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This Saturday The Independent is giving away a CD featuring some of the best indie tracks from the past 20 years.

Artists include Kula Shaker, The Primitives, Sleeper and Suede.

For further information below, for samples visit

The Primitives - Crash
This was The Primitives first single and reached No.5 in the UK charts in February 1988. The Coventry-based group shot to fame when Morrissey named them as one of his favourite bands.
Taken from the SONY BMG album The Primitives The Best Of

Suede - The Drowners
This track was the debut single for the Britpop pioneers Suede. Written by one of Britains finest song writing duos, Brett Anderson and Bernard Butler, it went on to become an anthem for the band and fans alike.
Taken from the SONY BMG album Suede - Singles

The Wannadies - You & Me Song
Swedish alternative rock band The Wannadies formed in the late 1980s and in 1996 broke into the UK with You & Me Song, charting at No.18. The song was included on the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's film; William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet.
Taken from the SONY BMG album The Wannadies Bagsy Me

Kula Shaker - Govinda
This track, with its heavy Indian influence, is notable for being the only UK Top 10 hit to be sung entirely in Sanskrit. Reaching No.7, this track brought Kula Shaker to the forefront of the post-Britpop movement.
Taken from the SONY BMG album Kula Shaker - K

Sleeper - Inbetweener
This track was written by the bands vocalist and guitarist Louise Wener. Before their chart triumph they supported the hugely successful Parklife tour of Britpop beauties, Blur.
Taken from the SONY BMG album Sleeper Greatest Hits

Reef - Place Your Hands
Reaching No.6 in November 1996, this was the highest charting track for the British rock band. It featured on Glow, their debut album which ranked at No.26 in Kerrang!'s "100 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die ".
Taken from the SONY BMG album Reef Together: The Best Of

Pop Will Eat Itself - Get The Girl! Kill The Baddies!
This track was the highest charting hit for band PWEI, who are known for revolutionising pre-Britpop rock music and influencing the iconic 80s movement, Grebo.
Taken from the SONY BMG album Pop Will Eat Itself The Best Of

The Wedding Present - Dalliance
This track featured on the bands third album, Seamonsters. Their Buzzcocks-influenced indie-pop sound won the backing of the hugely influential DJ John Peel.
Taken from the SONY BMG album The Wedding Present Y??The Best of the RCA Years

Senseless Things - Hold It Down
Hold It Down was this indie-punk bands second biggest track, reaching No.19 in 1992. Also attracting John Peels attention, the group was hugely successful on the festival scene throughout the early 90s.
Taken from the SONY BMG album Senseless Things The Singles

Neds Atomic Dustbin - Stuck
Stuck was the last hit for the original line-up of Neds Atomic Dustbin before their split in 1995. Their punk-funk sound was first created when the band met at 6th form college and they released their first album God Fodder whilst they were still teenagers.
Taken from the SONY BMG album Neds Atomic Dustbin The Best Of
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kula shaker lol
kula shaker lol

Chicken Tikka Poppadum taa laa...

Oh sorry... That was The Mighty Shirehorses!!!;-)
A bit patchy to say the least, but hey a freebie is a freebie!
SONY BMG. Indie? Cool?
That's a briliant set of tracks, including The Poppies and NAD. Well up for getting this :-)
Should have put Happy on there from NAD, fantastic track.
That's a briliant set of tracks, including The Poppies and NAD. Well up for getting this :-)

couldn't agree more - I think I own everything pwei ever recorded - it's great that they've been included on a cd like this!
Should have put Happy on there from NAD, fantastic track.

Ned's Greatest Hits is less than three quid from Amazon. They have the remastered Eight Legged Groove Machine cheap as well.

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