Mild Mannered Army Episode 7 – SUEDE

Mild Mannered Army Episode 7 – SUEDE

Following on from our conversation about "Modern Life is Rubbish", Nick Amies and I continue to explore the albums and bands who defined the Britpop era with a look at the debut album from Suede. There can be little doubt that Suede were the band who kicked over the statues of grunge and cleared the [...]

Memory Songs #5 “The Drowners” by Suede

Memory Songs #5 “The Drowners” by Suede

It is May 15th 1991. I am 17 years old...two months shy of my eighteenth birthday. The only thing that really matters in my life is Morrissey. I have a loving family, a faith, friends and, astonishingly, a girlfriend but none of that matters in the way that Morrissey matters. I had been sixteen, clumsy [...]

Readers Lives – The Alternative Britpop 50 (part one)

Readers Lives – The Alternative Britpop 50 (part one)

Well, hello everyone.Here we all are again.Again.After publishing my list of the "definitive" records of the Britpop era I asked people to let me know which records they would have included, because I knew that there was no way everyone was going to agree with my choices and that some people were going to be [...]