Go Ahead : Expanded Edition - Linx

Go Ahead : Expanded Edition
Released on 16th January 2012. LINX started out life as a 5-piece Soul and Brit-Funk band. Signed to Chrysalis records, the band released their first single in 1980. YOU RE LYING reached #15 on the UK Pop Chart. Shortly before the release of their debut album, the band slimmed down their line-up to the bass guitar/singer duo of Sketch (Peter Martin) and David Grant.

Hot on its heels, and in keeping with the original release schedule, here is the follow-up, featuring top 20 hit SO THIS IS ROMANCE, in addition to further chart single CAN’T HELP MYSELF. Released in October 1981, GO AHEAD returned the duo to the top 40 of the album charts. This expanded edition features the group’s later singles PLAYTHING and DON’T HIT ME WITH YOUR LOVE as well as 12” mixes and non-album b-sides.

BBR is very proud to present the first ever CD release of GO AHEAD in full expanded form, complete with extensive liner notes featuring an interview with David Grant along with added bonus tracks.
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Code: CDBBR0091
Weight: 200
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1. So This Is Romance 2. I Don't Want To Learn 3. I Wanna Be With You 4. Urban Refugee 5. I Won't Play The Game 6. Can't Help Myself 7. All My Yesterdays 8. Know What It Is To Be Lonely 9. Tinsel Town (You Don't Fool Me) 10. Playing (12" Version) 11. Don't Hit Me With Your Love (12" Version) 12. So This Is Romance (12" Rio Mix) 13. I Won't Play The Game (Remix) 14. The Ice Is Melting 15. I'm Not Joking (Long Version) 16. It's My Life (Extended Version)
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