The Brit Box, Disc 2, Track 3, “Only Shallow,” by My Bloody Valentine

My Bloody Valentine My Bloody Valentine are an Irish-English rock band formed in Dublin in 1983. Since 1987, its lineup has consisted of founding members Kevin Shields [who was born in Queens, NY but moved to Dublin at age 6] (vocals, guitar, sampler) and Colm Ó Cíosóig (drums, sampler) with Bilinda Butcher (vocals, guitar) and…

The Brit Box, Disc 2, Track 2, “Sight of You,” by Pale Saints

Pale Saints Pale Saints were an English alternative rock/shoegazing band formed in 1987 in Leeds by singer-bassist Ian Masters, guitarist Graeme Naysmith and drummer Chris Cooper. The group began as a jangly indie pop band influenced by Primal Scream’s early sound. By the time they recorded their first EP, Barging Into the Presence of God,…