Episode 111: Slowdive

“Sugar for the Pill”


Slowdive formed in 1989 in Reading, England. They put out 3 albums between 1991 and 1995, and their sound helped define the shoegaze genre. In 2017, the band released a critically-acclaimed self-titled album, their first in over twenty years. In this episode, singer and guitarist Neil Halstead takes apart the song “Sugar for the Pill.”

You can get “Sugar for the Pill” on iTunes.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

For a transcript of this episode, click here.

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