Saint Etienne

Formed 1990.
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St Etienne talk to Radcliffe and Maconie

Mark and Stuart are joined by Bob Stanley and Sarah Cracknell of St Etienne.

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Saint Etienne are an English indie dance/indie pop band from London, formed in 1990. The band consists of Sarah Cracknell, Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs. They are named after the French football team AS Saint-Étienne.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Casino Classics

    Casino Classics 2012

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    There are some absolute corkers on this updated remix collection.
  2. Review of Words and Music by Saint Etienne

    Words and Music by Saint Etienne 2012

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    The trio looks back on a life lived through music, and the daft things it makes people do.
  3. Review of A Glimpse of Stocking

    A Glimpse of Stocking 2010

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    A frisky, marvellous delight from beginning to end.
  4. Review of Foxbase Beta

    Foxbase Beta 2009

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    You may’ve thought it couldn’t have got any better. You’re wrong – it just has.
  5. Review of So Tough (Deluxe Edition)

    So Tough (Deluxe Edition) 2009

    Reviewed by Luke Turner
    Reasserts a forgotten treasure as one of the finest British albums of the 90s.
  6. Review of Foxbase Alpha: Deluxe Edition

    Foxbase Alpha: Deluxe Edition 2009

    Reviewed by Jerome Blakeney
    FBA now seems like a faltering first step
  7. Review of London Conversations: The Best Of Saint Etienne

    London Conversations: The Best Of Saint Etienne 2009

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    Some sort of national treasurehood awaits.
  8. Review of Tiger Bay

    Tiger Bay 1994

    Reviewed by Chris Jones
    Saint Etienne's third, and best album...
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