New Wave

The Auteurs - New Wave
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1993 Ratings: #78 / 375
User Score
Based on 31 ratings
1993 Ratings: #137
Liked by 2 people
February 22, 1993 / Release Date
LP / Format
Hut Records / Label
Britpop, Indie Pop / Genres
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QueenOfDenmark
83

Show Girl ~ ★★★★★
Bailed Out ~ ★★★★☆
American Guitars ~ ★★★☆☆
Junk Shop Clothes ~ ★★★★★
Don't Trust the Stars ~ ★★★★☆
Starstruck ~ ★★★★☆
How Could I Be Wrong ~ ★★★★★
Housebreaker ~ ★★★★☆
Valet Parking ~ ★★★★☆
Idiot Brother ~ ★★★★★
Early Years ~ ★★★★☆
Home Again ~ ★★★☆☆

daFigz
93

This album came to me out of the ethers. Living a rather stagnant "island" life, my thirst for music was growing along with my access to the inner webs. Luke Haines has a grand voice, a lyrical style of his own, and a band that gets the whole of the Auteurs vision. Tracks like 'Showgirl', 'American Guitars', 'Junk Shop Clothes', and 'Starstruck' demonstrate perfectly what makes this band and its debut such a treasure. Frankly, I just dug it out of storage after not listening to it for ... read more

CheapandLethal
70

Worth a listen

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Track List

  1. Show Girl
  2. Bailed Out
  3. American Guitars
  4. Junk Shop Clothes
  5. Don't Trust the Stars
  6. Starstruck
  7. How Could I Be Wrong
  8. Housebreaker
  9. Valet Parking
  10. Idiot Brother
  11. Early Years
  12. Home Again
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Added on: April 20, 2013