Born and musically socialized in the 80s. Music Nerd & Pop Lover. Idealistic mind trapped in a pragmatic brain. Attempting to change society in baby steps.
Dreamer. Digital addictive. Dedicated music professional.
Follow Norman on Twitter
There are ups and downs in every band's career but the latter ones are way harder when your start was a furious one. And it looks like many groups from the glorious 00s indie movement are in an ongoing creative crisis.
On January 16, 1998 two young French electronic music producers released a record that would not only change their lives but also those of many others all around the world. In the wake of its 20th birthday it's once again time to enjoy this beauty.
The occasion might be a tragic one but that doesn't make the music of the Irish pop/rock four piece less wonderful. And while everybody's talking about 'Zombie' and 'Dreams' I got a different story to tell about my connection to Dolores O'Riordan and her band.
We've been following these young gentlemen around for quite some time. Now that Shame are finally releasing what turns out to be one of the finest debut albums of indie rock in recent times, it's time for another reminder of their greatness, kids!