Thursday, October 28, 2010

Laugh - Sensation #1 12"

During the time when The Stone Roses were trying to get everybody's attention and Happy Mondays were breaking through the mainstream, Laugh were doing their own thing, making good music in the tradition of Manchester music or simply called Madchester. The magic year was 1988, the time when Hacienda first introduced acid house and rave to the club community, when baggy outfits were the "it" thing and of course the year when this record was released. This song reminds me of great acts such as My Jealous God, The Mock Turtles and Real People who were overlooked for obvious reason being the scene didn't go global but rather died in the place where it started, in the industrial city of Manchester.


  1. madchester indeed...i also like their song paul mccartney aahhh!!

  2. excellent point made about the scene but it did influenced a lot more people than we know outside manchester, though.
    hey nb can i influence you on something global??

  3. wanna eat something globally big? aaahhh....

  4. Great stuff once again. Another example of a great underrated band. Thanks.

  5. If you need a friend, don't look to a stranger,
    You know in the end, I'll always be there.
    But when you're in doubt, and when you're in danger,
    Take a look all around, and I'll be there.

    The beat reminds me of The Promise by WHEN IN ROME. :-) COOL SONG NB!!

  6. oo nga noh, hehehe. thanks for dropping by doc


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