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Rain Parade

Rain Parade

8 articles


Rain Parade: Dingwalls, London

Live Review by Jack Barron, Sounds, 18 May 1985


Rain Parade: Soft Parade

Interview by Martin Aston, Melody Maker, 18 May 1985

Drugs? Paisley shirts? Forget it, say L.A.'s RAIN PARADE, currently in Britain courtesy of friendly Island Records. Martin Aston wades through the beads and patchouli ...

Rain Parade: Hit Parade

Interview by Jack Barron, Sounds, 1 June 1985

THE ONLY kind of sex I can imagine performing to the exquisite, perfumed garden noise of Rain Parade is tender. Maybe this is why Matt ...

The Rain Parade, Robyn Hitchcock And The Egyptians: Clarendon, London

Live Review by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 1 June 1985


Rain Parade/Snakes Of Shake/Ring Of Roses: LSE, London

Live Review by Julian Henry, Melody Maker, 28 December 1985

THIS WAS AN evening of contrast. The Snakes Of Shake look and sound like they were born in a town in the Midwest of America, ...

Green On Red: No Free Lunch; Rain Parade: Crashing Dream

Review by Ira Robbins, Creem, July 1986

I HAVE ALWAYS attempted to give Los Angeles the benefit of the doubt as regards music. All right, so maybe I've never quite gotten over ...

Remembering the Rain Parade

Retrospective by Alan McGee, The Guardian, 12 May 2008

JUST RECENTLY I've been taken back to the Paisley Underground scene of the early '80s and a band whose music still speaks to me today. ...

Unsung Heroes: The Rain Parade

Retrospective by Terry Staunton, Uncut, February 2010

Pioneers of LA's '80s "Paisley Underground" — it's warring psych revivalists the Roback brothers! ...

see also Mazzy Star


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