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Teenage Fanclub/Jad Fair : Near To You
An inspired collaboration between Scotland's premiere hookmeisters and America's most idiosyncratic - and enduring - underground talent...
Out of the inevitable veteran-musician-comaraderie jam sessions came these tracks (and a forthcoming album), notable not only for their playful spontaneity but for the unlikely ease with which the Teenage Fanclub' classicism blends with Jad's eccentricity. Katrina Mitchell from The Pastels pounds the skins and adds sweet harmonies to 'Near To You', while super-cute b-side 'Always In My Heart' plays like an uncommonly relaxed Lou Reed.
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