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Coventry, The City That Outlawed Beauty

Artist Song Buy
Voxtrot  Steven  buy on itunes
Kirsty MacColl  Us Amazonians  buy on itunes
Los Campesinos  We Throw Parties,You Throw Knives  buy on itunes
Alphabeat  Fascination  buy on itunes
She  Satan's Angels  buy on itunes
Manhattan Love Suicides  Keep It Coming  buy on itunes
Kamikaze Sex Pilots  Sharon's Been Deflowered And Defoliated  buy on itunes
Scarlet Downs  Windows  buy on itunes
Hit Parade  Autobiography  buy on itunes
Shoes  In My Arms Again  buy on itunes
Beau Brummels  Just A Little  buy on itunes
Fischers  Down The Days  buy on itunes
Buzzcocks  Fiction Romance  buy on itunes
Candy Panic Attack  What's He Got That I Haven't  buy on itunes
Bluestars  Social End Product  buy on itunes
Hideki Kaji  Weekenders  buy on itunes
Jeremiahs  Wipe Away Your Tears  buy on itunes
Taken By Trees  Lost And Found  buy on itunes
Perfect Stone  Lovin' You Comes So Easy  buy on itunes
Legendary Hearts  Everything I Have  buy on itunes
Montgomery Clifts  Spine  buy on itunes
Youth Group  Sorry  buy on itunes


There is a book called Crap Towns which lists the top 50 ugly British towns. Somehow Coventry evades criticism despite its equally brutal cousin Birmingham being included. Mutilated by dull-eyed planners after the war, in which it had suffered severe bombing, it stands as testament to how not to rebuild a city. A few years back in a desperate attempt to drive drunken mobs of youths from the street the council banned drinking in certain outdoor areas. Of course the youths of Coventry poured their alcohol into lemonade bottles, outwitting the staid city burghers. Today we venture to this ghastly outpost for a record fair. Our lemonade bottles are full to the brim.
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Funky Ratchet
Date: 3/15/2008
Like the Shoes and Buzzcocks in particular. Best of luck scouring the rows of vinyl.
Date: 3/15/2008
This mix has received an honored spot with other AOTM literary endeavors in The Reading Room Annex.
Date: 3/15/2008
thanks for the lesson - this ohio bred n' born hillbilly don't know nuttin' bout no place like like coventry! - love the buzzcocks, cause that's the way i roll!
anthony lombardi
Date: 3/15/2008
well at least they're good for something then, right? great mix
Date: 3/15/2008
More great stuff gathered together to make a fine mix. Love the Hit Parade, Buzzcocks, Shoes and Beau Brummels choices. And another Top 10 single here! ( the fab Alphabeat tk ). Hope you got some great records at the fair...
Date: 3/15/2008
well you know what they say: if life gives you alcohol... make lemonade. mostly unfamiliar stuff on this one, would love to hear it.
Date: 3/16/2008
Well as mum always said: when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade -- or alcoholic beverages in this case. Okay, my mother's dating tornadoZ, so they're starting to think alike. Never mind. Anyway, this looks sparkling. Who cares what the town looks like when you can score cool records, like the ones above.
Date: 3/16/2008
Christ I would genuinely love to hear this. Anything of mine you want just say, I'll even put a bow on it if I get this in return. Oh my...
Rob Conroy
Date: 3/16/2008
Nice nice nice. I esp love the Buzzocks cut.
Media Vixen: Radio Sally
Date: 3/18/2008
Love the impulse for this. Love the execution. Love the notes. Love the comments.
DJ Karen Adams
Date: 3/18/2008
Media Vixen sez it all! However, I will offer up 5ive stars
Mark Petruccelli
Date: 3/19/2008
Cool travelogue, this. Also a fan of the Buzzcocks track.
Date: 3/19/2008
how did you get so clever!
Date: 3/26/2008
Beau Brummels and Los Campesinos are about all I know. Very nice concept.
p the swede
Date: 5/4/2008
I really like this

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