Release Date: 24 November 2014
Format: LP Double Vinyl
|Echo & The Bunnymen Porcupine Limited Hardback Edition 180gram Vinyl 2LP Set
The 3rd of our Hardback 2LP Editions for Echo & The Bunnymen, this set features two 180g discs packaged in a heavyweight book format with a 12 page booklet featuring sleeve notes by Will Sergeant and photo's from Will's personal archive.
The first disc is Porcupine the third studio album by the band. First released in February 1983, it became the band highest charting release when it reached No2 in the UK charts. Recorded at Trident Studios in London, Rockfield in South Wales and Amazon Studios in Liverpool, the album was produced by Ian Broudie who was credited as 'Kingbird' on the sleeves notes.
The album has appeared in many a critics lists of albums, and even featured in the 2006 book 1001 Albums To Hear Before You Die…..enough said really.
Disc two features 7 extra tracks including the 12inch version of Never Stop (Discotheque) single, with more than a nod to the white boy disco beat Talking Heads used on Fear Of Music, Fuel a single b-side and then for the first time on vinyl early versions of The Cutter, My White Devil, Porcupine, Ripeness and Gods Will Be Gods which were all recorded during the original Porcupine album sessions.
1. THE CUTTER
2. THE BACK OF LOVE
3. MY WHITE DEVIL
1. HEADS WILL ROLL
3. HIGHER HELL
4. GODS WILL BE GODS
5. IN THE BLUER SKIES
1. NEVER STOP (DISCOTHEQUE) 12inch Version
2. GODS WILL BE GODS (ALTERNATE VERSION)
3. MY WHITE DEVIL (ALTERNATE VERSION)
1. THE CUTTER (ALTERNATE VERSION)
2. PORCUPINE (ALTERNATE VERSION)
3. RIPENESS (ALTERNATE VERSION)
4. FUEL (ALTERNATE VERSION)