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Daydream Believers: My Bloody Valentine

Sean O'Hagan, Observer Music Monthly, 18 May 2008

BACK IN DECEMBER 1991, when My Bloody Valentine embarked on a British tour to promote Loveless, their "difficult" second album and sonic masterpiece, the four-piece group were augmented by a waif-like American girl called Anna Quimby. She had been enlisted by Kevin Shields to recreate the high frequencies that he had attained in the recording studio with the aid of several guitars and a sampler. Quimby was not a guitarist, though, but a classically trained flautist.

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