Snobcast: British Sea Power

Written by  //  February 11, 2008  //  The Conservatory  //  7 Comments

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Here’s what everyone else is saying:

“A masterpiece of epic proportions” The Word

“Brilliant songs… stirring anthemics… the glorious sound of a band going for broke” The Guardian ****

“Dangerously epic” Daily Telegraph

“Genius… a guitar laureate’s masterpiece” Maxim *****

“British Sea Power return in style” Mojo ****

“CD of the week… neo-orchestral grandeur” The Observer

Here’s what we said:

Do You Like Anal Music? ***1/2
Armed with passionate anthems, brainy Brits rise up and take it in the ass.

Yeah, we can be pretty crass, but it’s all in fun. Now go enjoy this weeks Snobcast.


“No Lucifer” British Sea Power Do You Like Rock Music?
“Guilt By Association” Louis XIV The Distances from Everyone to You
“You Owe Me An IOU” Hot Hot Heat Elevator
“The Girl’s Attractive” Diamond Nights Smallville- The Metropolis Mix
“Berlin” Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Baby 81
“Dead Sound” The Raveonettes Lust Lust Lust
“Heavy Metal” Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
“Take Me Out” Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
“Ruby” Kaiser Chiefs Yours Truly, Angry Mob
“Cheaper Than Therapy” Rogue Wave Asleep At Heaven’s Gate
“The Night Starts Here” Stars In Our Bedroom After the War
“Stay Fly Bloody Fly” Three 6 Mafia vs Death from Above 1979
“Hunting For Witches (RAC mix)” Bloc Party Hunting For Witches
“Neon Bible” The Arcade Fire Neon Bible
“In This Temple, As In The Hearts Of Man For Whom He Saved The Earth” Sufjan Stevens Come On Feel The Illinoise!
“Say Yes” Elliott Smith Either/Or
“Hallelujah” Jeff Buckley Grace
“Exit Music (For a Film)” Vampire Weekend Stereogum Presents… OKX: A Tribute To OK Computer
“Drown” Smashing Pumpkins Singles


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7 Comments on "Snobcast: British Sea Power"

  1. Ivyy February 11, 2008 at 1:29 pm · Reply

    This might be my favoritest snobcast yet!

  2. Col. Hector Bravado February 12, 2008 at 6:18 pm · Reply

    My replacement Bose speakers came in the mail today. Hell. Yes.

  3. Rosa Melano February 15, 2008 at 7:25 am · Reply

    So, Pitchfork gave it a U.2
    Talk about a new low.

  4. Dr Fecher February 21, 2008 at 11:51 am · Reply

    British Sea Power is Playing our SXSW Party, along with the Hood Internet and some good bands. I can see all you bloggers steaming with jealous elitist envy.

  5. Team Donnybrook
    godonnybrook February 21, 2008 at 12:08 pm · Reply

    Hey good Dr. I will see you there.

  6. Rosa Melano February 21, 2008 at 12:29 pm · Reply

    dr. f
    i will see you there
    lone star in hand

  7. Bang Tango'ed February 21, 2008 at 12:33 pm · Reply

    The money I make traveling for work doesn’t make up for missing SXSW two years in a row : ( In this font a frown face looks like a frog.

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