Jump to navigation. End to end, the record tests the limits both of hardcore experimentalism and its original CD format - Howlett himself later regretting its minute running time. Ambitious, yes. But a remedy for what?
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The music, they said, veered too far from the rootsy rock that Wilco was known for. So despite Wilco's steady sales, constant touring and committed fans, the label decided last spring that ''Yankee Hotel Foxtrot'' wasn't worth releasing. The album wasn't likely to sell a million copies, and below that level major labels lose interest. Mid-level bands like Wilco can be left stranded, but Wilco became one of the lucky ones. It got its album back and is releasing it unchanged. A statement from the Warner Music Group says: ''One of the advantages of having a company as large and diverse as W. Jeff Tweedy, Wilco's songwriter and leader, said by telephone from his home in Chicago: ''There's a lot of irony there, but if it doesn't bother AOL Time Warner, it doesn't bother me.
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Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. The men responsible were the Prodigy, icons in their native England rave scene. Clearly, there was potential in this electronic hedonism. But it would take a troll to make it pop. Born in , Liam Howlett grew up in the naff suburbs of Braintree, a county in Essex, a region still lampooned to this day.