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Best reissue of the year!

Since my copy of "What's In a Word" skips like mad this was a godsend from the good folks at Cherry Red. Hopefully a remastered version of "Somebody Up There Likes Me" is in the works. "Somebody..." is a better record but the two early recordings collected here show a band refining a sound that would be distinct amongst the C86 hordes. You will not be disappointed.


Been waiting a long time for a reissue from the Brilliant Corners.


Formed: England

Genre: Indie Rock

Years Active: '80s, '90s

The Brilliant Corners were one of many British jangle pop acts in the '80s that never managed to corral a mainstream audience. It wasn't for a lack of trying, either. The Brilliant Corners injected many of their early records with finger-snapping hooks, but they were mainly applauded by a cult of devotees. The Brilliant Corners were formed by David Woodward (vocals, guitars), Chris Calvin (bass), and Bob Morris (drums) in Bristol, England, in 1984. The group released their first album, Growing up...
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