Thursday, December 25, 2014

John Peel - Festive 50 1990

Possibly my favorite Festive 50 for no other reason than its the one which has given me the most pleasure over the years.

Inspiral Carpets - The Beast Inside (Mute)
Pixies - Dig For Fire (4AD)
Pixies - Allison (4AD)
The Farm - Groovy Train (Produce)
The Farm - Stepping Stone (Produce)
Bastro - Nothing Special (Clawfist)
Deee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart (Elektra)
Teenage Fanclub - God Knows It's True (Paperhouse)
The Orb - Little Fluffy Clouds (Wau! Mr Modo)
The Fall - Chicago Now (Fontana)
Sonic Youth - Kool Thing (Geffen)
The Wedding Present - Dalliance (RCA)
Babes In Toyland - House (Sub Pop)
Spiritulized - Any Way That You Want Me (Dedicated)
The Sundays - Here's Where The Story Ends (Rough Trade)
The Fall - Telephone Thing (Fontana)
The Shamen - Pro-Gen (One Little Indian)
Fatima Mansions - Blues For Ceaucescu (Kitchenware)
Happy Mondays - Kinky Afro (Factory)
Pixies - Velouria (4AD)
The Fall - Blood Outta Stone (Fontana)
Dinosaur Jr - The Wagon (Sub Pop)
The Charlatans - Polar Bear (Dead Dead Good)
Lush - Sweetness And Light (4AD)
Ned's Atomic Dustbin - Kill Your Television (Chapter 22)
Ride - Taste (Creation)
Pixies - The Happening (4AD)
Nirvana - Sliver (Sub Pop)
The Wedding Present - Crawl (RCA)
The Boo Radleys - Kaleidoscope (Rough Trade)
The Wedding Present - Heather (Session)
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - The Ship Song (Mute)
The Wedding Present - Don't Talk Just Kiss (RCA)
The Charlatans - The Only One I Know (Dead Dead Good)
Morrissey - November Spawned A Monster (His Masters Voice)
The Fall - White Lightning (Fontana)
New Fast Automatic Daffodils - Big (Playtime)
The Lemonheads - Different Drum (Roughneck) 
The Would Be's - I'm Hardly Ever Wrong (Decoy)
Teenage Fanclub - Everything Flows (Paperhouse)
The Orb - Loving You (Session)
The Wedding Present - Corduroy (RCA)
Happy Mondays - Step On (Factory)
The Wedding Present - Make Me Smile [Come Up And See Me] (RCA)
Paris Angels - [All On You] Perfume (Sheer Joy)
Ride - Like A Daydream (Creation)
Ride - Dreams Burn Down (Creation)
My Bloody Valentine - Soon (Creation)
The Fall - Bill Is Dead (Fontana)