This was a landmark CD, and its influence is impossible to overestimate; while looking over their shoulder at the Velvet Underground as their spiritual predecessors, the Jesus and Mary Chain essentially provided the blueprint for shoegazing rock, a debt freely acknowledged by Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine, whose "Isn't Anything" is widely considered to be the first /5(). Originally released in , as this was the very first stellar Jesus & Mary Chain CD. Tunes here that I simply couldn't get enough of were the awesome opener "Just Like Honey", "The Living End", the ass-kicking "Taste The Floor" (love that song, just for the title itself), "In A Hole", "Never Understand" (possibly, this CD's best cut), the familiar-sounding "Sowing Seeds", the /5(86). Label: Blanco Y Negro - ,WEA - • Format: CD Album • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock The Jesus And Mary Chain - Psychocandy (, CD) | Discogs Explore/5(87).
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Retrieved 11 February Blanco y Negro Records. Official Charts Company. British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 6 January The Reid brothers were deeply feuding during the making of Munki. Their relationship was so fractious that they recorded tracks separately, refusing to share the same space.
The The Jesus And Mary Chain - Psychocandy (CD also explore electronic textures the sublimely catchy Birthday, the sultry Perfume and low-key garage ballads Man on The Moon, Black.
But that track, along with songs like Fizzy and Commercial feel more like sonic sketches and lack punch and clarity. Why it deserves more acclaim: B-sides like Kill Surf City and Sidewalking rank among their finest songs.
JAMC has several compilation albums of varying quality, but Barbed Wire Kisses is just as essential as their proper studio efforts. Also notable: the lilting, soothing Psychocandynot included on the album of the same name. The contrast of the slick percussion with buzzsaw guitars and the Reid brothers serrated vocals allows for some truly unique material. Blues From A Gun has an industrial swagger, Head On has one of the most euphoric choruses in alternative rock, and the euphoric, druggy Here Comes Alice is a dark sugary confection.
But that praise notwithstanding, things begin to stagnate towards the end on lackluster tracks like Gimme Hell and Take It. Features their most dance-worthy, hedonistic material. A similar approach was taken to bass guitar and vocals. If the band had applied these tactics to knotty, difficult music, you would never have heard of them, Album), and Dominique Leone would be reviewing these reissues. See also: the Velvet Underground.
Psychocandy is not one of those albums. Psychocandy remains a perfect record for states of Album) so bratty, depressed, or disgusted that you actually start to enjoy it. The JAMC also Album) a couple massively influential messages to everyone else. One was that-- as mentioned-- you could make big noises without being or acting big.
The CD version contains track 8 as a bonus track, recorded in , after the Psychocandy vinyl came out. Barcode and Other Identifiers Barcode (Text): 0 /5(38). Psychocandy is the debut studio album by Scottish rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain. It was released in November on Blanco y Negro Records. The album is considered a landmark recording: its combination of guitar feedback with traditional pop song structures proved influential on the forthcoming shoegazing genre and alternative rock in general. Few bands have had such a huge effect on musical culture, as The Jesus and Mary Chain. Their attitude alone, dressed in black, angry with the world, playing short sets drenched in feedback, set the bench mark in the post Sex Pistols music scene of London. Their seminal debut album Psychocandy would go on to change the course of popular music, channeling .
Psychocandy is The Jesus and Mary Chain’s debut album. The album was originally released on November 18, , via Blanco Y Negro Records.. Inspired by ‘60s girl groups, and The Velvet.
Studio Album (7) - Compilation (1) - Live (1) The Power of Negative Thinking: B-Sides & Rarities. May 19, · Psychocandy, an Album by The Jesus and Mary Chain. Released 18 November on Blanco y Negro (catalog no. BYN 7; Vinyl LP). Genres: Noise Pop, Post-Punk/5().
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Nov 18, · November 18, marks the 30th anniversary for Psychocandy, the highly influential début album from The Jesus and Mary Chain. It’s pioneering mix of feedback and 60’s pop rock harmonies on tracks like Just Like Honey left a seismic impact, inspiring countless shoegaze and alternative rock bands in its wake.
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