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The Coral - The Curse Of Love Album Review


Eight years is a long time in music and plenty of time for it to become dated, but that's not stopping The Coral from releasing their not-so-new album 'The Curse Of Love'. This "lost album" has finally risen from the ashes and James Skelly seems excited to unleash it upon us.

The Coral - The Curse Of Love Album Review

You have to admire The Coral for having the bottle to newly release something that was recorded eight years ago, but then again, somehow it feels like the perfect story for this band; these guys just seem to think outside of the box in everything they do and this is just the icing on the cake.

'The Curse of Love (Part 1)' and '(Part 2)' is a perfect and yet frustrating intervention that bookend the album. Why frustrating? Well, just as you get into the mad noises that come from this band the song just cuts dead; there's silence, and then prematurely into the next track. 'Wrapped in Blue' follows and The Coral show that they have found the happy medium between the chilled out and mad sounds coming from every direction. In this they seem to have found discipline in their music, but the problem there is that it was the lack of discipline and total madness that made The Coral so unique in the first place.

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Influential Liverpool Music Mogul Alan Wills Dies Following Cycling Accident


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Alan Wills – who signed The Coral and The Zutons amongst other famous Liverpool bands under one of the city's biggest record labels, Deltasonic – has died tragically following a cycling accident. Before starting his visionary label he was the drummer with Liverpool bands Shack and Top. 

The CoralThe Coral performing at Liverpool university back in 2010

He passed last night (Sunday May 11) following serious head injuries sustained in a road accident. Having worked with The Coral and their six albums, Wills formed personaly and business relationships with the Zutons, The Dead 60s, The Little Flames, The Rascals, The Basement, Candie Payne, The Longcut and The Suzukis, The Sand Band, The Tigerpicks and The Dirty Rivers, becoming one of the city’s most renown music figures. 

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The Coral - Secret Kiss


The Coral - Pass It On


The Coral - Being Somebody Else


The Coral - Put The Sun Back


The Coral - Jacqueline


The Coral - Who's Gonna Find Me


The Coral - Something Inside Of Me


The Coral - In The Morning


The Coral - Dreaming Of You (Director's Cut)


The Coral - Goodbye


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4th August, 1996