Slowdive

By Marcus Kagler

The dreamlike beauty of Slowdive was the unfortunate victim of bad timing. After releasing their debut album in late 1991, the band’s innovative, languid slowcore was overshadowed by the grunge movement, then buried by Britpop. Numerous coincidental label blunders prevented Slowdive from ever getting off the ground, but today they are placed right along side My Bloody Valentine as one of the key figures in the short lived but highly influential shoegazer movement. As musicians the two groups represent opposing ends of “The Scene That Celebrates Itself”. Where the lads... Read More

Genre:
Rock, Alternative/Indie, Shoe-Gaze, Dream Pop
City Of Origin:
Reading, England
Formed Date:
1989
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