Idlewild - Scottish Fiction

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Idlewild - Scottish Fiction

Idlewild: 'Scottish Fiction: Best Of 1997-2007'

'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...

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  • Sep 27, 2007

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Idlewild recording new album

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Singer Roddy Woomble tweets update on the Scottish band's new record

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