Melding dreamy pop hooks with big fuzzy swirling guitars, Lush were one of the coolest and most alluring bands of the 90s. Start off with the hypnotic and sonic “Superblast!” below and drift into their vortex.
“In a sense, the beginning of Lush was as inevitable as its ending was not. Formed from a friendship started at age fourteen by Londoners Miki Berenyi and Emma Anderson, the pair ran a fanzine, and attended a catholic variety of gigs nightly at the likes of Fulham Greyhound and Hammersmith Clarendon. And they were learning the ropes in other people’s bands – Berenyi in The Bugs, Anderson in The Rover Girls – working to make their own band a reality. Eventually, along with the absurdly good-humoured Lancastrian punk drummer Chris Acland, and bassist Steve Rippon, they went out on their own.” More >