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Album Review

The Longpigs' debut album The Sun Is Often Out is an ambitious, darkly romantic album that owes quite a bit to the modernized anthem-rock of Radiohead. Although the band doesn't quite have Radiohead's talent for making the bombastic seem utterly personal, there are several moments of brilliance on the album — particularly the singles "Far," "She Said" and "On and On" — suggesting that their appealingly neo-gothic sonic textures will develop into something distinctive on their second album.

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One of the greatest albums of all time!!!!!heard by few - cherished by all


Formed: 1994 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '90s

A Britpop band with energy and grit besides the obvious melodic flair and arrogant airs, Longpigs formed in their hometown of Sheffield in 1994, around vocalist Crispin Hunt, guitarist Richard Hawley, bassist Simon Stafford and drummer Dee Boyle. Although they were signed to a major label just months after playing their first gig, the band were crushed when the label went under, especially since a new label would have to pay £500,000 to release them from their contract. Enter the deep pockets of...
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  • Genres: Rock, Music, Pop, Britpop
  • Released: 24 June 1996

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