Faded Seaside Glamour

Album Review of Faded Seaside Glamour by Delays.

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Faded Seaside Glamour

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Faded Seaside Glamour by Delays

Release Date: May 18, 2004
Record label: Sanctuary / Rough Trade
Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Britpop

80 Music Critic Score
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Faded Seaside Glamour - Very Good, Based on 1 Critics

The Guardian - 80
Based on rating 4/5
80

Southampton's Delays are the first British guitar band in a decade to lay a serious claim to the melodic guitar pop throne invented by the Byrds and the Hollies, and last occupied by the Stone Roses and the La's. However, they're more than just a retread. The curveball is Greg Gilbert's unashamedly effeminate, gossamer falsetto - implausibly reminiscent of the Cocteau Twins' Elizabeth Fraser.

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