Athlete - Vehicles & Animals
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Release date: 18 May 2004
Less-than-athletic Britpop revival (more manners, less fighting)
Sometimes a Brit band come along in a torrent of hyperbole that you just can't fathom when the record emerges unadorned by the word-of-mouth platitudes lathered upon it by industry insiders and suckerfish sycophants. As is the case with South London's Athlete , a band who single-handedly revive twenty-something bland-lad from his nineties slumber, zip up his Duffer and send him out...
- Apr 23, 2003
Like Turin Brakes with a decent drug dealer...
- Apr 2, 2003
...they turn the 'intimate' club into a roofless stadium full to the brim with vast sweaty singalongs...
- Aug 2, 2002
It’s a summertime single with a difference: loping, warm, but not blinded by the sun...
- Jun 11, 2002
Welsh bash was due to feature Athlete and Shed Seven
Band to mark 10 years of releases with dates
'Wires' will be released on January 18
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