With Daniel Blumberg off to pastures new, the slimmed-down Yuck's sound seems svelte of style, having lost most of its rougher edges and lo-fi feistiness. What's left builds on their Teenage Fanclub-style guitars'n'harmonies approach, but takes it in a less intriguing direction. Effectively, the reverberating soft-focus sheets of chiming guitar and slow-burning, methodical arpeggios of tracks like "Out Of Time", "Somewhere" and "Memorial Fields" resuscitate the long-forgotten corpse of shoegazing, albeit with better melodies for the most part.
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Thursday 02 December 2010
Two ticket-holders shared the mid-week Lotto jackpot of £11.2 million, Camelot said.
Irvin Kershner: Director best known for his work on the ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Robocop’ series of films
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Irvin Kershner (known as "Kersh" to his friends) directed what many consider the best of the Star Wars films, The Empire Strikes Back (1980). As well as containing many of the cycle's most iconic moments, including the revelation of Luke Skywalker's parentage, it is arguably the most entertaining and accessible of the films for those who are not ardent fans of the enormously popular franchise. Keshner said that his aim was to instil greater character development into the work.
Thursday 28 October 2010
A James Bond Aston Martin dubbed the most famous car in the world was sold at auction for £2.6 million.
Thursday 28 October 2010
Friday 17 September 2010
Wednesday 25 August 2010
Warrington coach Tony Smith has effectively ruled Chris Bridge out of his line-up for the Challenge Cup final by naming him in his squad for the Carnegie Floodlit Nines at Headingley tonight.
Sunday 22 August 2010
Friday 06 August 2010
Friday 16 July 2010
Catherine Breillat's version of the sinister fairy tale has, as one might expect, a notable feminist accent. Impoverished by the death of their father, two sisters are obliged to leave their convent school.
Monday 28 June 2010
Wednesday 02 June 2010
A car that starred in two of super-spy James Bond's most famous adventures is expected to make around £3.5 million when it is sold at auction.
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