TAL090 - Today's Active Lifestyles' Salute To Early 90s UK Indie

The second in a series of special theme shows about mercifully forgotten bands of the 90s, I pay tribute to the generation of British bands whose chances for Stateside success was cut short by the rise of grunge (and associated American alternative rock) around 1991.


  1. Groovy Train by The Farm on Spartacus (Sire)
  2. Caravan by Inspiral Carpets on The Beast Inside (Mute)
  3. Take 5 by Northside on Chicken Rhythms (Factory)
  4. I'm Free by The Soup Dragons on Lovegod (Big Life)
  5. For What It's Worth by The Candy Skins on Space I'm In (DGC)
  6. Mama Told Me Not To Come by The Wolfgang Press on Queer (4AD)
  7. Kiss Them For Me by Siouxsie and the Banshees on Superstition (Geffen)
  8. Pearl by Chapterhouse on Whirlpool (Dedicated)
  9. Window Pane by The Real People on The Real People (Relativity)
  10. 13th Disciple by Five Thirty on Bed (EastWest)
  11. No. 1 Dominator by Top on Emotion Lotion (Island)
  12. My Second To Last Will And Testament by Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine on 30 Something (Chrysalis)
  13. Love Your Money by Daisy Chainsaw on Love Sick Pleasure (A&M)
  14. Karmadrome by Pop Will Eat Itself on The Looks Or The Lifestyle? (RCA)
  15. Reptile Smile by Th' Faith Healers on Lido (Too Pure)
  16. Jack by Moose on Sonny & Sam EP (Virgin)
  17. 4 Men by Kitchens Of Distinction on The Death Of Cool (One Little Indian)
  18. Firefly by Levitation on Coterie (Capitol)
  19. Throwing Back The Apple by Pale Saints on In Ribbons (4AD)
  20. Venice by Revolver on Baby's Angry (Caroline)
  21. Coast Is Clear by Curve on Frozen EP (Charisma)
  22. Comeuppance by Thousand Yard Stare on Hands On (Polydor)
  23. Black Metallic by Catherine Wheel on Ferment (Fontana)