• band
  • Version 2.0 is the second studio album by American-Scottish alternative rock band Garbage. (wikipedia.org)
  • This meant to "have the guitars noisier and write poppier melodies", showing how the band had grown together: "With Garbage, we were struggling to find an identity and to get comfortable with Shirley - and vice versa. (wikipedia.org)
  • The band wanted there to be echoes of music they like in the record, "and that means not just Björk and Portishead and Radiohead but the Beatles and Beach Boys and Frank Sinatra", Manson said, concluding that the album is overall "more diverse-it goes to extremes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Steve Marker stated that the band used as a reference point the Garbage song "As Heaven Is Wide", "but with a more technoey [sic] and dance end. (wikipedia.org)
  • The band also aimed to channel some of the energy of their live shows into the rhythm parts of the album. (wikipedia.org)
  • While Garbage had lyrical input from all band members, Manson was responsible for all the lyrics in Version 2.0. (wikipedia.org)
  • After charting in the UK with their debut album, Good Deeds and Dirty Rags, and single release "The Rattler" the band failed to break through, and were shifted to a number of different record labels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Capitol ended the year by releasing Fish Heads and Tails, a mid-price live and B-side compilation, while the band relocated to studios in Berlin to record their second album. (wikipedia.org)
  • The band reconvened in 2010 to record material for their fifth album. (wikipedia.org)
  • This album met with positive commercial and critical reception, also breaking another indie band into the mainstream. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1986, Steele wrote lyrics for several songs on hardcore punk band Agnostic Front's second album Cause for Alarm. (wikipedia.org)
  • The band originally used the name "Repulsion", but had to change name in 1990 due to legal issues with the American grindcore band of the same name. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eurodisco", from second album Social Dancing, became a minor success for the band in Australia as well as the UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • The band had gained American popularity during the closing credits of The Powerpuff Girls. (wikipedia.org)
  • In February 2014, the band announced they would release their fourth album, Data Panik Etcetera, on 15 May on Rough Trade Records. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pollinator is the eleventh studio album by American rock band Blondie, released on May 5, 2017 by BMG Rights Management. (wikipedia.org)
  • The album returns to a more band-oriented sound following the group's experimentation with electronic music for their previous release Ghosts of Download. (wikipedia.org)
  • The album was officially announced on January 23, 2017, when the band uploaded to their social media a scan of an interview with Mojo magazine which confirmed the album's release date. (wikipedia.org)
  • Long Time gave the band another Top 5 hit on the US Billboard Dance chart, their second from this album. (wikipedia.org)
  • In summer 2017, Blondie undertook a co-headlining tour of the US with the band Garbage, in which Debbie Harry appeared onstage in full Honey Bee regalia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The band eventually put out a press statement to deny the rumours stating that the session had in fact gone well, the rework of "Milk" was still a work in progress and that further production by both Tricky and Garbage was required. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bleed Like Me is the fourth studio album by American-Scottish alternative rock band Garbage. (wikipedia.org)
  • As Garbage struggled to create the album, the band quietly split for four months starting October 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before the tour started, the band spent two weeks in Smart Studios-their recording studio in Madison, Wisconsin-to write new material for their upcoming album. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both Garbage and the band Paris, Texas had been working on their albums. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the beginning of 2004, the band decided to try to salvage the album, taking their management's suggestion to work with an external producer for the first time. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a consumer, buying an album wasn't just about getting more music for your money, it was necessary to hear the full musical expression of your favourite band. (ryandavey.ca)
  • chart
