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THE BATHERS ARE BACK, AND ON THE COMEBACK TRAIL.

THE BATHERS ARE BACK, AND ON THE COMEBACK TRAIL. Nowadays, anniversaries are a cause for celebration in music. They’re also the perfect excuse for record companies to reissue an album. Especially, if it happens to be a the twenty-fifth or thirtieth anniversary of an album’s release. This gives a record company the perfect excuse for …

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THE BATHERS-SWEET DECEIT.

THE BATHERS-SWEET DECEIT. Usually, the music business is quick to celebrate anniversary. Especially, a thirtieth anniversary. That usually, is a cause for celebration, and would result in a reissue of all the band’s albums.  Each album would be remastered and released in various formats. Usually, there’s lavish double albums, featuring outtakes, unreleased tracks and live …

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THE BATHERS-KELVINGROVE BABY.

THE BATHERS-KELVINGROVE BABY. 2015 marks the thirtieth anniversary of a Scottish musical institution, The Bathers. They were formed in Glasgow, in 1985, by singer, songwriter and troubled troubadour Chris Thomson and released six albums between 1987 and 1999. The Bathers fifth album was Kelvingrove Baby, a minor classic, that’s one of the finest Scottish albums …

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THE BATHERS-SUNPOWDER.

THE BATHERS-SUNPOWDER. Previously, I’ve written several articles for this blog about Scottish bands, including articles on the Cocteau Twins, Primal Scream, Belle and Sebastian, John Martyn, Love and Money, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Teenage Fanclub and Bloomsday. The last band, Bloomsday, featured the lead singer of the band I’m going to write about today, …

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THE BATHERS-PANDEMONIA

THE BATHERS-PANDEMONIA. The Bathers are one of these groups who never have received the acclaim that their wonderful music deserves. This demonstrates how unfair the music industry can be when, nowadays, made for television artists, receive publicity way beyond their talent, and sell huge quantities of mediocre music. Sadly, The Bathers meanwhile remain one of …

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