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Souvlaki

Souvlaki

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The hazy music of Souvlaki has become an important artefact for modern shoegaze fans, and lovers of interesting and inventive ambient guitar – it remains the band’s most streamed album, and regularly features in shoegaze best-ofs.

And it was never intended to be a one-woman show. When the band advertised for another guitarist they actively wanted it to be a woman. Savill responded to the a and even offered to wear a dress if it meant getting the gig, but the band took him on nonetheless – they said he didn’t quite have the legs for it. Slowdive’s Neil Halstead. Image: Martyn Goodacre / Getty Images Pedalling forward verifyErrors }}{{ message }}{{ /verifyErrors }}{{ In a genre beloved for its comfortable reliability, all it takes are these small but striking detours to remind us that this glorious noise is the work of human hands and the skill that move them. If there’s a story to Slowdive—the band’s return to active recording together after decades of slowly mounting critical and audience acclaim—beyond the human-interest angle of the return itself, the swerves in the songcraft tell it: This is an album as thoughtful as it is beautiful. The pressure was on for their next record to win them more friends then – enter Brian Eno. The legendary producer came on board to help the band bring their sophomore LP up to scratch and it was a brutal process, the led them to scrap the first 40 songs created But after working with the esteemed Brian Eno and scrapping the entirety of their first 40 songs, Souvlaki was released in 1993 – and would define them as icons of British shoegaze.

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  • Fruugo ID: 258392218-563234582
  • EAN: 764486781913
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