  • The label followed up the band's chart debut with Good Deeds and Dirty Rags, which reached No. 23 on the UK Albums Chart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both tracks failed to gain on the chart position set by "The Rattler" a year prior, and in response Parlophone cancelled the planned album release for the group's second set, titled Hammer and Tongs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Radioactive were keen to release the band's stalled second set, but required a chart friendly track to launch the album. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fun" became Blondie's most successful single in years, rising to Number 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs (Blondie's first appearance on that chart since 1995) and many charts in other countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The album also debuted at number 1 in the UK Independent Albums Chart, and has remained in the top 50 for 16 consecutive weeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • The album was more prominent on Billboard's Top Independent Albums Chart where it debuted and peaked at number 4. (wikipedia.org)
  • The single coincided with the band's first live dates in both countries, which saw the release of a tour edition of the album reach number four on the ARIA chart and number one on the RIANZ chart. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1996
  • Type O Negative released the album October Rust in 1996. (wikipedia.org)
  • The single was released on October 7, 1996 on CD and cassette single and featured the Siren mix as the A-side, and was backed up with the Wicked mix, Tricky's remix and the original album version. (wikipedia.org)
  • eventual
  • He was based at Brooklyn Heights Promenade, where his job involved park maintenance, driving vehicles including garbage trucks and steamrollers, and eventual promotion to the role of park supervisor. (wikipedia.org)
  • song
  • A punk rock version performed by Joan Jett and Paul Westerberg was used as the theme song in the 1995 movie Tank Girl, and later in a more classical version in a musical revue number within the film. (wikipedia.org)
  • The White Stripes' song, "Forever for Her (Is Over for Me)" from their 2005 album Get Behind Me Satan borrows lyrics and themes from the song. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their song "Detour" was also given some radio airplay in the U.S. They enjoyed a period of success in Japan, selling nearly 100,000 copies of their debut album in its first week of release, but future releases failed to be anywhere near as successful. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the late 15th century a series of Scottish musicians trained in the Netherlands before returning home, including John Broune, Thomas Inglis and John Fety, the last of whom became master of the song school in Aberdeen and then Edinburgh, introducing the new five-fingered organ playing technique. (wikipedia.org)
  • But we also liked the old school metal idea of referencing "Grinder," the Judas Priest song, which suits the album because it has classic metal parts on it as well as the thrash parts. (soundstagedirect.com)
  • 1991
  • Vig's first high-profile production work was in 1991, when he produced albums by two grunge bands, The Smashing Pumpkins' Gish and Nirvana's Nevermind. (wikipedia.org)
  • Boyfriend
  • Bad Boyfriend" was originally written by Garbage, and produced by Garbage and John King in 2004 for the Bleed Like Me album. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the break, Vig met Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters in a party, and casually asked if he would drum on a Garbage track, "Bad Boyfriend", as Vig had been frustrated with the song's existing drum track. (wikipedia.org)
  • Manson
  • Manson was also given the opportunity to record lead vocals on a number of tracks planned for the band's third album, titled Five. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recording for the album was halted during the summer when Manson underwent surgery to remove a cyst on her right vocal cord, forcing her to recuperate until August 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Angeles
  • Garbage began work on "Tell Me Where It Hurts" in earnest during February and March 2007 at Vig's home studio in Los Angeles, ending their self-imposed hiatus to record new tracks following the band's appearance at a benefit show in Glendale, California for musician Wally Ingram who had been suffering from throat cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • drums
  • After becoming well known as a producer, he formed and played drums with Garbage, who sold 17 million records over a ten-year period. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mary's position as a Catholic gave a new lease of life to the choir of the Scottish Chapel Royal in her reign, but the destruction of Scottish church organs meant that instrumentation to accompany the mass had to employ bands of musicians with trumpets, drums, fifes, bagpipes and tabors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Supervixen
  • Supervixen" received a largely positive response from music critics, many of whom chose to single out the track in their reviews of the Garbage album. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jamie T. Conway, of Ikon, gave a negative review for the album but described "Supervixen" as Pixies-lite and a "strangely appealing" exception. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rolling Stone wrote, "Immediately, as the mangy riffs of "Supervixen" begin to chum through space, Garbage drags you someplace else. (wikipedia.org)
  • late
  • In the late 1960s there was a shift in focus from the single to the album and this was reflected in the growing transition in radio stations from Top 40 to Album Oriented Rock (AOR). (ryandavey.ca)
  • In the late 1990s and growing through the new century has been the advent of the internet and the near destruction of the album as a viable sales mechanism for music. (ryandavey.ca)
  • debut set
  • Building on framework sound and style Garbage established on their debut set, Version 2.0 featured musical references to the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, songs featuring live strings, over 100 recorded tracks and an interpolation of the Beach Boys and The Pretenders. (wikipedia.org)
  • riffs
  • And so the idea of grinding it out over the decades became a device for writing the album, whether it would be riffs or lyrics. (soundstagedirect.com)
  • single
  • A further single from the album, "Goodwill City", reversed the band's upward trend, stalling at No. 49. (wikipedia.org)
  • In August 2008, Rin released the solo single "DNA", which she followed up with the release of her debut album, My DNA with This Is Fake DIY in September 2008. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tricky took exception to Garbage releasing their own version as a single instead of his, and complained about the situation to the press. (wikipedia.org)
  • Garbage made their first televised performance on Australian television on Hey Hey It's Saturday performing the single. (wikipedia.org)
  • second
  • The run of shows also saw Garbage debut two songs live: a second Vic Chesnutt cover version ("Supernatural") and their early b-side "#1 Crush", which later replaces it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atlantic hired producer Michael Frondelli to work with Fire Town on their second album. (wikipedia.org)
  • A second track, "My Monster", was released as an iTunes instant grat, and made available to those who had pre-ordered the album, on February 19, 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • I've chosen here to focus on the second album, creating a list of notable entries of the modern pop/rock genre. (ryandavey.ca)
  • Before exploring the intriguing revelations of second albums, it's important first to note the larger music trends regarding the album and artist development in pop and rock music. (ryandavey.ca)
  • tracks
  • He played bass on many Garbage tracks including songs from their Version 2.0 and Beautifulgarbage albums. (wikipedia.org)
  • 8 Tracks is kind of funny about posting the same artist more than twice, so I had to play around with the artist titles, 4 tracks from Boyd Reno is John Center (demos from 2009, still awaiting the next John Center album) and 4 tracks from Gray Beast's "The Album that killed its Parents" if you add those up, you'll see that it makes eight. (blogspot.com)
  • tour
  • Garbage embarked on an 18-month-long world tour, and released a string of commercially successful singles backed with innovative music videos. (wikipedia.org)
  • The increased usage of techno beats emerged from frequent exposure to electronic music during the Garbage tour, both in clubs and listening to The Prodigy and The Chemical Brothers. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the Mackenzies continued to tour heavily, became radio mainstays on Scottish radio and performed at the televised concert "The Big Day" on Glasgow Green. (wikipedia.org)
  • On February 8, 2017, it was announced that Blondie will join Garbage on the co-headlining "Rage and Rapture Tour" across the United States, which will kick off on July 5 in Saratoga, California, wrapping up on August 12 in Dallas, Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Garbage completed their own guitar-led version of "Milk" in Madison during a break in their world tour. (wikipedia.org)
  • release
  • To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the release of their debut album The New Transistor Heroes, Bis re-formed in April 2007 for three shows in Glasgow, Manchester, and London. (wikipedia.org)
  • The captivity of James I in England from 1406 to 1423, where he earned a reputation as a poet and composer, may have led him to take English and continental styles and musicians back to the Scottish court on his release. (wikipedia.org)
  • The high volume of music also made it hard to get attention on radio, so singles returned as an important way to introduce an artist and draw in the audience to the album - often an album would release 3-5 songs as singles. (ryandavey.ca)
  • Group
  • This was his first appearance on a Garbage track since taking up an A&R position with Island Def Jam Music Group in 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Goodbye Mr Mackenzie (known informally as The Mackenzies) was a Scottish 1980s and 1990s rock group formed in Bathgate, near Edinburgh, Scotland. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shortly after, The Mackenzies signed a management deal with Precious Organisation, who had just launched another Scottish group, Wet Wet Wet. (wikipedia.org)
