Idlewild - A Distant History: Rarities 1997 - 2007
NME.COM feature on Idlewild - A Distant History: Rarities 1997 - 2007 album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 29 October 2007
'This traces their descent from brilliant to bland'
Funny band, Idlewild. Starting life in the mid-’90s as a thrilling, lo-fi indebted noisepop group with a brilliant mini-album in tow (1998’s ‘Captain’), the Scottish outfit then polished up and became a quaintly glossy indie pop band with ‘Hope Is Important’ in late 1998. Then they decided they’d like to be REM (on 2000’s ‘100 Broken Windows’), then Coldplay (on 2002’s...
- Sep 27, 2007
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- Queen Of The Troubled Teens
- Self Healer
- I Want To Be A Writer
- Satan Polaroid
- This Is Worse
- You Don't Have The Heart (Live At The Glasgow Garage)
- There's Glory In Your Story
- A Distant History
- I Was Made To Think It
- Poor Thing
- The Nothing I Know
- Everything Flows
- I Found That Essence Rare
- Hold On To Your Breath
- Gone Too Long
- Don't Let Me Change
- El Capitan (Acoustic)
- Winter Is Blue
- Hidden Ways
A Distant History: Rarities 1997-2007
- Oct 30, 2007
A Ghost In The Arcade
- Jun 18, 2007
Steadfast Scots rediscover the rock
- Mar 2, 2007
Line-up for Scottish festival grows
Scottish group will hit the road on November 16
Roddy Woomble says band will 'take a break'
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