heard on the wire

Creeping round my house at dawn

The first time I heard this record I was unmoved. And the second, third and maybe fourth time. Then it clicked.

How can you not love a band named after the winner of the 1988 Tour de France? And how can you not love a band that produces a record as completely brilliant as 1997’s song-from-each-year-of-my-life.

The Delgados :: Pull the Wires From the Wall

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And for proof that even ELO songs can sound good when recorded by a decent band…

The Delgados :: Mr Blue Sky

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