History Music / TheBooRadleys

11th Jul '17 2:00:17 AM bt8257
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* ''Everything's Alright Forever'' (1992) - highly-rated by many Shoegazing fans

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* ''Everything's Alright Forever'' (1992) - highly-rated by many Shoegazing {{shoegazing}} fans



* ''Kingsize'' (1998) - a well-recieved but commercially unsuccessful return to more experimental work.

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* ''Kingsize'' (1998) - a well-recieved well-received but commercially unsuccessful return to more experimental work.






* [[ExcitedShowTitle Excited Album Title!]]: ''Wake Up!''
* GreatestHitsAlbum: Two: the definitive one is the double CD ''Find The Way Out'', a career-spanning collection including B-sides, album tracks and outtakes as well as the singles, plus liner notes by Martin Carr; there's also a single CD grab-bag of mid-career tracks called ''Best of The Boo Radleys''.

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* [[ExcitedShowTitle Excited Album Title!]]: ExcitedShowTitle: ''Wake Up!''
* GreatestHitsAlbum: Two: the definitive one is the double CD ''Find The the Way Out'', a career-spanning collection including B-sides, album tracks and outtakes as well as the singles, plus liner notes by Martin Carr; there's also a single CD grab-bag of mid-career tracks called ''Best of The Boo Radleys''.



* NonAppearingTitle: Lots of them. "Lazarus", "Find The Answer Within", "Barney (...and Me)" (whose title is actually [[CallBack dropped]] in "From The Bench at Belvidere", itself a non-appearing title), "Martin, Doom! It's Seven o'Clock", and many more.

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* NonAppearingTitle: Lots of them. "Lazarus", "Find The the Answer Within", "Barney (...and Me)" (whose title is actually [[CallBack dropped]] in "From The the Bench at Belvidere", itself a non-appearing title), "Martin, Doom! It's Seven o'Clock", and many more.
13th Jun '17 2:27:41 AM bt8257
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While definitely considered part of the first wave of Shoegazing bands, they lasted ''much'' longer than most of their contemporaries (Music/CatherineWheel being the only band that would still be together into the 2000s, Music/MyBloodyValentine aside). Depending on what popular music history buff you talk to, they'll either mark their break up, or Catherine Wheel's break up as the marker between First Wave and Second Wave shoegazing bands (or, to complicate things even more, the release of Music/MyVitriol's ''Finelines'' in 2001).

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While definitely considered part of the first wave of Shoegazing shoegazing bands, they lasted ''much'' longer than most of their contemporaries (Music/CatherineWheel being the only band that would still be together into the 2000s, Music/MyBloodyValentine aside). Depending on what popular music history buff you talk to, they'll either mark their break up, or Catherine Wheel's break up as the marker between First Wave and Second Wave shoegazing bands (or, to complicate things even more, the release of Music/MyVitriol's ''Finelines'' in 2001).
20th Aug '14 12:05:55 PM MarkLungo
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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: the band are named for a character in ''Literature/ToKillAMockingbird''.

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band are named for a character in ''Literature/ToKillAMockingbird''.
20th Aug '14 12:05:26 PM MarkLungo
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* SpellMyNameWithAThe

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20th Aug '14 12:05:05 PM MarkLungo
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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: It's often been assumed that ''Giant Steps'' is named after Music/JohnColtrane's seminal album of the same title, though the band have denied this.
20th Aug '14 12:04:24 PM MarkLungo
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* ''Ichabod & I'' (1990) - limited-run debut, dismissed by the band as an LP of DinosaurJr rip-offs but not without its fans

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* ''Ichabod & I'' (1990) - limited-run debut, dismissed by the band as an LP of DinosaurJr Music/DinosaurJr rip-offs but not without its fans



* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: ''Ichabod & I'' had one official release, vinyl-only, 500 copies. The band seemed to regard it as OldShame though one track, "Catweazle", was eventually included on the career-spanning ''Find The Way Out'' compilation.



* SimilarlyNamedWorks: It's often been assumed that ''Giant Steps'' is named after JohnColtrane's seminal album of the same title, though the band have denied this.

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* SimilarlyNamedWorks: It's often been assumed that ''Giant Steps'' is named after JohnColtrane's Music/JohnColtrane's seminal album of the same title, though the band have denied this.
20th Aug '14 12:03:13 PM MarkLungo
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* ExecutiveMeddling: Carr admits that this usually made their records stronger, and that he regrets the times he resisted it (such as when he insisted on "Free Huey" as the lead single from ''Kingsize'' when Alan [=McGee=] wanted... anything ''but'' "Free Huey", basically).



* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: ''Ichabod & I'' had one official release, vinyl-only, 500 copies. The band seemed to regard it as OldShame though one track, ''Catweazle'', was eventually included on the career-spanning ''Find The Way Out'' compilation.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: ''Ichabod & I'' had one official release, vinyl-only, 500 copies. The band seemed to regard it as OldShame though one track, ''Catweazle'', "Catweazle", was eventually included on the career-spanning ''Find The Way Out'' compilation.
20th Aug '14 12:02:17 PM MarkLungo
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* CreatorBacklash: Carr and Sice both reckon fan favourite "I Hang Suspended" was mere AlbumFiller. Their commentaries on the ''Giant Steps'' reissue website also reveal a shared dislike of "Spun Around", while Carr says "'One Is For' is shite."
20th Aug '14 12:01:03 PM MarkLungo
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* ChorusOnlySong: "Wake Up Boo!", leading to the misconception that it's about spring or summer even though the verses make it quite clear it isn't (the very first line is "Summer's gone").
20th Aug '14 11:59:35 AM MarkLungo
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!Tropes in evidence:

* BlackSheepHit: "Wake Up Boo!" is uncharacteristically jolly, and the parent album ''Wake Up!'' (a number one and easily their biggest seller) gets very little love these days.

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!Tropes in evidence:

* BlackSheepHit: "Wake Up Boo!" is uncharacteristically jolly, and the parent album ''Wake Up!'' (a number one and easily their biggest seller) gets very little love these days.
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