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Whiteout

Retro rock-band from Greenock, Scotland, who have for a couple brief occasions became popular for the mid-90s UK indie circuit with, ‘Jackie’s Race’. Composed of Andrew Jones (vocals), Paul Carroll (bass), Eric Lindsay (electric guitar) and Stuart Smith (drums), the group got their name from an ailment experienced by Arctic explorers; ‘the brightest visible experience you could have prior to going blind’. With shiny guitars, harmonies and handclaps they produced their debut with ‘Not really Time’, showing up on THE TERM, Channel 4’s youngsters television program, which brought them brand-new enthusiasts including East 17 (who stated they were a very important thing seen for the program). The music group began 1994 using a co-headlining tour with Oasis, before helping the Charlatans as particular guests at their Trentham Backyards extravaganza. They opened up the renowned Glasgow Sound Town event on 4 Apr before launching their second one, ‘Starrclub’ (including the giveaway collection, ‘Everybody really wants to be considered a big celebrity/I’m the only person who don’t pretend’), and starting the bill in the Phoenix Event. ‘Detroit’ surfaced in September accompanied by the live staple, these ‘Jackie’s Race’, in Oct. Tour times during fall months 1994 were backed by way of a 7-inch solitary given away absolve to the very first 100 spending clients at each venue, and presented a cover edition from the Rolling Rocks’ ‘Stones Off’ on its b-side. Bite It didn’t sustain commercial curiosity, and by enough time they re-surfaced independently label in 1998 their instant of popularity was gone.

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