“Britpop was massively pushed by the government. Someday it would be interesting to read all the MI5 files on Britpop. The wool was pulled right over everyone’s eyes there.” 

– Kevin Shields dons his tinfoil hat in an interview with The Guardian. It’s not Shields’ only conspiracy theory in recent weeks: Shields has suggested that his My Bloody Valentine’s mbv was barred from the Mercury Prize, on account of having been distributed independently.

My Bloody Valentine are one of our highly speculative picks for possible Glastonbury headliners in 2014.

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