Slowdive are an English shoegaze band that formed in 1989. The band formed in Reading, Berkshire and primarily consisted of Rachel Goswell, Simon Scott, Neil Halstead, Nick Chaplin and Christian Savill.

Slowdive's frontman Neil Halstead talks with Northern Transmissions about the band's reunion, and a bit of the history

Interview With Neil Halstead from Slowdive

Slowdive were never fully appreciated in their initial run from 1990-1995. Having toured with both Blur and Ride, they were always in the shadows of more single-ready artists in lieu of becoming alternative stars themselves. Having dissolved shortly after the release of their third album Pygmalion (and morphing into the truncated, acoustic-based Mojave 3) the band’s notoriety slowly grew:

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