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Podcast Episode
Season
Four
number
160
Type
Album Review
Post Date
2/4/2014

Ash

160 Nu-Clear Sounds by Ash

Nu-Clear Sounds

Label
Homegrown
Release year
1998
Producer
Chris Kimsey, Owen Morris
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Dabbling equally in Britpop and American alternative, Nu-Clear Sounds bounces from delicate ballads to fuzzed-out rave-ups in an instant

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Although 90s Britpop is best known for Oasis and Blur, plenty of bands skirted the edges of stardom, among those are Ash. This week we revisit their 1998 sophomore album Nu-Clear Sounds. Dabbling equally in Britpop and American alternative, Nu-Clear Sounds bounces from delicate ballads to fuzzed-out rave-ups in an instant. Is it genius, or jarring? Tune in to find out.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Jesus Says
  • 3:50 - History of the Band
  • 8:54 - Projects
  • 16:49 - Wild Surf
  • 27:50 - Fortune Teller
  • Outro - Folk Song

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