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Stereophonics – Just Enough Education To Perform

27 08 2010

Listened: Monday August 9

I have fond memories of listening to Just Enough Education To Perform, Primal Scream’s Xtrmntr, and Sigur Ros’s Von Brigði (Recycle Bin) as I was cleaning my college apartment in Berkeley after graduation, preparing to move back to my parents’ house. I was the only one left in the apartment at that point, so I could crank the music as I cleaned. Consequently, this album has a lot of nostalgic value to me.

For some reason the songs remind me of Rod Stewart a bit. Maybe it’s the gravelly working class voice, I’m not sure. It also reminds me of the retro sounds of Ocean Colour Scene, who were active at the same time.

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30 05 2012
Sigur Ros – Von Brigði (Recycle Bin) « Emily's Albums A to Z

[…] easy to listen to while working, unlike some of Sigur Ros’ other works. I have good memories of doing a final cleaning of my college apartment as this album […]

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