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The Jesus And Mary Chain - Stoned & Dethroned

The Jesus And Mary Chain - Stoned & Dethroned
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Stoned & Dethroned
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): 1972 (if06)
Special Attributes: Reissue
Release Date: 04/2012
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"...1993’s The Sound of Speed features material that the band was working on around the time of the Automatic and Honey’s Dead releases..." (

"...The appearance of Hope Sandoval on lead single "Sometimes Always" makes perfect sense, as Mazzy Star's electric/acoustic psych flow is, if not the inspiration for Stoned & Dethroned, a close enough cousin. "Sometimes Always" does indeed make for a lovely little duet, not quite a Lee & Nancy combination for a new generation, but a fine romp anyway, while on the other guest number Shane Macgowan from the Pogues takes a nicely mournful lead turn on "God Help Me." As for the album in general, the songs are much more than simply a toned-down Mary Chain -- it's almost as if the group were making its bid to finally demonstrate that it really was comprised of actual musicians, honest to goodness. What feedback there is appears as smoky atmosphere rather than skull-crushing scream, and oddly enough the end results almost suggest early-'70s Rolling Stones more than anything else, tinged as always with pure pop hooks and melodies..." (Read more:

Track List (Listen the album in full)

A1 Dirty Water     
A2 Bullet Lover     
A3 Sometimes Always     
A4 Come On     
A5 Between Us     
A6 Hole     
A7 Never Saw It Coming     
A8 She

B1 Wish I Could     
B2 Save Me     
B3 Till It Shines     
B4 God Help Me     
B5 Girlfriend     
B6 Everybody I Know     
B7 You've Been A Good Friend     
B8 These Days     
B9 Feeling Lucky 

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