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MISTY’S BIG ADVENTURE – The Solar Hi-Fi System (SL Records)

Posted: May 24th, 2005, by Chris S

I agreed to take some CDs to review to clear the backlog a bit. It’s hard, you know. I mean, I always just review things that I love and then it’s easy to write about them because I am enthusiastic. And especially if it’s music I like too. Or a musical form I like. I hate bad reviews, I’d rather people didn’t write anything at all but the diskant bosses say that presents a one-sided webzine and that we need to review everything. So here goes.
I haven’t been a student now for about 6 or 7 years and even when I was one I hated them, me included. I imagine some of them will like this band and maybe buy a T shirt from them at a local gig night with the band’s name written on the front and an amusing drawing. In 10 years time, on a Sunday, they’ll paint the gables on their house wearing said band t shirt and they will comment to their partner (who they will have met in their final year at uni and will still be with) “Ho ho, remember the gig where I bought this?” and he or she will say “Yeah! Wasn’t being a student great!” and they will hug each other. They will be happier than me and you know what, good fucking luck to them.

Chris S

Chris lives for the rock and can often be seen stumbling drunkenly on (and off) stages far and wide. Other hobbies include wearing jumpers, arsing about with Photoshop and trying to beat the world record for the number of offensive comments made in any 24 hour period. He has been married twice but his heart really belongs to his guitars. All 436 of them.


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