Top Auteurs Albums
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The Rubettes - EP
The Rubettes - EP
[1999]
How I Learned to Love the Bootboys
How I Learned to Love the Bootboys
[1999]
After Murder Park
After Murder Park
[1996]
Now I'm the Cowboy
Now I'm the Cowboy
[1994]
New Wave
New Wave
[1993]
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Unfairly dismissed as the egotrip of acclaimed songwriter Luke Haines, The Auteurs were one of the unsung bands of the mid-nineties Britpop movement. Releasing their first record, New Wave, in 1993, the Auteurs were compared to Suede, and the resurgent glam-rock movement, and began to amass a reasonable cult following. 1994's second album, and commercial highlight, Now I'm A Cowboy, saw the band embracing at times a more contemporary sound, notably on the single Lenny Valentino, which probably remains Haines' best-known song. Now I'm A Cowboy was marked out by sprawling guitar lines as much as by Haines' inimitable lyrics, a kind of visceral social commentary. While touring this album in 1995, Haines j... read more