2016 marks the 20th Anniversary of its original release in 1996.
Marion formed in Manchester in 1994, releasing their debut single on Rough Trade. Signed to London Records, the band found themselves bundled in with the ‘Britpop’ scene, and made their national TV debut by performing ‘Sleep’ on Channel 4’s cult TV show ‘The Word’ in February 1995.
The band gigged throughout 1995, building up a fanbase, and supported Morrissey on his ‘Boxers’ tour. ‘This World And Body’ was released in February 1996 and entered the top ten of the album chart.
This 3 CD deluxe digipak edition features the album, b-sides, and BBC radio sessions (issued on CD for the first time), along with photos from the band’s archive and a booklet note by frontman Jaime Harding.