Oxford’s THE LARGER The God possess laboured to create headway in the united kingdom marketplace after some encouraging early press. Fortunately the quartet of David Cowles-Hamar (vocals), Ellis Adam (electric guitar), Andy Smith (bass) and Steve Brownsill (drums) possess persevered, despite working increasingly on the margins from the record sector. The upside is normally that this provides allowed them even more creative independence than people that have record companies position over them. After a silently impressive focus on Range (1996) and attendant singles “Mum Steals Sweetheart” and “Miss Pritchard,” the group shifted off their edgy, satirical pop to create 1999’s better realised though obtusely called . . . as well as the Ugly. They stay unlikely to make an impression on the English ‘inkies’ at this time in their profession, especially since they’ve left behind the majority of their unique pop elements. Nevertheless, TBTG have were able to keep behind one of the better albums stated in Oxford in the 90s. So when you consider your competition – [Ride’s] Nowhere, [Supergrass’s] In It your money can buy and [Radiohead’s] The Bends and Alright Pc, – that results in a weighty testimonial.