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Articles Tagged 'Alan McGee'

Alan McGee Wants Rhys Ifans for Creation Records Motion Picture?

Scotland’s Daily Record reports that the story of one of Britain’s most notorious and celebrated record labels, Creation Records, might be coming to the silver screen. “It’s a film about some lunatic who runs a label that ends up making millions of pounds,” said music mogul Alan McGee. McGee, with Dick Green and Joe Foster, […]

Anglo For Your Ear: Adorable’s “Sunshine Smile”

One of the many short-lived shoegaze bands of the early ’90s, Adorable had their moment and flamed out rather quickly. They signed to Alan McGee’s Creation Records in 1992, and they were expected to be as big as The Jesus and Mary Chain and My Bloody Valentine. However, their only hit was their very first […]

Anglo For Your Ear: Glasvegas’ “Daddy’s Gone”

These folks hardly need me tooting their horn: they are one of the most hyped bands of 2008. Still, I love the big Phil Spector Wall of Sound force of “Daddy’s Gone.” It reminds me a bit of Panda Bear, but it also recalls the sound of another band from Glasgow, The Jesus and Mary […]