Rollercoaster - The Best Of The Mighty Lemon Drops 1986 - 1989 - Mighty Lemondrops (The)

Rollercoaster - The Best Of The Mighty Lemon Drops 1986 - 1989
The Mighty Lemon Drops were one of the leading lights of the Independent Pop scene in the UK in the mid 80's. This 19 track 'Best Of' collection is the ultimate collection of the band that hail from Wolverhampton. The band enjoyed critical and media success and are still favourites on the US college scene where the band achieved genuine sales success. They were featured on the now legendary NME sponsored compilation "C-86". The CD features all the bands best known tracks from their first single "Like An Angel" and subsequent 7" classics "Into The Heart Of Love", "Other Side Of You", "My Biggest Thrill", "Beautiful Shame", "Out Of Hand", "Inside Out" and "Fall Down". Other band favourites on the CD include "Happy Head", 13th Floor Elevators' classic "Splash #1" and the title track "Rollercoaster". This is the best collection available of the band! The CD booklet features a complete discography incorporating all the original front cover sleeves and a written introduction by the band of each of the songs on the album and from where the tracks were sourced.

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"This 19 track compilation brings together some of their finest moments, including debut single ‘Like An Angel’ and blissed out, melody soaked tunes such as ‘Into The Heart of Love’, ‘Rollercoaster’, ‘My Biggest Thrill’, ‘Inside Out’ and the 13th Floor Elevators classic ‘Splash #1’. Songs from their first four albums, as well as EP tracks, singles and b-sides, this was the sound of the Mighty Lemon Drops at their peak.


-Ian Chaddock (Vive Le Rock - Issue 6)

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Happy Head / Into The Heart Of Love / My Biggest Thrill / Inside Out / The Other Side Of You / Out Of Hand (Extended Mix) / Like An Angel / Fall Down (Like The Rain) / Splash #1 (Now I'm Home) / Beautiful Shame / Rollercoaster / In Everything You Do / Uptight / Shine / Where Do We Go From (Heaven) / Count Me Out Something Happens / Sympathise With Us / Now She's Gone This title is temporarily out of stock, please check back soon
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The 7 bonus tracks are on CD for the first time. The bonus tracks are Therese, Heard It All, b/side My Remarkable Mind, and four live tracks taken from the 7" official live bootleg free with the 12" of Therese, Clear, God Bless, William Shatner and I Feel. The CD booklet will include comprehensive sleeve notes and a full UK discography featuring many of her original single sleeves.

 

Managed by the infamous manager Nathan McGough, The Bodines hailed from Glossop near Manchester. The band signed to Creation Records and released 3 singles God Bless, the follow up Therese that also featured on the NME C86 cassette and Heard It All. The band then signed to unfashionable Magnet Records and proceeded to release 3 singles and the "Played" album, produced by Ian Broudie originally a member of influential acts Big In Japan and Original Mirrors, and latterly The Lightning Seeds.
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