1988 : SHACK, (MELODY MAKER, JAN 1988)

Shack rise out of the ashes of The Pale Fountains, Michael Head proving again that he can wrench beauty from the 12-string with the best of them. Who Killed Clayton Square? transcends the precise geographical sadness with a mood that’ll have you weeping, a far more touching comment on The Way Things Are than a whole roster of Red Wedge shite. Someone’s Knocking and Up Against It are the most impressive moments of …

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Zilch (1988)
1. Emergency (listen)
2. Someone’s Knocking (listen)
3. John Kline (listen)
4. I Need You (listen)
5. Realization (listen)
6. High Rise Low Life (listen)
7. Who Killed Clayton Square? (listen)
8. Who’d Believe It? (listen)
9. What’s It Like… (listen)
10. The Believers (listen)