Tuesday, December 22, 2020


While doing some maintenance on the blog, I found this post, written by one-time contributor Jam on Revenge from 2006. The original links were gone, so I looked around for videos, or other links to the songs mentioned. To my surprise both tracks were easy to be found on Bandcamp, and the band Virgineers seemed very much alive again. Last March, they released an album with their trademark power pop/Beatles melody-fests. And it turns out they're not from Antarctica, but from Chicago. There's a short bio on AllMusic.
Anyhow, I totally forgot about these tracks. If you're into Beatles, XTC/Dukes of Stratosphear, The Crookes, any harmony-and-melody-overload, you're in for a trip down memory lane or a nice introduction: