TODAY’S YESTERDAY ALBUM – ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’ – 4th LP By WILCO

Remarkable albums from the past…

‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’ by WILCO
Released: 18 September 2001 – the band’s 4th longplayer

ROLLING STONE review: “This is how screwed up the music business is in the early twenty-
first century: Last summer, after completing their fourth and best studio album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, alternative-country idols Wilco delivered the record to their label, Reprise. The company reacted as if the music was caked in anthrax, throwing the album back at Wilco and arranging for them to leave the label, immediately. ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’ now arrives in stores, intact, on Nonesuch. Like Reprise, Nonesuch is a subsidiary of AOL Time Warner. Essentially, the mother firm paid for the album twice. I would love to see one of the suits explain that to the shareholders…”
– Full review here – Score: 4/5

TURN UP THE VOLUME! says: Probably their best longplayer (so far). Top-notch songwriting all the way. Fav tracks: Kamera / Radio cure / War on war / Heavy metal
drummer / I am the man who loves you

ALBUM in full…

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Jeff Tweedy‘s memoires, Wilco’s man in the middle – out 13 Nov – info here

10 Outstanding Albums Turning 20 in… 2017

Looking back in time! Memorable moments in sonic history!

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Ten magnificent longplayers released in 1997, turning twenty next year. Splendid albums that stood the test of time with remarkable ease & proud flare. Bring on the champagne!

1/ ‘The Boatman’s Call’ by NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS                                                
Introspective songs about romance and religion. Poignant and gripping sonic paintings…
Stream on Spotify nic-kcaveReleased: 2 March 1997 – his 10th album

2/ ‘Dig Your Own Hole’ by CHEMICAL BROTHERS                                                              
The brothers worked it out on their 2nd album. Hardcore techno for 24-hour raves…
Stream on Spotify chemcialdigReleased: 7 April 1997

3/ ‘Dig Me Out’ by SLEATER-KINNEY                                                                                      
Energetic and razor-sharp Riot Grrrl with a knife between the teeth. Powerhouse!…
Stream on Spotify SleaterKinney.jpgReleased: 8 April 1997 – the trio’s third LP

4/ ‘In It For The Money’ by SUPERGRASS                                                                                
High quality and amplified guitar pop songwriting on their second, probably best, album…
Stream on Spotify  supergrassReleased: 21 April 1997

5/ ‘OK Computer’ by RADIOHEAD                                                                                              Brilliant songs wrapped into new sounds. Monumental masterpiece. Musical virtuosity.
Stream on Spotify radiocmputerReleased: 16 June 1997 – their third longplayer

6/ ‘Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space’ by SPIRITUALIZED 
Spiritual space &  gospel rock splendor. Without a doubt Jason Pierce‘s magnum opus…
Stream on Spotify spiriladiesgentsReleased: 16 June 1997 – third album

7/ ‘Vanishing Point’ by PRIMAL SCREAM          
Highly trippy & experimentally rhythmic. A groove paradise to get you in a trance…
Stream on Spotify      primalvanshinhpointReleased: 9 July 1997 – The Scream’s fifth album

8/ ‘Songs From Northern Britain’ by TEENAGE FANCLUB 
The British Byrds‘ finest collection of mesmeric & delicious harmonies filled pearls…
Stream on Spotify teenagefanclubReleased: 29 July 1997 – The Scots’ sixth LP…

9/ ‘Urban Hymns’ by THE VERVE                                  
A stream of epic soundscapes & bitter sweet symphonies. Best Ashcroft hymns ever… Stream on Spotify theverveReleased: 29 September 1997 – 3th album

10/ ‘Being There’ by WILCO                    
Jeff Tweedy explored Americana’s history ingeniously on Wilco‘s second full record…
Stream on Spotify wilcoReleased: 29 October 1997

WILCO ! Surprise Release – New album ‘Star Wars’ – FREE DOWNLOAD…

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Wilco have just dropped their new album ‘Star Wars’ on the world completely unannounced – the 11-track record is available for free download (for a short time)
on the band’s website – click here

You also can stream the LP here via YouTube

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