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‘If’ is grand, ragged round the edges, and wiser than you’ll ever be. “If not for rain, the sun would never split the skies again”, James Allan preaches over ringing…

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Just the briefest glimpse of James Allan’s knocking knees on Later… With Jools Holland last month was proof enough that something was awry in the state of [a]Glasvegas[/a]. Allan’s typically…

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With recent press stories about singing to a bowl of goldfish and posing for pictures wearing ski goggles, you’d be forgiven for thinking that [a]Glasvegas[/a] frontman [b]James Allan[/b] has finally…

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Five American tours in, it’s hard to believe Glasvegas have waited this long to finally visit their half-namesake city. The black-clad Scottish foursome – either still hungover or still drinking…

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Forget any preconceived stereotypes you may have about Glasvegas fans all being darkly dressed mopesters still struggling with the emotional after-effects of a fatherless childhood. 2009 is going to be…

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When James Allan peered over his shades at the record company-bankrolled lunch and said yes, he would sign their contract, but he didn’t want a chauffeur, a monkey butler or…

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First, a question: what is the point of rock’n’roll? There are as many answers as there are people to ask, but surely one essential tenet is that great rock affirms…

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Alright, it’s already been TOTW, but ‘Daddy’s Gone’’s power only continues to swell. Essentially Jeremy Kyle imagined by My Bloody Valentine, it’s one of those rare beasts: a tune guaranteed…

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They may look like the lobotomy T-Birds, but not since Arcade Fire has a band been so immensely human. This song is about a woman called Geraldine, a social worker…

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“Remember times when you put me on your shoulders?/How I wished it was forever you would hold us… You could have had it all/You, me and mum, you know anything…