Pumpkins – Rhinoceros – 1991

Rhinoceros was the second single after Siva from Smashing Pumpkins debut album, Gish. It was co-produced with Butch Vig and main songwriter/singer/lead guitarist Billy Corgan and released in 1991 through Caroline records in the US and Hut in the UK. It was also released on a 4-track EP called Lull and this was perfect timing […]


17/1/15 – Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy – 1991

Dispensing with their real names Massive Attack were formed in 1988 by 3D, Daddy G and Mushroom. Their debut album, Blue Lines is considered to be the first Trip Hop album, it spawned three singles, the second Unfinished Sympathy released in 1991 has become a classic in its genre. In the early days Neneh Cherry and […]


27/10/14 – Dazed And Confused – Jake Holmes – 1967 – Dazed And Confused – Led Zeppelin 1969/ One – U2 – 1991 – One Love – Bob Marley – 1977

When one considers the case against Led Zeppelin in relation to Dazed And Confused, when one weighs up the evidence and listens to the song, one must ask how on earth could they have called the song on Led Zeppelin I by the same name as Jake Holmes’ song when there were indeed so many similarities? […]