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* ThePerfectionist: Lee Mavers. Their only studio album went through several sessions with different producers, and Mavers proved impossible to please during the process, complaining constantly about the sound and mood of the recordings. When a finished release was cobbled together from Steve Lillywhite's sessions, the band in general and Mavers in particular disavowed the resulting album.

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* ThePerfectionist: Lee Mavers. Their only studio album went through several sessions with different producers, and Mavers proved impossible to please during the process, complaining constantly about the sound and mood of the recordings. When a finished release was cobbled together from [[RecordProducer Steve Lillywhite's Lillywhite]]'s sessions, the band in general and Mavers in particular disavowed the resulting album.


'''The La's''' (Scouse slang term for "lads") were a short-lived PowerPop group from Liverpool, England, known for their {{Retraux}} sound that was inspired by groups like Music/TheHollies and Music/TheKinks, and their hit single "There She Goes." They released a critically-acclaimed SelfTitledAlbum in 1990, but because of conflicts between the band and lead singer Lee Mavers' [[ThePerfectionist extreme perfectionism]], they disowned the final result and broke up shortly after the album's release. Every other release they've done since has been compilation albums and live material. They are notable for being a major influence in {{Britpop}}, and many bands such as Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{Travis}} have labeled them as an influence.

The bassist and backing vocalist of the group, John Power, later went on to form fellow Britpop band Cast.

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'''The La's''' (Scouse slang term for "lads") were a short-lived PowerPop group from Liverpool, England, known for their {{Retraux}} sound that was inspired by groups like Music/TheHollies and Music/TheKinks, and their hit single "There She Goes." They released a critically-acclaimed SelfTitledAlbum in 1990, but because of conflicts between the band and lead singer Lee Mavers' Music/LeeMavers' [[ThePerfectionist extreme perfectionism]], they disowned the final result and broke up shortly after the album's release. Every other release they've done since has been compilation albums and live material. They are notable for being a major influence in {{Britpop}}, and many bands such as Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{Travis}} have labeled them as an influence.

The bassist and backing vocalist of the group, John Power, Music/JohnPower, later went on to form fellow Britpop band Cast.
Music/{{Cast}}.


'''The La's''' (Scouse slang term for "lads") were a short-lived PowerPop group from Liverpool, England, known for their {{Retraux}} sound that was inspired by groups like Music/TheHollies and Music/TheKinks, and their hit single "There She Goes." They released a critically-acclaimed SelfTitledAlbum in 1990, but because of conflicts between the band and lead singer Music/LeeMavers's [[ThePerfectionist extreme perfectionism]], they disowned the final result and broke up shortly after the album's release. Every other release they've done since has been compilation albums and live material. They are notable for being a major influence in {{Britpop}}, and many bands such as Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{Travis}} have labeled them as an influence.

The bassist and backing vocalist of the group, Music/JohnPower, later went on to form fellow Britpop band Music/{{Cast}}.

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'''The La's''' (Scouse slang term for "lads") were a short-lived PowerPop group from Liverpool, England, known for their {{Retraux}} sound that was inspired by groups like Music/TheHollies and Music/TheKinks, and their hit single "There She Goes." They released a critically-acclaimed SelfTitledAlbum in 1990, but because of conflicts between the band and lead singer Music/LeeMavers's Lee Mavers' [[ThePerfectionist extreme perfectionism]], they disowned the final result and broke up shortly after the album's release. Every other release they've done since has been compilation albums and live material. They are notable for being a major influence in {{Britpop}}, and many bands such as Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{Travis}} have labeled them as an influence.

The bassist and backing vocalist of the group, Music/JohnPower, John Power, later went on to form fellow Britpop band Music/{{Cast}}.
Cast.



* ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]'' (1990)

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* ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]'' ''The La's'' (1990)



* AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent: "Looking Glass" is a 7-minute experimental track, complete with flashbacks to earlier songs, that caps off ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]''.

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* AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent: "Looking Glass" is a 7-minute experimental track, complete with flashbacks to earlier songs, that caps off ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]''.''The La's''.



* {{Britpop}}: The TropeCodifier, along with Music/{{Oasis}}.

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* {{Britpop}}: The TropeCodifier, along with Music/{{Blur}} and Music/{{Oasis}}.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original incarnation of the group fronted by Music/MikeBadger was much artsier and influenced by Music/CaptainBeefheart than the jangly pop they became famous for.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original incarnation of the group fronted by Music/MikeBadger [[ThePeteBest Mike Badger]] was much artsier and influenced by Music/CaptainBeefheart than the jangly pop they became famous for.



* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "There She Goes" --> "Doledrum" on ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]''.

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* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "There She Goes" --> "Doledrum" on ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]''.''The La's''.



* LoudnessWar: ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]'' averted this, even on later remasters.
* MinimalisticCoverArt: ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]'' is simply a black-and-white (or sepia or green-tinted, depending on where you live) photo of an eye, with "The La's" printed in the top left corner. The 1990 "There She Goes" single is just an eye and some lips on a white background. The band, of course, had no say in any art choices.

