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A friend and I were brainstorming names for his new band, who were recording an album in the back bedroom overlooking the tin-roofed scrapyard. It was the mid-morning of Britpop. While we liked the occasional Gorkys Zygotic Mynci and agreed that Echobelly conjured up repulsive images, we came to the conclusion that the really big […]

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With funky groove-electronica record in the bag already that used the leverage of an Australian soap opera to cause a bit of fuss, The Lights are back with ‘No Conditions’. I once had to endure a period of no conditioner, which caused brittle dryness and this sums up the intro to ‘No Conditions’ rather well. […]

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With a gut-turning image of Kylie and Jason from their big-hair era, surrounded by a big heart, and carrying the title ‘Neighbours’, the outlook for this record from The Lights is poor. Are we to expect the bouncing theme tune cunningly re-cut for the 21st Century? Maybe it’s a jive-bunny medley of ‘Especially for You’, […]