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my bloody valentine - loveless
my bloody valentine - loveless
my bloody valentine - loveless

my bloody valentine - loveless

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Oh my word, can you imagine listening to this for the first time?!

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my bloody valentine, the quartet of Bilinda Butcher, Kevin Shields, Deb Googe and Colm Ó Cíosóig, are widely revered as one of the most ground-breaking and influential groups of the past forty years. During an era in which guitar bands denoted, at best, a retro-classicism, not only did my bloody valentine sound unlike any of their contemporaries, the band achieved the rare feat of sounding like the future.  

The second my bloody valentine album, loveless, was released in 1991. Musically, it took an unexpected leap forwards, standing ahead of anything released at the time. Shields and the band moved further towards a music of pure sensation, creating textures and tones that could be felt as much as heard; with loveless the band created an album that overwhelmed the senses. loveless is widely considered a flawless whole and rightly regarded as a masterpiece; a 1990s equivalent to Pet Sounds, In A Silent Way or Innervisions, a record constructed by exploring the edges of what a recording studio is capable of. It is a record best experienced as a whole, in one sitting - a listening experience like no other and unmatchable in its sonic brevity.

LP - Deluxe Edition
+ Deluxe gatefold tip-on and board-mounted sleeve with sealed front pocket
+ Black heavyweight LP, printed polylined inner sleeve, inserts to rear pocket
+ Download card

LP - Standard Edition
+ Gatefold sleeve with sealed front pocket
+ Black heavyweight LP, printed polylined inner sleeve, inserts to rear pocket
+ Download card

Tracklisting

1. only shallow
2. loomer
3. touched
4. to here knows when
5. when you sleep
6. i only said
7. come in alone
8. sometimes
9. blown a wish
10. what you want
11. soon

Artist: my bloody valentine
Label: Domino Recording Company
Catalogue: REWIGLP159X
Barcode: 887830015950
Format: LP or CD
Release Date: 21st May 2021
                               

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