Live At Ronnie Scotts - Weekend

Live At Ronnie Scotts
The first titled reissue of this seminal mini album, originally released on Rough Trade in 1983 by pop fusion innovators, Weekend. The CD features 10 bonus tracks including 3 previously unreleased versions of tracks that weren't included on the original album. These were sourced from a pirate recording of the original gig in March 1983. Other bonus tracks include 3 tracks from a David Jensen BBC session and a recording from the legendary TV music programme, Old Grey Whistle Test. The CD artwork has been expanded by Spike Williams, original band member and he has contributed some of his recollections of the night in question. Weekend were formed after the demise of the respected band, Young Marble Giants who featured Alison Statton as vocalist. Weekend went on to release 3 singles and two albums before calling it a day.
Our Price: £9.95
Code: CDMRED344
Weight: 200
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Late Night - Where Flamingos Fly / Winter Moon / Nostalgia Disco -Weekend Off / A Day In The Life...Bonus Tracks - Past Meets Present (Taken From Live Pirate Recording) (Previously Unreleased) / Woman's Eyes (Taken From Live Pirate Recording) (Previously Unreleased) / A View From Her Room (Taken From Live Pirate Recording) (Previously Unreleased) / A Day In The Life Of (Taken From Nme Cassette 'Mighty Reel' Nme 004) / The End Of The Affair (Recorded Live / For David Jensen "The Evening Show") / Woman's Eyes (Recorded Live For David Jensen "The Evening Show") / Weekend Off (Recorded Live For David Jensen "The Evening Show") / Summerdays (Recorded Live For Bbc Television's Old Grey Whistle Test) / Drumbeat For Baby (12" Version) / A View From Her Room (12" Version)
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