Tag: Saint Etienne

Tim Peaks

Tim Burgess & Bob Stanley Present Tim Peaks: Songs From A Late-Night Diner (Ace Records)

Saint Etienne mastermind Bob Stanley enlists friend Tim Burgess to help curate the latest edition of his fictional setting compilation, Tim Peaks. This diner offers up a more contemporary setting than previous volumes, with a special focus on more melancholic, Factory Records-inspired post punk and indie-pop.

Various Artists: Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs Present State Of The Union: The American Dream In Crisis 1967-1973 (Ace Records)

This absolutely essential compilation from musicologists and Saint Etienne masterminds Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs offers a very rare glimpse into how older, mainstream American pop musicians addressed the changing times of the Richard Nixon/Vietnam war era.

3AM Eternal: Saint Etienne “Teenage Winter” (2005)

One of my favorite British pop groups deliver a wistful, sad postcard from the village of their youth and how it has changed so.

3AM Eternal: Saint Etienne “Wood Cabin” (1998)

  Ever thought you’d hear Saint Etienne soundtrack a murder? Yeah, me neither; it was hearing this song that caused me to perk up my ears and check out what the show’s creators were up to.