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Swervedriver

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The band who brought the automobile song in to the shoegaze era, Swervedriver were formed in Britain in 1990 by vocalists/guitarists Adam Franklin and Jimmy Hartridge, bassist Adi Vines, and drummer Graham Bonner. Fusing the swirling textures from the shoegazer visual using the even more traditional limitations of pop, the group debuted with some outstanding EPs — Kid of Mustang Ford, Rave Down, and Sandblasted — before issuing their full-length debut, Increase, in 1991. Following a U.S. tour to get Soundgarden, Bonner still left the band, implemented quickly with the departure of Vines; 1992’s Hardly ever Lose That Sense EP, their most powerful effort up to now, initially seemed to tag the group’s swan tune. However in 1993, Swervedriver came back; using the primary of Franklin and Hartridge curved out by brand-new drummer Jez Hindmarsh, they released their sophomore LP, Mezcal Mind. An import-only discharge, Ejector Seat Booking, implemented in 1995, and presented fresh bassist Steve George. In nov 1998, Swervedriver resurfaced making use of their 4th effort, 99th Desire, and the incorrect Treats EP adopted in 1999. Bonner and Vines, in the mean time, continuing as Skyscraper, and Adam Franklin documented as Toshack Highway. Swervedriver had been on hiatus for a lot of the 2000s, until an Oct 2007 announcement the group would re-form and initiate touring the next year. Another several years discovered Swervedriver — Franklin, Hartridge, and George, with Hindmarsh, Bonner, or, beginning in 2012, newcomer Mikey Jones (Bolts of Melody, Heaven) on drums — sporadically touring and showing up at celebrations internationally, in addition to producing an appearance on NIGHT TIME with Jimmy Fallon. The brand new solitary “Deep Wound” premiered in nov 2013, as well as the group also announced programs for the introduction of a fresh full-length recording in 2014. The recording, entitled I Wasn’t Given birth to to reduce You, ultimately got pushed back again to a launch day of early March 2015 and was preceded by second solitary “Setting Sunlight.” The recording will be Swervedriver’s 5th full-length studio room long-player as well as the band’s first since 1998’s 99th Desire.

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Full Name Swervedriver
Music Songs Rave Down, Blowin' Cool, Last Train to Satansville, For Seeking Heat, Duress, Girl on a Motorbike, Autodidact, Setting Sun, Never Lose That Feeling, Sci-Flyer, Son of Mustang Ford, MM Abduction, Last Rites, 99th Dream, Harry & Maggie, Deep Seat, For a Day Like Tomorrow, Everso, Last Day on Earth, Duel, Kill the Superheroes, Deep Wound, Scrawl & Scream, How Does It Feel to Look Like Candy?, You Find It Everywhere, Red Queen Arms Race, English Subtitles, Lead Me Where You Dare..., Why Say Yeah, Winter Depths, Volcano Trash, The Other Jesus
Albums 99th Dream, Ejector Seat Reservation, Last Train to Satansville, Mezcal Head, Never Lose That Feeling, Reel to Real, Raise, Rave Down, Son of Mustang Ford, I Wasn't Born to Lose You, Juggernaut Rides '89–'98, Space Travel, Rock 'n' Roll, Raise - US Extended Version, Sandblasted


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Forces of Nature 1999 performer: "Magic Bus"
Road Rash 1997 Video Game performer: "Last Train To Satansville", "Duel"
Blue Juice 1995 performer: "Duel"
Swimming with Sharks 1994 performer: "LAST TRAIN TO SATANSVILLE"
PCU 1994 performer: "Year of the Girl" / writer: "Year of the Girl"

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Composer

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English Subtitles 2016 Video short
Swervedriver: I Wonder? 2015 Video short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Swervedriver: I Wonder? 2015 Video short Themselves

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