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Concert review: Shoegaze icons Slowdive retain the integrity of songs written two decades ago

Published on Aug 1, 2014 4:28 PM
 
Seminal shoegaze band Slowdive stopped over in Singapore on Thursday for their first show here. -- PHOTO: KENNETH LEE FOR SYMMETRY ENTERTAINMENT 

SLOWDIVE

The Ground Theatre at *Scape/Thursday

This January, indie music fans rejoiced at the news that British shoegaze band Slowdive would reunite after a two-decade hiatus and embark on a world tour.

Riding on the back of a vintage - but timeless - catalogue of songs they recorded in the early 1990s, the seminal shoegaze band began touring in May, starting at Barcelona's Primavera Festival and, finally, stopping over in Singapore on Thursday for their first show here.

 
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