8 thoughts on “ The Fatima Mansions - Valhalla Avenue (CD, Album) ”
VDP was prior to the heavier band sound adopted from Hive onwards and apparent on Valhalla Avenue and Lost in the Former West (& in their mighty live sets). There is a more electronic/pop thing going on here, which is why I tend to think Lost in the Former West is the Fatima Mansions' masterpiece; of course, this remains a five star joy/5(12).
The Fatima Mansions Valhalla Avenue Get It At Discogs Oddly never released in America when the later Lost in the Former West was, Valhalla Avenue upped the considerable ante of Viva Dead Ponies with another rampaging rip through hypocrisy and societal idiocy.
The Fatima Mansions were a popular live band, and agined indie chart success with their albums Viva Dead Ponies, Bertie's Brochures, Valhalla Avenue and Lost in the Former West. They entered the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart in  with a heavily reworked version of Bryan Adams ' song " (Everything I Do) I Do It for You ", taken from an NME tribute album in aid of the charity, the Spastics .
out of 5 stars The 2nd Fatima Mansions album. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 February Valhalla Avenue () was the long-play follow-up to 's Viva Dead Ponies (though the great Bertie's Brochures mini-lp had come in between)/5(7).
The Fatima Mansions discography and songs: Music profile for The Fatima Mansions, formed August Genres: Alternative Rock, Synthpop, Post-Punk. Albums include I'm Your Fan: The Songs of Leonard Cohen By, Theme From M.A.S.H. (Suicide Is Painless) / Everything I Do (I Do It for You), and Viva Dead Ponies.