My Bloody Valentine - Loveless (CD)

My Bloody Valentine - Loveless (CD)

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Loveless is the second studio album by alternative rock band My Bloody Valentine. Released on 4 November 1991, Loveless was recorded over a two-year period between 1989 and 1991 in nineteen recording studios. Lead vocalist and guitarist Kevin Shields dominated the recording process; he sought to achieve a particular sound for the record, making use of various techniques such as guitars strummed with a tremolo bar, sampled drum loops, and obscured vocals. A large number of engineers were hired and fired during the process, although the band finally gave credit on the album sleeve to anyone who was present during the recordings, "even if all they did was make tea", according to Shields. The recording of Loveless is rumoured to have cost 250,000, a figure that came close to bankrupting the band's record label Creation Records.

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Track listing

  1. Only Shallow
  2. Loomer
  3. Touched
  4. Here Knows When
  5. When You Sleep
  6. I Only Said
  7. Come in Alone
  8. Sometimes
  9. Blown a Wish
  10. What You Want
  11. Soon

Review

...the group emerged with their masterpiece, which fulfilled all of the promise of their previous albums. - 5/5