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  1. Fourteen years after it's release, Elastica's self-titled debut is slipping through the cracks of music history. Copies of this near-forgotten album can likely be found collecting dust on a Gen-Xer's CD shelf or for sale (cheap and used) at an independent record store.
  2. Elastica were an English alternative rock band that played punk rock, post punk and new wave-influenced music. They were best known for their album Elastica, which produced singles that charted in the United Kingdom and the United States. (Read more at Wikipedia) Peel discovered the band in through the Deceptive label and the group did four sessions for his show. He also .
  3. The album was well-received critically. In their retrospective review, AllMusic praised the album, writing "what makes Elastica such an intoxicating record is not only the way the 16 songs speed by in 40 minutes, but that they're nearly all classics" and that "hardly any new wave band made records this consistently rocking and melodic". BBC Music wrote "As albums that fall off a genre's radar Genre: Britpop, punk rock, NWONW.
  4. Sep 02,  · Listening to the opening bars of the debut album's lead track, "Line Up," with its grimy guitar blasts and sexually suggestive lyrics, it becomes instantly clear just how influential Elastica's sound was with the Post-Punk revival crowd of the early s.
  5. The full story of Elastica’s self-titled debut album. By Leonie Cooper. 15th March 2. Another title, ‘Keys, Money And Fags’ – a lyric from ‘Line Up’ – was also nixed.

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