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Unfairly dismissed as the egotrip of acclaimed songwriter Luke Haines, The Auteurs were one of the unsung bands of the mid-nineties movement. Releasing their first record, New Wave, in 1993, the Auteurs were compared to Suede, and the resurgent movement, and began to amass a reasonable cult following. 1994's second album, and commercial highlight, Now I'm A Cowboy, saw the band embracing at times a more contemporary sound, notably on the single Lenny Valentino, which probably remains Haines'… read more

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  • Lenny Valentino is quite a good alternative track
  • Some songs of New Wave had some airplay in a Brazilian college radio in 90's ,those were good times...
  • "1st 3 albums are a perfect trilogy. Bootboys always felt slightly incomplete, but still has some great songs." i can sign that!
  • Luke Haines is GOD !!
  • V NO. [2]
  • V NO.
  • Smith Westerns + Yo La Tengo = The Auteurs
  • Should have listened to them earlier.
  • Best band in the 90's...
  • After Murder Park needs a vinyl reissue. They all do. I've seen it going for over $700 on Ebay. Totally fucked.

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