EMI: Thanks for the Memories

20 Nov

EMI is no longer. Split into two and sold to both Sony and Universal, the “last truly British record company” is now extinct. Its history, however, will endure on vinyl and digitally. The company released some great records.  Forget the obvious for a moment (we’ll come back to those) and just think fondly about Art Brut, about The Decemberists’ “The Crane Wife”. About Gorillaz, and about REM’s earlier work.

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