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There is something weirdly retro about this new Primal Scream song – I think it’s the saxophone riff – but the nine minute full-length version of the song is far superior to the four minute radio edit, just weirder enough, … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 366 Songs ,

366 Songs 267: Darklands

One of those occasions where a cover version is so amazingly superior to the original where it’s almost embarrassing, Primal Scream’s mellow, backwards-adoration version of the Jesus and Mary Chain’s “Darklands” is a triumph of performance and, far moreso, production … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 366 Songs , ,

366 Songs 230: I’m Losing More Than I’ll Ever Have

(Note: I know the above video cuts off the end, but it’s the only YouTube I could find of the original song!) There’s something wonderfully drunken about this song; more than likely, it wasn’t alcohol that messed Bobby Gillespie up … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 366 Songs , , , ,

366 Songs 181: Accelerator

I still love this song from Primal Scream’s “seminal” XTMNTR album from 2000, which does all the MC5 posturing that you’d want but doesn’t forget to try to be awesome in the process. The guitar solo alone is worth the … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 366 Songs ,

366 Songs 073: Blood Money

There was a period shortly after the release of Primal Scream’s Exterminator when I was having one of those… emotionally intense periods, as the kids don’t say; those times when everything seems charged with too much significance, and many of … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 366 Songs ,

366 Songs 069: I Thought I Caught (David Holmes Remix)

I mentioned this one yesterday; a remix by David Holmes of a Delakota album track that was just… wonderful, and weirdly central to my shifting musical tastes of the time when it appeared. The original version of “I Thought I … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 366 Songs , , , ,

366 Songs 006: Get Duffy

The soundtrack to a lot of my final years in art school, and the beginning of my explorations into music that was weirder and a lot more out there than the Britpop I’d been listening to while growing up past … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 366 Songs ,