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What Goes Around (Acoustic) – Live Video

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Live Review – Manchester Star & Garter 5th November 2011 (‘Generation’ Single Release)

Review by Cath Aubergine for Louder than War OPTIONAL WALLACE / MOUNT FABRIC / THE SLOW READERS CLUB 5th November 2011 Star & Garter Manchester Indie rock in 2011: if ever there were a genre of music with a bad, … Continue reading

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‘Generation’ Single Reviews

Reviews / Previews Preview by (sic) Magazine Former [sic] First Glances stars Optional Wallace are set to release the first single “Generation” from their assured self-titled debut. Standout cut from the album, the track finds the politicised three-piece in chest-beating form,

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Album Reviews ‘Optional Wallace’

Here are some reviews of the debut album, ‘Optional Wallace’. “Now I’ve lost track of whether good old fashioned edgy post-punk indie rock is fashionable or not right now, and less still do I care, and clearly neither do Optional … Continue reading

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Generation – Steve Lamacq BBC 6 Music ‘Single of the Week’

Steve Lamacq has made Generation his Single of the Week, and will be playing the track each day on his BBC 6Music show. You can order now from the Optional Wallace shop. Steve also wrote the following about the song … Continue reading

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Manchester Evening News Feature: Just Busk it at The Garratt

Feature by Manchester Evening News‘ Paul Taylor on BUSK – the monthly acoustic night hosted by Optional Wallace.   THERE is only one rule for the have-a-go musicians who take the stage at Manchester’s Busk night… play something familiar. It’s … Continue reading

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