Transcripts of Dave's Tedious Links
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary

Where To Find It:

Album - Pure Cult (Best Of The Cult)

Tedious Facts:

Released - May 1985

Highest UK Chart Position - #15
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Today's Tedious Link:

Stereo MC's - Connected

Where To Find it:

Album - Sorted - Released Aug 2002 (i have it)

Tedious Facts:

Released - September 1992

Highest UK Chart Position - #18
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Today's Tedious Link:

D Mob - Put Your Hands Together

Where To Find It:

A Little Bit Of This, A Little Bit Of That - Released 1989

Tedious Facts:

Released - January 1990

Highest UK Chart Position - #7
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Today's Tedious Link:

James - Sit Down

Where To Find It:

Best Of James - Released 1998

Tedious Facts:

Released in 1991, this was and still is James' biggest hit to date just missing out on the top spot which was taken by Chesney Hawkes. Another injustice, Eh! Frontman Tim Booth left the group last year but they say they will keep going.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance

Where To Find It:

Raw Like Sushi - Released 1989

Tedious Facts:

This was her debut hit. She performed on Top of The Pops heavily pregnant whilst it was in the charts. This hit the top 3 in Xmas 1988.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Primal Scream - Movin On Up

Where To Find it:

Alternative 90's - Released in August 2002

Tedious Facts:

This was released as the A Side on the Dixie Narko EP in 1992 and the last to be taken from 1991 album Screamadelica, one of the defining albums of the 90's.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Michael Jackson - Thriller

Where To Find It:

Thriller (Did you have to ask?)

Tedious Facts:

This only reached number 10 in the charts despite it being a defining moment in pop music. Thriller is still the most owned album in the world.
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Today's Tedious Link:

N Trance - Set You Free

Where To Find It:

The Best Of N-Trance 1992-2002

Tedious Facts:

Set You Free, which features Kelly Llorrena on vocals, charted as high as number two in the U.K. and become the highest-selling dance single of 1995. That year, N-Trance recorded their first full-length album, Electronic Pleasure.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Jesus Jones - International Bright Young Thing

Where To Find It:

Doubt - Released 1991

Tedious Facts:

Early 90's Baggy group more influenced with dance music rather than the Beatles fronted by Mike Edwards. Jesus Jones were famous for a year around the turn of the decade. This cut was their most successful reaching number 7 in January 1991.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Prodigy - No Good (Start The Dance)

Where To Find It:

Music For The Jilted Generation - Released 1994

Tedious Facts:

Dont think you need any info, Prodigy made Dance Cool and followed up with Number 1's Firestarter & Breathe in 1996.
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Jam - A Town Called Malice

Where To Find It:

The Jam's Greatest Hits - Album Released 1991 (Song released 1982)

Tedious Facts:

This is a personal choice of album as I would recommend it to new fans who might have heard of it for the first time like Aled today. The Jam was made up of Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton and Rick Buckler. This was released in their final year together as Foxton and Weller went on to form the Style Council.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Third Eye Blind, Semi-Charmed Life

Tedious Facts:

Third Eye Blind's catchy and melodic post-grunge made the group's first single into a hit in the spring of 1997. You will find it on their album called imaginatively Third Eye Blind.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Bizarre Inc, Playing With Knives

Tedious Facts:

Formed in the Stafford area, Bizarre Inc. made an immediate impact with this 1991 debut single, a massive club hit which topped the UK dance charts; X-Static, Plutonic and Raise Me followed prior to the release of their 1992 debut LP Energique. You can get Playing With Knives on the compilation that Chris used which was Back to the Old Skool.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Vanilla Ice, Ice Ice Baby

Tedious Facts:

Come on now, dont knock it, its a good tune. Taken from the hugely popular (at the time I must add) To The Extreme album from 1990. Ice's career was a one hit wonder in the UK and his burnout culminated in making programmes for Granada Men & Motors at the end of the decade. Celebrity Boxing beckoned in the US and was soundly beaten by Willis from Diff'rent Strokes.
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Today's Tedious Link:

U2, The Fly

Tedious Facts:

To celebrate 50 years of the Charts, this week's Tedious links will all be Number 1's. Today's was released in 1991 and knocked Bryan Adams' record breaker Everything I Do off the top due to it being deleted a week later. It can be found either on Achtung Baby or the new compilation U2 1990-2000, released last week.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Oasis, D'You Know What I Mean

Tedious Facts:

It's Oasis time again with their number 1 which was released in 1997 from their album Be Here Now. Released on a Thursday, it still had managed to sell over 300,000 by the end of that Saturday night. Oasis have never been number 1 for more than one week.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Madonna, Like A Prayer

Tedious Facts:

There is no denying that Madonna is the most influential female artist. Q would tell you its PJ Harvey, my arse. The cut was her notorious Like A Prayer which hit number 1 in 1989. The video sparked controversy & complaints from the Catholic Church. You will find this along with her 80's classics on her first best of Immaculate Collection which you can get special offer at the moment at 7:99 at selected high street stores.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Black Box, Ride On Time

Tedious Facts:

This was the biggest selling song of 1989. They were also the only chart act from Italy to have 3 top 10 hits in the UK. This track sampled an old vocal whilst they got a French Model to mime it on stage. You can find it on what I bought last weekend: The Very Best Euphoric Old Skool Breakdown.
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Charlatans, The Only One I Know

Tedious Facts:

Tim Burgess fronted band hailing from Northwich. Their keyboardist Rob Collins died in 1996. The Best Of came from 1998 which was called Melting Pot but you can find it on Sorted, 40 Madchester Anthems. This was their debut hit from 1990 and reached number 9.
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Today's Tedious Link:

M/A/R/R/S, Pump Up the Volume

Tedious Facts:

This track remains a watershed in the history of sampling, heralding its gradual absorption from hip hop into dance music and ultimately the pop mainstream. The 1987 record was the brainchild of 4AD chief Ivo Watts-Russell, who assembled M/A/R/R/S' line-up from the ranks of label acts Colourbox and AR Kane.
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Wonderstuff, Size of A Cow

Tedious Facts:

This track reached number 5 in 1991. You can find it on Alternative 90's.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Groove Armada, If Everybody Looked the Same

Tedious Facts:

Groove Armada are Andy Cato & Tom Findlay. If Everybody Looked the Same was their breakthrough hit and reached 25 in May 1999. This is taken from debut album Vertigo. They followed this up with the chillout classic At The River.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Nomad, (I Wanna Give You) Devotion

Tedious Facts:

Nomad was the London-based duo of Damon Rochefort, who handled programming and production, and soulful singer Sharon Dee Clarke. Although the duo only lasted for one album, 1991's Changing Cabins, that record featured todays tedious link, which reached number 2 in February 1991. It can be found on Dave's CD of the moment Back to the Old Skool.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Foo Fighters with Learn To Fly

Tedious Facts:

This was released in 1999 and reached number 21. Taken from the album There Is Nothing Left To Lose.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Echobelly and King Of The Kerb

Tedious Facts:

Sonya from Echobelly, she was nice wasnt she. Sonya Madan fronted the band and this track reached number 25 at the end of 1995. The best place to find it would be their Greatest Hits released last year or if you buy Q, it was on their Driving CD.
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