SYNDICATE's first LP was called 'The Days
Of Wine And Roses'. A modest sleeve
spilled a piece of vinyl full of gorgeous
crackling guitar and edgy, nerve jangling
emotions. It dripped with
feeling! It was released by Slash Records
of Los Angeles and while Dream Syndicate
are certainly a West Coast Rock Band they
offer more than cliché and complacency.
Rough Trade obliged the
disc with a release here last year and
since then the four-strong group have
signed a worldwide deal with A&M,
issued a second album, 'The Medicine
Show', and toured in Europe.
At the heart of the affair
are the songs of Steve Wynn. He penned
his first 20 years ago when aged four.
"A tune called 'Sing
My Blues'," he recalls, "it had
five chords and that's more than I use
now. Any more than one chord obstructs
what you're trying to bring across. Two
chords is a rock opera and three is an
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