  • thrash
  • The album incorporated the thrash elements of Carnivore merged with doom metal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Witness Overkill's 18th album of blistering yet precise and thought-provoking thrash magic, The Grinding Wheel, a record on which thrash's ultimate team of five machined parts shows up and executes to perfection with a little punk thrown in for bad measure. (soundstagedirect.com)
  • officially
  • Spanish: [nikaˈɾaɣwa]), officially the Republic of Nicaragua (Spanish: República de Nicaragua (help·info)), is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scotland
  • Although this particular form of bagpipe developed exclusively in Scotland, it is not the only Scottish bagpipe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scottish church music from the later Middle Ages was increasingly influenced by continental developments, with figures like 13th-century musical theorist Simon Tailler studying in Paris, before returned to Scotland where he introduced several reforms of church music. (wikipedia.org)
  • Milk
  • Garbage perform a new guitar-heavy arrangement of "Milk" a number of times before it is dropped. (wikipedia.org)
  • The thing I really like about 'Milk' is the fact that it's been dismissed by people as the ballad at the end of the album. (wikipedia.org)
  • songs
  • Vig remarked that "the songs sound looser, tougher" that way, as by the last concerts, "we'd speeded things up and toughened up a lot of the grooves" and in the album "we wanted that to be apparent from the get-go. (wikipedia.org)
  • Of the four songs, only "Tell Me Where It Hurts" made the album, while of the other three songs, one ended up a b-side, one an iTunes bonus and one remaining unreleased respectively. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of the songs on the album were collaborations written by outside writers, including songs written by TV on the Radio's David Sitek, Johnny Marr, Sia, Nick Valensi from The Strokes, Charli XCX, Adam Johnston from YourMovieSucks.org, and Dev Hynes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early albums were often filled out with cover songs such that much of the material wasn't even original to the artist (that's without getting into the artists that didn't write their music at all). (ryandavey.ca)
  • This was the golden age of album making, as artists now took a year or two in between to develop the songs and the quality from start to finish was much stronger. (ryandavey.ca)
  • singles
  • Albums were reserved for fans wanting to hear more of their favourite acts and sometimes as a way to collect a bunch of singles in one package. (ryandavey.ca)
  • Heck, artists started not releasing singles, so the album was the only way to get their music at all. (ryandavey.ca)
  • music
  • Version 2.0 received generally positive reviews from music critics, and was included by several publications in their year-end lists of 1998's best albums. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many outsiders associate Scottish folk music almost entirely with the Great Highland Bagpipe, which has long played an important part in Scottish music. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scottish collections of music like the 13th-century 'Wolfenbüttel 677', which is associated with St Andrews, contain mostly French compositions, but with some distinctive local styles. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1501 James IV refounded the Chapel Royal within Stirling Castle, with a new and enlarged choir and it became the focus of Scottish liturgical music. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Scottish Reformation, directly influenced by Calvinism, was generally opposed to church music, leading to the removal of organs and a growing emphasis on metrical psalms, including a setting by David Peebles commissioned by James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most important work in Scottish reformed music was probably A forme of Prayers published in Edinburgh in 1564. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rock music was now serious art and the album provided the means to tell a story, explore broader musical variations, and enhance the experience with theatrical elements such as opera and fictional characters. (ryandavey.ca)
  • Much of the focus of the album has been on its pink cover -- indeed an interesting choice for a black metal/blackgaze album -- but you'll forget about the album cover once you delve into the music. (cristinarocks.com)
  • Version
  • Garbage completed two versions of "Tell Me Where It Hurts": an orchestral version and a "Guitars Up" mix with a rockier arrangement. (wikipedia.org)
  • transition
  • Walter Russell Mead, a contributing editor to Opinion, is the author of "Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition" (Houghton Mifflin). (latimes.com)
  • acts
  • Further, in a lightly competitive environment, labels could foster their acts through multiple albums before having to decide whether the investment was going to pan out. (ryandavey.ca)