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Given Club AC30's devotion to the shoegazing/dreampop scene, the obvious thing to do would be to attempt a covers compilation. Fittingly, most of the songs retooled here come from the late 80's/early 90's period when the movement was at its peak in popularity. The acts involved are never less than respectful to their heroes and occasional moments of inspiration reveal the originals in a new light. Plus points go to Windermere for their slow-burning take on Curve's 'Coast Is Clear', whilst Swervedriver are well served not once but twice as the euphoric thrills of 'Blowin' Cool' and the boisterous 'Son Of Mustang Ford' are dealt with admirably by Airiel and The Feeling Good Conspiracy respectively. Sadly, Trouble Everyday's punky version of Slowdive 'When The Sun Hits' is a step too far. Still, overall, this serves as both a decent best-of shoegazing compilation as well as a useful guide to their modern day flagbearers.
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01 Andrew Kenny - Angel Sigh
Standout Track Windermere - Coast Is Clear
03 Trouble Everyday - When The Sun Hits
04 Amusement Parks On Fire - You Made Me Realise
05 Airiel - Blowin' Cool
06 Echo Orbiter - Never Click
07 Televise - Mercy Seat
08 Air Formation - Suzanne
09 Douglas Heart - Alison
10 Hinterland - For Love
11 South Ambulance - Kinky Love
12 Heliconia - Drive Blind
13 The Feeling Good Conspiracy - Son Of Mustang Ford
14 The Ecstasy Of Saint Theresa - The Perfect Needle
15 Audiotransparent - Frozen
16 Plumbline - Black Metallic

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Also Recommended:
Air Formation - 57 Octaves Below EP, Daylight Storms
Amusement Parks On Fire - Amusement Parks On Fire
Ecstasy Of Saint Theresa, The - Thirteen Years In Noise
Franklin, Adam - Bolts Of Melody
Slowdive - Just For A Day, Souvlaki, Pygmalion
Televise - Outside Out, Songs To Sing In A & E
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