The 10 unluckiest albums

I’m not sure that this is really the case, but this feature by Radio X is certainly a good read. Here’s my favourite of the 10, and you can read the rest here.

6. Ride – Tarantula

Oxford’s Ride were indie royalty at the start of the 90s. Their second album, Going Blank Again, went Top 5 in 1992 in an era when indie was still a minority pursuit. But when label Creation signed a little-known Manchester group called Oasis, Ride were no longer the golden boys. Their fourth album, Tarantula, was released on March 11 1996 and deleted one week later. Andy Bell later sought solace by joining Oasis. If you can’t beat ’em…

 

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