Posted in music on March 13, 2014

c86-reissue

Slicing Up Eyeballs reports that NME's celebrated C86 cassette compilation will receive a massive reissue treatment. UK label Cherry Red plan to release an expanded edition on June 9, which will spread 72-songs over three CDs. The original comp. was 22-tracks, so that's 50 additional numbers, including four that were previously unreleased. New additions include the Jesus and Mary Chain, Brilliant Corners, Happy Mondays, and more. You can check out the complete tracklisting at the bottom of this post.

Official word is that "It'll be housed in one of those 'clamshell'-style hinged boxes, with a chunky booklet including a 11,500-word sleeve-note by Neil Taylor [the NME writer who helped put the original comp. together] and lots of pretty pictures."

Tracklisting below...


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C86 - DELUXE EDITION

DISC 1 - ORIGINAL ALBUM
1. PRIMAL SCREAM Velocity Girl
2. THE MIGHTY LEMON DROPS Happy Head
3. THE SOUP DRAGONS Pleasantly Surprised
4. THE WOLFHOUNDS Feeling So Strange Again *
5. THE BODINES Therese
6. MIGHTY MIGHTY Law
7. STUMP Buffalo *
8. BOGSHED Run To The Temple *
9. A WITNESS Sharpened Sticks
10. THE PASTELS Breaking Lines *
11. AGE OF CHANCE From Now On, This Will Be Your God *
12. SHOP ASSISTANTS It's Up to You *
13. CLOSE LOBSTERS Firestation Towers *
14. MIAOW Sport Most Royal
15. HALF MAN HALF BISCUIT
I Hate Nerys Hughes (From The Heart)
16. THE SERVANTS Transparent
17. MacKENZIES Big Jim (There's No Pubs In Heaven) *
18. BIG FLAME New Way
(Quick Wash And Brush Up With Liberation Theology) *
19. WE'VE GOT A FUZZBOX AND WE'RE GONNA USE IT
Console Me *
20. McCARTHY Celestial City *
21. THE SHRUBS Bullfighter's Bones *
22. THE WEDDING PRESENT This Boy Can Wait (A Bit Longer!)

DISC 2
1. THE JUNE BRIDES Just The Same
2. YEAH YEAH NOH Another Side To Mrs Quill
3. THE PRIMITIVES Lazy
4. JESSE GARON & THE DESPERADOES Splashing Along
5. THE BAND OF HOLY JOY Rosemary Smith
6. THE McTELLS Virginia M.C. *
7. B.M.X. BANDITS E102
8. ONE THOUSAND VIOLINS Like One Thousand Violins
9. THE DENTISTS Peppermint Dreams
10. THE MEMBRANES Everything's Brilliant
11. THE WEATHER PROPHETS Worm In My Brain
12. THE BRILLIANT CORNERS Meet Me On Tuesdays
13. TALULAH GOSH I Told You So
14. PIGBROS Hedonist Hat
15. 14 ICED BEARS Inside
16. ST. CHRISTOPHER Go Ahead, Cry *
17. THE GROOVE FARM Captain Fantastic (Demo)
18. KILGORE TROUT The Peacock Nose *
19. THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN Inside Me
20. THE HIT PARADE You Didn't Love Me Then
21. THAT PETROL EMOTION Mine
22. THE TURNCOATS One Breath *
23. A RIOT OF COLOUR Skink (Flexi Version) *
24. PAUL GROOVY & THE POP ART EXPERIENCE
Tune In, Turn On, Trip Out **
25. THE RAILWAY CHILDREN Darkness And Colour

DISC 3:
1. THE CHESTERF!ELDS Sweet Revenge
2. THE JASMINE MINKS World's No Place
3. STITCHED-BACK FOOT AIRMAN Why *
4. RAZORCUTS Sad Kaleidoscope
5. TREEBOUND STORY I Remember *
6. THE NIGHTINGALES Part Time Moral England
7. EPISODE FOUR Strike Up Matches
8. THE AVONS Everything's Going Right *
9. MEAT WHIPLASH Here It Comes
10. KING OF THE SLUMS Spider Psychiatry *
11. HAPPY MONDAYS Freaky Dancin'
12. BIFF BANG POW! Love's Going Out Of Fashion
13. BLUE AEROPLANES Tolerance (Remix)
14. LAWRENCE & THE COMFORTABLE SOCIETY Heartache *
15. LAUGH Take Your Time, Yeah (Flexi Version) *
16. NORTH OF CORNWALLIS Billy Liar **
17. POP WILL EAT ITSELF Mesmerized
18. BENNY PROFANE Hang Fire *
19. GO! SERVICE Real Life
20. JANITORS Good To Be The King *
21. THE CLAIM Gullible's Travels
22. THE AUCTIONEERS Scoop **
23. NOSEFLUTES Perfect Cockney Hard-On *
24. THE LOVE ACT Hep Clothes **
25. THE ENORMOUS ROOM I Don't Need You *

** = previously unreleased
* = new to CD (or we think so, anyway)

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Comments (16)

the iPods

Posted by Anonymous | March 13, 2014 5:48 PM

CD's are soooo 1986. Should re-release it on cassette, like all the cool kids are use.

Posted by Anon, a mouse | March 13, 2014 6:03 PM

I never thought many songs could actually fit in one album. Anyways, they included some of their old songs that's why.

Posted by Green Water Technologies | March 13, 2014 6:14 PM

when are 8 tracks coming back?

Posted by Anonymous | March 13, 2014 6:50 PM

get bent

Posted by blayne | March 13, 2014 6:57 PM

Finally...a compilation of the songs and sound that have been shamelessly ripped off by 80% of current indie bands playing out today.

Posted by Anonymous | March 13, 2014 8:39 PM

See hipsters? It's all been done before.

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2014 9:22 AM

^
This has nothing to do with hipsters.

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2014 9:27 AM

Finally, something to scratch my Noseflutes itch.

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2014 10:24 AM

^^ it has EVERYTHING to do with hipsters. it's OK, you don't need to understand.

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2014 10:24 AM

POP WILL EAT ITSELF

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2014 10:25 AM

Big Flame!

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2014 10:51 AM

the Ponos

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2014 10:51 AM

^ real diversity

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2014 11:41 AM

Stale hummus is still edible.

Posted by Anonymous | March 14, 2014 12:35 PM

wow, cool, a CD reissue. so useful

Posted by Anonymous | March 17, 2014 3:17 AM

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