190-THE HIVES-Main Offender

Sweden pioneered the revival of garage rock with this energetic five-piece act, discovered to the rest of the world by Alan McGee, who signed them for his last label Poptones and released a repackaged compilation of the band’s first two albums for the UK. Success was instantaneous and they were promptly courted by a major, where unfortunately The Hives quickly lost a big part of the energy that made them popular.

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