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The Mock Turtles were a Manchester-based indie rock band, formed in Rochdale, who enjoyed some success in the early 1990s. Their signature tune was "Can You Dig It?"

Led by Martin Coogan, brother of television regular Steve Coogan, the band began to pick up attention around 1990, with tracks such as "Lay Me Down" and "And Then She Smiles" on the Imaginary label. It was "Can You Dig It?", however, which gained them wider attention. Originally a B-side… read more

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  • Why Must I Share This Air With Foolish Men?
  • TO DIG WHAT?
  • This is beauty.
  • Sure can dig it
  • They get the Boom Town Rats award for having a hit that eclipses everything they ever did after. Shame they had some really good OTHER songs. http://teenshoegaze.blogspot.com/2008/12/can-you-dig-it.html
  • F*** all like The Smashing Pumkins. get those Squash outta yer ears!!!!
  • I loved this band indeed back in the day. And always felt somehow sad that they were reletively ignored compared to other lesser Manchester bands. Bad luck I guess
  • For anyone interested in sharing recommendations (music and/or haircuts), [url=http://www.last.fm/group/Music+Advice+Center/forum/40095/_/176795]The Madchester Desk[/url].

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