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Glasgow Eyes

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LThe brothers Reid are back in tub-thumping, floor-stomping, feedback-wailing, rock and damn rolling form - 'Glasgow Eyes' channels those darkened stree...
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Sunset 666 (Live at Hollywood Palladium)

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A triumphant live return for the East Kilbride rabble rousers - there's a sense that the band still adore getting lost in their distorted swirls, drawing th...
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Live at Barrowland

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In November 2014 The Jesus and Mary Chain celebrated three decades of their incendiary cult-classic debut album, ‘Psychocandy’, with a run of tour d...

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JUST FOR A DAY (2020 reissue)

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loveless (2022 repress)

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Munki (25th anniversary edition)

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  1. I Love Rock 'N' Roll
  2. Birthday
  3. Stardust Remedy
  4. Fizzy
  5. Moe Tucker
  6. Perfume
  7. Virtually Unreal
  8. Degenerate
  9. Cracking Up
  10. Commercial
  11. Supertramp
  12. Never Understood
  13. I Can't find The Time For Times
  14. Man On The Moon
  15. Black
  16. Dream Lover
  17. I Hate Rock 'N' Roll

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Munki (25th anniversary edition)

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    Released: 20th Oct 2023

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A record so good it eventually tore the band apart - if you too love/hate rock n roll, you'll want to get involved with this remastered slice of pandemonium.

Originally released on June 2nd 1998 on Sub Pop / Creation Records, ‘Munki’ was – up until the Mary Chain’s reformation in 2007 – an experimental rock’n’roll masterclass turned swan song for the Reid brothers, whose fractious in-fighting culminated in the band’s break-up less than a year after its release. It was perhaps fitting, then, that ‘Munki’ is argued by some as the definitive Mary Chain record in the way it seemed to chart the full array of musical directions the band had ploughed over the five records that came before. The decision to bookend the album with Jim’s rousing sing-along ‘I Love Rock 'N' Roll’ and William’s caustic white-noise anthem ‘I Hate Rock 'N' Roll’ perfectly captures the two-fold tension at the heart of the Mary Chain at that time – a tension between noise and melody, and warring brothers.

Across the album’s 17 tracks and 70-minute running time, there are the expected abrasive noise-rock epics ‘Cracking Up’ and ‘Degenerate’ by way of fuzzed-out pop hits like ‘Fizzy’ and the tender acoustic slow-burner ‘Never Understood’. Between the Reid’s Glaswegian snarls and unapologetically insolent lyrics – "I'm a mean motherf*cker now, but I once was cool”, “McDonald’s is sh*t!”, “Children are fools!” being just a few lyrical highlights – ‘Munki’ also features two great guest appearances. Mazzy Star’s Hope Sandoval returns for another Mary Chain duet on ‘Perfume’, which has a swagger that’s equal parts menacing and bittersweet, and the Reid’s younger sister Linda (Sister Vanilla) sings beautifully on top of ‘Moe Tucker’s motorik proto-punk scuzz.