Slowdive - Souvlaki
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Based on 3 reviews
1993 Ratings: #20 / 372
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1993 Ratings: #3
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"If Loveless is the noisy side of the coin, Souvlaki is the dreamy side. Yes it is a beautiful coin."
I'm gonna get mad shit for this but, goddamn bro this is really boring.

EDIT: what the fuck was I on
I don't really know what to say about this album, I think it was one of my best musical experiences in my life. This album accompanied me during today's bike ride and I really felt like I was in heaven, not only that there were beautiful views, but also this music that perfectly fit into the climate and caused an amazing feeling of bliss and harmony in me . A wonderful album that is best experienced listening to it on full volume.
Classic Review!

This classic shoegaze record starts off wonderfully with the beautiful opener “Alison”. The track perfectly sets the album up and let’s the listener know that they are in for a hell of a treat. The next track “Machine Gun” is probably my favorite song on this record. Every time I hear this song it just absolutely floors me. The vocals are astounding with how much force they bring, and them being accompanied by the amazing instrumentals creates one ... read more

"Souvlaki" by Slowdive (1993) {Shoegaze}

Initially, this album was hated especially by the music publications and critics. It came out during the wrong time, during a painful & confusing failure of romance within the band & where Brit pop was dominating the charts. However this album by itself, surpasses all the albums that got the praise at the time over it by a large margin. The Yin of "Loveless'" Yang, this album redefined what ... read more
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Track List

  1. Alison
  2. Machine Gun
  3. 40 Days
  4. Sing
  5. Here She Comes
  6. Souvlaki Space Station
  7. When the Sun Hits
  8. Altogether
  9. Melon Yellow
  10. Dagger
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Added on: June 20, 2013