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Holding Our Breath

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Catch The Breeze
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Golden Hair
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Shine
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Albatross
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Total Tracks: 4   Total Length: 19:06

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One of the Best

giantsfan956

bands of all time. It makes me sad to think how short lived they were. Download everything that e-music has to offer from Slowdive.

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Fantastic EP..

runehausner

All tracks plus others are included the reissue of "Just For A Day" from 2005.

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Are you kidding me??

shoegazer9

Just when I thought emusic was the most amazing site ever, they go ahead and release the best ep of all time. "Golden Hair" and "Shine" are beyond words...the most beautiful music I have ever heard.

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They Say All Music Guide

Slowdive began to hit their stride with their third EP of escapist psychedelia, reaching number one on the U.K. indie charts. “Catch the Breeze” ended up being one of Just for a Day’s brightest moments, and “Shine” would have easily been another, had it found its way onto the full length. The Slowdive treatment is given to Syd Barrett’s “Golden Hair,” and “Albatross” closes it out in grand, isolationist fashion with distorted whirs and tribal drumming. – Andy Kellman