MY BLOODY VALENTINE Released Debut Album ‘ISN’T ANYTHING’ 30 Years Ago…

Going back in sonic history looking for memorable albums…

19 November 2018


Album: ISN’T ANYTHING – the band’s debut longplayer

Released: 21 November 1988 – 30 years ago

ALL MUSIC‘s reflections: “Though it’s often seen as just a precursor to their magnum opus ‘Loveless’, in its own way My Bloody Valentine’s “Isn’t Anything” is nearly as groundbreaking as their 1991 masterpiece. Not only was it the most lucid, expansive articulation yet of the group’s sound, it virtually created the shoegazing scene and spawned legions of followers …The album’s tightly structured songs still bore traces of My Bloody Valentine’s previous incarnation as jangly indie popsters, but Kevin Shields and company crafted wide-ranging experiments within those confines… ‘Isn’t Anything’ captures My Bloody Valentine’s revolutionary style in its infancy and points the way to ‘Loveless’, but it’s far more than
just a dress rehearsal for the band’s moment of greatness.” –
Full review here – – Score: 4.5/5

TURN UP THE VOLUME! says: Haunting melodies, compelling song structures,
mind-bending effects, controlled chaos and an overall striking aurality.

ALBUM in full…

MY BLOODY VALENTINE: Facebook – Discography

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