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If anyone were interested in the missing link between the more delicate guitar patterns of The Chameleons and the keyboard-assisted post-punk of The Comsat Angels then it's highly likely that Sad Lovers And Giants would ... more
| date: 19-02-2007 | author: Leonards Lair |
Sad Lovers and Giants are a UK group that rose to prominence during the post punk era. In their first incarnation they put out two stellar records and then dissolved for a few years before ... more
| date: 25-02-2009 | author: Andrew Boe |
A fascination with the contemplative beauty of Sad Lovers & Giants’ early 80s recordings has fuelled prices for their first two elusive singles on Last Movement, Imagination and Colourless Dream. The Watford band have been ... more
| date: 06-04-2009 | author: John Reed |
Sad Lovers & Giants explored similar territory to China Crisis, just without their attendant commercial success. Forming in 1981, by the time they recorded this second LP in 1983, the band were in their pomp, ... more
| date: 05-10-2009 | author: Ian Shirley |
SAD LOVERS AND GIANTS   If we had become more famous back in the day, it might actually take away from the feeling of discovery that people have now. A date that has ... more
| date: 02-01-2013 | author: Didier BECU |
"Sad Lovers And What? The Giant Who? What's that? Oh yeah it's that one Joy Division song. What? It's not? It's a band? I've never heard of them..."  That is how every conversation regarding Sad ... more
| date: 24-08-2012 | author: Justin Woodmancy |
By the time this was released  Sad Lovers and Giants  had gone through a break up and then reformed with a radically changed line-up. The result was a very different outlook of the band to ... more
| date: 15-12-2011 | author: Charles Martel |
One of the great things about the digital age of music is that you can travel back in time and listen to material which you may have heard in the dim and distant past (or ... more
| date: 13-12-2012 | author: Charles Martel |
It is refreshing to see that Cherry Red have re-released this album, for so long out of print and virtually unobtainable. As is often the case with reissues, the album has been expanded to include ... more
| date: 03-05-2011 | author: Charles Martel |
Sad Lovers and Giants  occupy a strange place in the musical firmament, loosely described as post punk and often mentioned in the same breath as  The Chameleons ,  Comsat Angels ,  Sound  etc, really they’ve ... more
| date: 18-12-2011 | author: Simon Heavisides |
This was a totally solid, post-Joy Division, atmospheric greater London (Watford) post-punk pop group with long, appealing riff-lines. Garce Allard's surprisingly understated, non-histrionic vocals sound like an old buddy confiding some funny observation he had ... more
| date: 01-10-2006 | author: Jack Rabid |
The new Sad Lovers & Giants CD, "Melting In The Fullness Of Time", has finally been released. Containing all new material this CD has been in the works for a long time, and almost didn't ... more
| date: 05-10-2002 | author: Red Sun Records |
2009 expanded reissue of this classic '80s release. Not available on CD since 1988 and this reissue includes 4 bonus tracks that were not on the original vinyl. The CD also contains memorabilia and sleeve ... more
| date: 05-10-2009 | author: Red Sun Records |
In a book dedicated to the new wave  Federico Guglielmi  in 1983 identifies the time limit beyond which “can no longer speak of new wave”. To fully agree with this definition of time I’d ... more
| date: 31-10-2009 | author: Miusika |

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