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* %%* LoudnessWar: ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]'' ''The La's'' averted this, even on later remasters.
* MinimalisticCoverArt: ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]'' ''The La's'' is simply a black-and-white (or sepia or green-tinted, depending on where you live) photo of an eye, with "The La's" printed in the top left corner. The 1990 "There She Goes" single is just an eye and some lips on a white background. The band, of course, had no say in any art choices.



* ThePerfectionist: Music/LeeMavers. Their only studio album went through several sessions with different producers, and Mavers proved impossible to please during the process, complaining constantly about the sound and mood of the recordings. When a finished release was cobbled together from UsefulNotes/SteveLillywhite's sessions, the band in general and Mavers in particular disavowed the resulting album.

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* ThePerfectionist: Music/LeeMavers.Lee Mavers. Their only studio album went through several sessions with different producers, and Mavers proved impossible to please during the process, complaining constantly about the sound and mood of the recordings. When a finished release was cobbled together from UsefulNotes/SteveLillywhite's Steve Lillywhite's sessions, the band in general and Mavers in particular disavowed the resulting album.


* SingleStanzaSong: "There She Goes."

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* SingleStanzaSong: "There She Goes."Goes" qualifies, with minimal modifications.


* SelfTitledAlbum: Their only album. Although originally it was supposed to be called ''Callin' All''.

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* SelfTitledAlbum: Their Applies to their only studio album. Although originally it was supposed to be called ''Callin' All''.


'''The La's''' (Scouse slang term for "lads") were a short-lived PowerPop group from Liverpool, England, known for their {{Retraux}} sound that was inspired by groups like Music/TheHollies and Music/TheKinks, and their hit single "There She Goes". They released a critically-acclaimed SelfTitledAlbum in 1990, but because of conflicts between the band and lead singer Lee Mavers' extreme perfectionism, they disowned the final result and broke up shortly after the album's release. Every other release they've done since has been compilation albums and live material. They are notable for being a major influence in {{Britpop}}, and many bands such as Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{Travis}} have labeled them as an influence.

The bassist and backing vocalist of the group, John Power, later went on to form fellow Britpop band Cast.

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'''The La's''' (Scouse slang term for "lads") were a short-lived PowerPop group from Liverpool, England, known for their {{Retraux}} sound that was inspired by groups like Music/TheHollies and Music/TheKinks, and their hit single "There She Goes". Goes." They released a critically-acclaimed SelfTitledAlbum in 1990, but because of conflicts between the band and lead singer Lee Mavers' Music/LeeMavers's [[ThePerfectionist extreme perfectionism, perfectionism]], they disowned the final result and broke up shortly after the album's release. Every other release they've done since has been compilation albums and live material. They are notable for being a major influence in {{Britpop}}, and many bands such as Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{Travis}} have labeled them as an influence.

The bassist and backing vocalist of the group, John Power, Music/JohnPower, later went on to form fellow Britpop band Cast.
Music/{{Cast}}.



* AlternativeRock
* AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent: "Looking Glass" is a 7-minute experimental track that caps off ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]''.

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* AlternativeRock
AlternativeRock: As a broad category encompassing {{Britpop}} and the jangle pop of bands like Music/{{REM}}, the group definitely qualifies as an example.
* AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent: "Looking Glass" is a 7-minute experimental track track, complete with flashbacks to earlier songs, that caps off ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]''.



* {{Britpop}}: The TropeCodifier.

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* {{Britpop}}: The TropeCodifier.TropeCodifier, along with Music/{{Oasis}}.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original incarnation of The La's fronted by Music/MikeBadger were much artsier and influenced by Music/CaptainBeefheart than the jangly pop they became famous for.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original incarnation of The La's the group fronted by Music/MikeBadger were was much artsier and influenced by Music/CaptainBeefheart than the jangly pop they became famous for.



* OneBookAuthor: The band is notable for releasing only one album.

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* OneBookAuthor: The band is notable for releasing only one studio album.



* PowerPop
* {{Retraux}}

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* PowerPop
PowerPop: Applies to much of their work, with "Failure" and "I Can't Sleep" especially good examples.
* {{Retraux}}{{Retraux}}: Definitely applies to their only studio release, influenced by bands such as Music/TheBeatles, Music/TheHollies, and Music/TheKinks.


* ''The La's'' (1990)

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* ''The La's'' ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]'' (1990)



* AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent: "Looking Glass" is a 7-minute experimental track that caps off ''The La's''.
* BigRockEnding: "Looking Glass" ends with one.

