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The Boo Radleys: Ichabod And I (Action)

Review by Bob Stanley, Melody Maker, 30 June 1990

FORGET THE sub-Uriah Heep title and think "further re-invention of the dreampop whirl". Sound interesting? Read on. ...

The Boo Radleys: Everything's Alright Forever (Creation/All formats)

Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 21 March 1992

OF COURSE, they said it would be this good. And while The Boo Radley's stout-hearted self-opinion was a cheering presence in 1991's (complacen)sea of mumbles ...

The Boo Radleys: Giant Steps (Creation)

Review by Paul Moody, New Musical Express, 1993

TIME FOR a rethink. At some point (just between the dreamy acoustic sway of ‘Wish I Was Skinny’ and ‘Leaves And Sand’ I think, but ...

The Boo Radleys: One Step Beyond?

Interview by David Cavanagh, Select, November 1993

WHEN THEY WERE KIDS, they'd sit in their bedrooms and run through their pop-star moves: getting off aeroplanes, waving at crowds, that sort of thing. ...

The Boo Radleys: Learning To Walk

Review by Simon Price, Melody Maker, 11 December 1993

AT THE HEIGHT of The Scene That Celebrated Itself, The Boo Radleys — The Doo Badleys, as they were chucklingly known down The Syndrome — ...

The Boo Radleys: Tivoli, Dublin

Live Review by Caitlin Moran, Melody Maker, 29 January 1994


Boo Radleys: The Garage, London

Live Review by Ian Watson, Melody Maker, 21 May 1994


Creation Records: Rehabsolutely Fabulous

Interview by John Harris, Ted Kessler, New Musical Express, 9 June 1994

A decade on from its inception, Creation rules the British rock underground. The 'Undrugged' party at the Royal Albert Hall, and the random singing of ...

Boo Radleys: Fab — and that's not just the Boos talking

Interview by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 24 March 1995

So how did a, let's face it, pretty morose bloke such as Martin Carr manage to come up with Wake Up!, which is, let's face ...

The Boo Radleys: Irish Centre, Leeds

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 7 April 1995

AS MUSIC biz jokes go, The Boo Radleys are a very, very good one. Formed in Liverpool in 1989, their topsy-turvy career (taking in baldness, ...

The Boo Radleys: Zeleste 2, Barcelona

Live Review by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, May 1995

IT IS 4.42 AM. Martin Carr and Bob Cieka of the Boo Radleys are, um, "relaxing" at the Hotel Sol in Barcelona after a suitably ...

A simply divine madness

Memoir by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 2 June 1995

How an obnoxious teenager, revelling in the obscurity of her pop passions, met Bros in the supermarket aisle to Damascus ...

Pulp, PJ Harvey, the Cure et al: Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset

Live Review by Caitlin Moran, The Times, 30 June 1995

City of 100,000 dancing lights: Caitlin Moran on a Glastonbury weekend that will be remembered chiefly for the coming of Pulp ...

War Child

Report and Interview by Ian Watson, Melody Maker, 9 September 1995

IAN WATSON talks to the bands who are contributing to the Help album and how this project compares to pop's last major charity initiative, the ...

The Boo Radleys: Look Back In Languor

Interview by Simon Price, Melody Maker, 30 September 1995

THIS IS THE FOURTH FEATURE on The Boo Radleys of '95, but they're worth it — especially with their brand new single, 'From The Bench ...

Better Red Than Dead

Interview by Simon Price, Melody Maker, 11 May 1996

This week's FA Cup Final between Liverpool and Manchester United isn't a matter of life and death. It's much more important than that. SIMON PRICE ...

The Boo Radleys: Didn't Feel A Thing

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, September 1996

"IF YOU'RE doing music you're supposed to pretend you're something you're not, you're supposed to sound as though you come from a different planet. You're ...

The Boo Radleys: Kilburn National, London

Live Review by Paul Moody, New Musical Express, 28 September 1996


Various Artists: Creation Records - International Guardians Of Rock'n'roll 1983-1999

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, December 2000

Best of the late, legendary indie label ...

Boo Radleys: Find The Way Out

Review by Terry Staunton, Record Collector, August 2005

THE ONLY CREATION act other than Oasis to have a Number One album, the Boos were arguably the label's most eclectic signing. This 35-track anthology ...

The Boo Radleys: Find The Way Out

Review by Nick Southall, Stylus, 8 September 2005

OH THE BOO RADLEYS. Sadly it appears that they have now been dealt a shite hand by history and will be forever known by most ...

The Boo Radleys: The Best Of The Boo Radleys

Review by Nick Southall, Stylus, 13 June 2007

THERE'S A SERIOUS SENSE of déjà vu accompanying this fifteen-track, hour-long Best of the Boo Radleys compilation, coming as it does less than two years ...

"It seemed to capture a wave": How the Boo Radleys made 'Wake Up Boo!'

Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 13 September 2021

"MARTIN WROTE THE SONG while watching The Big Breakfast on acid. Then, when we recorded the song in Wales, there was a night when some ...


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