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Expecting to Fly - 3 LP Blue Vinyl The Bluetones


Barcode: 5014797905399

  • Format: Vinyl 12" Box Set
  • Category: Rock & Pop
  • Released: 16th July 2021
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  • Description

    Hailing from Heston in West London, The Bluetones (Scott Morriss - bass, Eds Chesters - drums, Adam Devlin - guitars, and Mark Morriss - vocals) arrived on the scene in 1995 with their debut single 'Are You Blue Or Are You Blind?'. They followed this up with 'Bluetonic' and then 'Slight Return', which reached #2 on the UK Singles Chart. The debut album 'Expecting to Fly' was released in February 1996, and went straight to #1. This 3 LP box set contains the original 1996 album, a 12-track LP of non-album A- and B-sides, as well as the collection of pre-fame demos 'The Early Garage Years'. The box also contains the 12 x 12 booklet from the original limited edition sleeve, as well as a note by 6Music DJ Steve Lamacq. The three LPs are pressed on 180 gram blue vinyl.
  • Track listing

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Talking to Clarry The Bluetones
    Track 2 Bluetonic The Bluetones
    Track 3 Cut Some Rug The Bluetones
    Track 4 Things Change The Bluetones
    Track 5 The Fountainhead The Bluetones
    Track 6 Carnt Be Trusted The Bluetones
    Track 7 Slight Return The Bluetones
    Track 8 Putting Out Fires The Bluetones
    Track 9 Vampire The Bluetones
    Track 10 A Parting Gesture The Bluetones
    Track 11 Time and Again The Bluetones

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Are You Blue Or Are You Blind? The Bluetones
    Track 2 String Along The Bluetones
    Track 3 Driftwood The Bluetones
    Track 4 Colorado Beetle The Bluetones
    Track 5 Glad to See Y'back Again The Bluetones
    Track 6 Don't Stand Me Down The Bluetones
    Track 7 Nae Hair On't The Bluetones
    Track 8 Castle Rock The Bluetones
    Track 9 The Devil Behind My Smile The Bluetones
    Track 10 Marblehead Johnson The Bluetones
    Track 11 The Simple Things The Bluetones
    Track 12 Nifkin's Bridge The Bluetones

    ⠀ Disc 3

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Are You Blue Or Are You Blind? The Bluetones
    Track 2 Talking to Clarry The Bluetones
    Track 3 Carnt Be Trusted The Bluetones
    Track 4 Slight Return (Limited Edition UK/Japan 7" Single) The Bluetones
    Track 5 No. 11 (Bluetonic) [from the Fierce Panda 'Return to Splendour' EP] The Bluetones
    Track 6 The Fountainhead The Bluetones
    Track 7 Time & Again The Bluetones
    Track 8 Cut Some Rug (Homemade 4-track Recording) The Bluetones
    Track 9 Talking to Clarry (Homemade 8-track Recording) The Bluetones
    Track 10 Are You Blue Or Are You Blind? (Homemade 8-track Recording) The Bluetones
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 3 disc(s)
    Format: Vinyl / 12" Album Box Set
    Label Demon Records
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