The TELESCOPES – ” #Untitled Second “

Posted: June 22, 2017 in MUSIC
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The Telescopes were among the most innovative and challenging yet successful artists in Creation Records‘ “middle period”, a leading part of the wave of sonic experimenters who included Spacemen 3, My Bloody Valentine, Spectrum and Spiritualized. Towards the end of their time with Creation, they made their most fully realized album yet, “#’ (untitled second). This is the first time this great psychedelic album is being released in the US, and it comes with 3 bonus tracks. “The songs are built on acoustic guitars, then the tricked-out electric guitars are laid on top and garnished with bongos, organs, pianos, and all sorts of classic instruments. Stephen Lawrie’s vocals are restrained and semi-emotional and female backing vocals add a touch of sweetness that might otherwise be missing from the record, as the overall atmosphere is very moody and introspective.”

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Originally released March 22nd, 2013

on these recordings the telescopes are-
stephen lawrie, david fitzgerald, joanna doran, robert brooks,
dominic dillon, richard formby & guy fixsen.

the Telescopes second album. was originally released on Creation Records.

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