The Auteurs Vinyl, CD & tapes by The Auteurs at Norman Records
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Luke Haines, formerly of The Auteurs, Baader Meinhof and Black Box Recorder returns with I Sometimes Dream Of Glue, a concept album which centres on the residents of Glue Town. Glue Town is a tiny place just off the Westway, in the roadside grass, in fact. The residents are permanently aroused glue sniffers whose only available entertainment is an old Michael Bentine show. Apparently. Limited edition LP and CD on Cherry Red.
He just can't help himself can he? Britain's greatest self mythologist returns with a collection of his solo works following his stints in excellent bands the Servants and the Auteurs. This spans two decades of his eccentric pop music and as well as cherry picking highlights from his catalogue, contains a raft of unissued tunes.
Former Auteurs and Black Box Recorder man Luke Haines, who hates everyone and everything, returns with a new solo album. Smash The System is a classic sounding rock songwriter record that alludes to such figures as Bruce Lee, Ulrike Meinhof, Marc Bolan and The Incredible String Band. Out on Cherry Red.
As songwriter Luke Haines began to focus his energies on new musical projects, such as Black Box Recorder, his output with the Auteurs began to dwindle, and 'How I Learned To Love The Bootboys' became their final document, a moody, typically downbeat record with a dramatic, end-days feel (those strings!). Now it gets the reissue treatment from 3 Loop Music, with a ridiculous amount of b-side additives.
'After Murder Park' is the third record from British indie pop act the Auteurs, created around the vision of songwriter Luke Haines. Released two years after 'Now I'm A Cowboy', the record is arguably darker, even in its brighter moments (such as the acoustic, trumpet-supplemented "Unsolved Child Murder", which juxtaposes a bright key with shady lyrics). This reissue by 3 Loop Music is the result of Haines digging up plenty of goodies, including some b-sides and John Peel Sessions.
Luke Haines' indie pop outfit the Auteurs released their second record, 'Now I'm A Cowboy', in 1994, and made it big off the back of their sizeable hit "Lenny Valentino". That tune puts this stellar record on the map, and now the whole thing has been affectionately repackaged by 3 Loop Music, who sought out Haines curation skills to bring about a whole lot of b-sides and BBC Sessions cuts.