Sleeper
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1993
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Sleeper Biography (Wikipedia)

Sleeper are an English Britpop band, fronted by Louise Wener and formed in London. The group had eight UK Top 40 hit singles and three UK Top 10 albums during the 1990s Their music was also featured in the soundtrack of the pop cultural hit movie Trainspotting.

Frontwoman Louise Wener, along with Elastica's Justine Frischmann, was one of Britpop's biggest female stars, and became one of its enduring sex symbols, placing highly in Melody Maker's and NME's "Sexiest Woman" polls two years running. Wener enjoyed significant media coverage, including an NME front cover and a slot as guest presenter of Top of the Pops, and multiple appearances on TFI Friday. The band was the inspiration for the phrase "Sleeperbloke", referring to the disparity between the glamorous singer Wener and the other frequently ignored members of the band (who tended to be far more anonymous and stood at the back). This pejorative term was used by music press journalists and musicians, to refer to any person of limited standing within a band or an especially drab and unremarkable individual. The "Sleeperblokes" themselves were reported to be highly amused by the phrase, and even produced an ironic "Sleeperbloke" T-shirt to go with Louise's "Just Another Girl Fronted Band" T-shirt, both of which sold well.

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Sale Of The Century
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Sale Of The Century
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Swallow (Radio 1 Session, 17 Nov 1993)
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Swallow (Radio 1 Session, 17 Nov 1993)
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Poor Flying Man (Radio 1 Session, 17 Nov 1993)
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Poor Flying Man (Radio 1 Session, 17 Nov 1993)
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One Girl Dreaming (Radio 1 Session, 17 Nov 1993)
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One Girl Dreaming (Radio 1 Session, 17 Nov 1993)
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Delicious (Radio 1 Session, 17 Nov 1993)
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Delicious (Radio 1 Session, 17 Nov 1993)
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What Do I Do Now? (BBC Session, 13 September 1995)
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What Do I Do Now? (BBC Session, 13 September 1995)
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Dress Like Your Mother
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Dress Like Your Mother
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