May 13

Curve released their second EP, Frozen, just eight weeks after their debut. It consisted of four more tracks, including the classic ‘Coast Is Clear’.

The EP was awarded Single Of The Week in both NME (“an apocalyptic mess of molten guitars and menacing, man-mincing vocals”) and Melody Maker (“yes, they really are that good”), but it also attracted the attention of the latter organ’s Mr Abusing, who was slightly less complimentary…