Anglo For Your Ear: The Jesus and Mary Chain’s “Far Gone And Out”

Known for their 1985 shoegazing album Psychocandy, the boys from Glasgow pumped up the volume and tightened up their sound for 1992′s Honey’s Dead, which featured brash, thundering tracks like “Far Gone And Out.”

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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