Ride - Nowhere
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Based on 3 reviews
1990 Ratings: #105 / 308
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Based on 294 ratings
1990 Ratings: #15
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October 15, 1990 / Release Date
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This is just shoegazey Stone Roses
Acting as something like a prerequisite to Loveless, Nowhere is an album that explores some of the deepest ideas of the shoegaze genre, and does them in outstanding ways. The drumming is a standout feature, because the drums are much faster than they usually are in shoegaze; the drums here bring more energy and attitude to the instrumentation of this project. As always with much of the shoegaze coming from the late 80's and early 90's, the guitar effects are fucking awesome. Ride made a ... read more
Remember when I liked this more than Loveless?
Shoegaze might be my favourite music genre
Despite this being one of the big 3 of Shoegaze, Nowhere doesn't really come close to the heights that its other two contemporaries reach. This is quite different from Loveless and Souvlaki as it really does put a lot more emphasis on its percussion, this record has a sense of momentum and vibrancy. It is a great album and isn't bad by any means, it's just that this is easily the weakest of the three pillars of Shoegaze

Best Track: Vapour Trail
Worst Track: In a Different Place
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Track List

  1. Seagull
  2. Kaleidoscope
  3. In a Different Place
  4. Polar Bear
  5. Dreams Burn Down
  6. Decay
  7. Paralysed
  8. Vapour Trail 
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Added on: November 29, 2012