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* AndNowForSomethingCompletelyDifferent: "Looking Glass" is a 7-minute experimental track that caps off ''The La's''.
''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]''.
* BigRockEnding: "Looking Glass" ends with one.one, all crashing drums and guitar noise.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original incarnation of The La's fronted by Mike Badger were much artsier and influenced by Music/CaptainBeefheart than the jangly pop they became famous for.
* EpicRocking: "Looking Glass", clocking at a whopping 7 minutes and 52 seconds, is the longest song made by the group.
* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "There She Goes" --> "Doledrum" on ''The La's''.
* JanglePop
* LoudnessWar: ''The La's'' averted this, even on later remasters.
* MinimalisticCoverArt: ''The La's'' is simply a black-and-white (or sepia or green-tinted, depending on where you live) photo of an eye, with "The La's" printed in the top left corner. The 1990 There She Goes single is just an eye and some lips on a white background. The band, of course, had no say in any art choices.
* MinisculeRocking: Any one of their songs that isn't "Timeless Melody" or "Looking Glass".
** The "Feelin'" cassette single should probably gain a reputation for being one of the shortest singles ever made, lasting only for a grand total of 4 minutes and 2 seconds.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original incarnation of The La's fronted by Mike Badger Music/MikeBadger were much artsier and influenced by Music/CaptainBeefheart than the jangly pop they became famous for.
* EpicRocking: "Looking Glass", Glass," clocking at a whopping 7 minutes and 52 seconds, is the longest song made by the group.
* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "There She Goes" --> "Doledrum" on ''The La's''.
''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]''.
* JanglePop
JanglePop: The group is an unusual British exemplar of the style, with songs like "There She Goes," "Timeless Melody," and "I Can't Sleep" all good examples.
* LoudnessWar: ''The La's'' ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]'' averted this, even on later remasters.
* MinimalisticCoverArt: ''The La's'' ''[[Music/TheLasAlbum The La's]]'' is simply a black-and-white (or sepia or green-tinted, depending on where you live) photo of an eye, with "The La's" printed in the top left corner. The 1990 There "There She Goes Goes" single is just an eye and some lips on a white background. The band, of course, had no say in any art choices.
* %%* MinisculeRocking: Any one of their songs that isn't "Timeless Melody" or "Looking Glass".
**
Glass."
%%**
The "Feelin'" cassette single should probably gain a reputation for being one of the shortest singles ever made, lasting only for a grand total of 4 minutes and 2 seconds.



* ThePerfectionist: Lee Mavers.

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* ThePerfectionist: Lee Mavers.Music/LeeMavers. Their only studio album went through several sessions with different producers, and Mavers proved impossible to please during the process, complaining constantly about the sound and mood of the recordings. When a finished release was cobbled together from UsefulNotes/SteveLillywhite's sessions, the band in general and Mavers in particular disavowed the resulting album.



* SelfTitledAlbum: Their only album. Although originally it was supposed to be called Callin' All.
* SingleStanzaSong: "There She Goes".
* TheSomethingSong: "Freedom Song".

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* SelfTitledAlbum: Their only album. Although originally it was supposed to be called Callin' All.
''Callin' All''.
* SingleStanzaSong: "There She Goes".
Goes."
* TheSomethingSong: "Freedom Song".Song."

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* OneEyedShot: The cover to their only studio album consists solely of a woman's eye in close-up.


* MinimalisticCoverArt: ''The La's'' is simply a black-and-white (or sepia or green-tinted, depending on where you live) photo of an eye, with "The La's" printed in the top left corner.

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* MinimalisticCoverArt: ''The La's'' is simply a black-and-white (or sepia or green-tinted, depending on where you live) photo of an eye, with "The La's" printed in the top left corner. The 1990 There She Goes single is just an eye and some lips on a white background. The band, of course, had no say in any art choices.



* SelfTitledAlbum: Their only album.

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* SelfTitledAlbum: Their only album. Although originally it was supposed to be called Callin' All.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original line-up fronted by Mike Badger were much artsier and influenced by Music/CaptainBeefheart than the jangly pop they became famous for.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original line-up incarnation of The La's fronted by Mike Badger were much artsier and influenced by Music/CaptainBeefheart than the jangly pop they became famous for.


* NonAppearingTitle: "Son of a Gun".


'''The La's''' (Scouse slang term for "lads") were a short-lived PowerPop group from Liverpool, England, known for their {{Retraux}} sound that was inspired by groups like Music/TheKinks, and their hit single "There She Goes". They released a critically-acclaimed SelfTitledAlbum in 1990, but because of conflicts between the band and lead singer Lee Mavers' extreme perfectionism, they disowned the final result and broke up shortly after the album's release. Every other release they've done since has been compilation albums and live material. They are notable for being a major influence in {{Britpop}}, and many bands such as Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{Travis}} have labeled them as an influence.

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'''The La's''' (Scouse slang term for "lads") were a short-lived PowerPop group from Liverpool, England, known for their {{Retraux}} sound that was inspired by groups like Music/TheHollies and Music/TheKinks, and their hit single "There She Goes". They released a critically-acclaimed SelfTitledAlbum in 1990, but because of conflicts between the band and lead singer Lee Mavers' extreme perfectionism, they disowned the final result and broke up shortly after the album's release. Every other release they've done since has been compilation albums and live material. They are notable for being a major influence in {{Britpop}}, and many bands such as Music/{{Oasis}} and Music/{{Travis}} have labeled them as an influence.


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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The original line-up fronted by Mike Badger were much artsier and influenced by Music/CaptainBeefheart than the jangly pop they became famous for.


The backing vocalist of the group, John Power, later went on to form fellow Britpop band Cast.

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The bassist and backing vocalist of the group, John Power, later went on to form fellow Britpop band Cast.

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