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Black Tambourine / Black Tambourine
Album:Black Tambourine Collection:General
Artist:Black Tambourine Added:Mar 2010
Label:Slr Productions 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-05-30 Pull Date:2010-08-01 
Week Ending:Aug 1Jul 25Jul 18Jul 11Jul 4Jun 27Jun 20Jun 13

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 15, 2017:radio seven/deep storage N°50
For Ex-Lovers Only
4.Jun 10, 2014:Meow
By Tomorrow
2.Feb 11, 2016:radio seven (saint-valentin)
For Ex-Lovers Only
5.Feb 18, 2014:Meow
Dream Baby Dream
3.Jan 22, 2015:Meow
Black Cars
6.Nov 13, 2013:Fried Egg
Black Cars

Album Review
Alma Mahler
Reviewed 2010-05-22 
Dark, dreamy shoegaze. Female Joy Division with some 60s pop appeal. Baked in the C86 mold, for fans of Aislers Set, The Wedding Present, The Pastels. This is a reissue of their collection of work from '90/91 (Slumberland) with 4 new songs (2 originals, 2 covers) - everything holds up really well. Can't recommend this enough, every track's fantastic. Start with 1, 6, 14, 16.

1) ** Rolling drumline to die for, great echo on vocals over fuzzy bass
2) Simple melody, lots of feedback
3) Great bass line, heavy drums ala Joy Division
4) Poppy tune, fucked up bass & maracas
5) Punky, darker Talulah Gosh
6) **Throwin' the other woman off the bridge - yeah!
7) * Fuzzed-out 60s pop ditty
8) Indie pop before the genre was named. I love the slightly off kilter drums
9) * Slower-paced, sweet shoegaze guitar swells
10) Catchy instrumental interlude
11) ** (Demo of 1) Harsher feedback, same kickass drums, crystalline vocals
12) (Demo of 6) Hearty dose of reverb, yum.
13) (Buddy Holly cover)Tender fuzzed out pop tune
14) ** They've still got it- super catchy bassline, same great vocals
15) Entering rock territory: good but not that interesting
16) **(Suicide cover) Shimmery version of great song

Track Listing
1.For Ex-Lovers Only 9.By Tomorrow
2.Black Cars 10.Pam's Tan
3.Pack You Up 11.For Ex-Lovers Only (First Demo)
4.Can't Explain 12.Throw Aggi Off The Bridge (First Demo)
5.I Was Wrong 13.Heartbeat
6.Throw Aggi Off The Bridge 14.Lazy Heart
7.Drown 15.Tears Of Joy
8.We Can't Be Friends 16.Dream Baby Dream