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One of the '80s most striking debuts, the first album from this Leicester, England, quintet is filled with soaring guitar epics, complemented by the powerful vocals and provocative lyrics of frontman John Butler and expertly produced by Chris Kimsey. Heavily influenced by the same jangly folk-rock (Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, etc.) that helped fuel R.E.M. and other alternative darlings, Butler and his bandmates opted for clarity instead of navel-gazing, creating anthemic tunes like "All the Myths on Sunday" and "Bell of ...

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  1. Like Princes Do
  2. All the Myths on Sunday
  3. Bell of Hope
  4. Out of Nowhere
  5. The Waking Hour
  6. When the Hoodoo Comes
  7. Don't Be Scared of the Night
  8. Here I Stand
  9. Jackie's Still Sad
  10. A House Divided
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Shakespeare Alabama
EMI Music Distribution

UPC: 077779168927

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