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Alice Gun


Country of origin:

England

Type of music generally:

alternative pop/rock

Status:

Most recent release, Blood & Bone (2011)

See also:

Alice Gun's site (as of July 2016 forwards to Ambiguous Records, which has only minimal info)

Wikipedia's entry on Alice Gun

Alice Gun's MySpace page

Comparisons:

PJ Harvey with an amost (but not quite) Gothic edge

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Alice Gun's sound is dark alternative rock. She's got a strong voice and songwriting. While I really like the "The Swimmer" single, I still haven't been drawn to buy the full album despite multiple listens to available samples. I can't explain why. Still, I recommend her work to fans of dark pop/rock. She's very intriguing, and I'll definitely be keeping an ear open for more of her work. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

The Swimmer ep

Recordings:


The Swimmer ep

Release info:

2010

Availability:

Physical item limited, but available as a download

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Alice Gun

Comments:

I really enjoy this single. It's only two versions of two songs, "The Swimmer" and "Minty Fresh", but the versions are quite different. The sound is dark and powerful, and has intriguing edges. (Neile)

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