32. Mansun – ‘Wide Open Space’ Chester’s Mansun helped spawn a counter-revolution against Britpop’s tired and traddier practitioners: sacking off knees-up bonhomie and Cool Britannia bobbins to exist, like Suede or the Manics, as a glorious anomaly. Here was their unsettling masterclass, a swirling, brooding dust-cloud of loneliness, paranoia and alienation. And jolly good it was too.
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