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Tag: 2000


U2: All That You Can’t Leave Behind: 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition (Island)

After releasing their first major flop, Irish rockers U2 produced an amazing comeback album, a tight, concise album that smartly stripped away the band’s excesses. A lavish new box set captures the excitement of the era where a find band returns to form.


Song Of The Day: Grandaddy, “Jed’s Other Poem (Beautiful Ground)”

The Recoup Song Of The Day for Monday, August 31st is “Jed’s Other Poem (Beautiful Ground),” taken from the forthcoming Dangerbirf Records release, The Sophtware Slump…On A Wooden Piano.

George Walker: Lilacs For Voice And Orchestra

Today we’re excited to share with you a beautiful, Pulitzer Prize winning composition from classical composer George Walker, the first African-American recipient of the prize.

Song Of The Day: Cheer-Accident, “Salad Days”

Taken from the Skin Graft release, Salad Days: Remastered.

Song Of The Day: Grandaddy, “Miner At The Dial-A-View”

RIP Kevin Garcia.

Ryan Adams: Heartbreaker (Deluxe Edition) (Pax-Am)

In 2000, Whiskeytown frontman Ryan Adams’s creative and personal life was in turmoil. So what did he do? He wrote songs-fantastic songs-and launched his career with this superb debut album, reissued with generous helpings of Adams in his prime.

3AM Eternal: Eric Matthews on “The Lonely Sea” (2000)

We have a little chat with Eric Matthews about his fantastic cover of this early Brian Wilson track.

Super Furry Animals Mwng (Domino)

Mwng was a creative rebellion against the failure of Welsh band Super Furry Animals’ attempt at commercial success. Then something funny happened….

AIR: The Virgin Suicides (Rhino)

Fifteen years after its release, French duo AIR’s superb score to Sofia Coppola’s debut film The Virgin Suicides sees a welcome reissue. It hasn’t aged a bit.

3AM Eternal: Coldplay “Trouble” (2000)

Love ’em or hate ’em, Coldplay once excelled at dark, introspective, moody ballads. Here’s a fine one that we adore.