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These 'Britpop survivors' are still alive!

Always awesome to see good bands from 10-15 years ago still around making records; similar experience with Trashcan Sinatras' new album this year. I'd say this album is as good as anything the Bluetones have ever done, and they definitely stay true to their familiar group sound and sense of pop melody. A few stronger key tracks make this album good, where it might have otherwise been lacking. "Carry Me Home" is definitely my favourite track on the album, and I'd also put "Firefly", "Into The Red", and "Half The Size Of Nothing" among the best. Overall a strong album, definitely worth a listen if not purchased in full.


Formed: 1994 in Hounslow, England

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s

The Bluetones filled the gap that the Stone Roses left behind, providing graceful but muscular guitar pop with slightly psychedelic overtones. They appeared during the waning days of Brit-pop, which guaranteed them a considerable amount of press coverage that helped...
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A New Athens, The Bluetones
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  • $9.99
  • Genres: Rock, Music
  • Released: May 30, 2010

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