The Marshall Suite Expanded Version - Fall (The)

The Marshall Suite Expanded Version
The Marshall Suite is a 1999 LP by The Fall, which builds on the techno-influenced beats of its predecessor Levitate (1997), while also returning to a more rockabilly influenced sound reminiscent of earlier Fall line-ups. The end result are songs like the primitive, catchy "Touch Sensitive", and the strange, complex, thumping jungle beats of "Crying Marshall" occurring in equal measure.Around the time of release, rumours circulated that The Marshall Suite was a concept album about "The Crying Marshall". Smith stopped short of denying this, telling The Wire that "I thought it would be good to do it as the story of his life, a themed LP, with a thread running through it. It's such an unhip thing to do". An unpublished section of the interview, later placed on the magazine's website, suggested Smith was not yet finished with his creation: "I do want to continue the Marshall theme, develop it. Maybe a five sided thing next, the return of the Marshall".This reissue of the long out print album, comes with two discs of bonus material, fully annotated booklet with notes by Mojo’s Daryl Easlea.

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"Although The Marshall Suite was not a commercial success, it is testimony to Smith’s regenerative powers that he was able to turn adversity into artistic fodder.”  

-David Stubbs (Uncut – October 2011)
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Code: CDTRED491
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Disc One Touch Sensitive / F-'Oldin' Money / Shake-Off / Bound / This Perfect Da / (Jung Nev's) Antidotes / Inevitable / Anecdotes + Antidotes In B# / Early Life Of Crying Marshall / Crying Marshal / Birthday Song / Mad. Men-eng, dog / On My Own / Tom Raggazzi (finale)  Disc Two Touch Sensitive Dance Mix Touch Sensitive 12" & CD single / Antidote Touch Sensitive 12" & CD single / This Perfect Day (new version) F-oldin Money CD single 1 / Birthday Song (new mix) F-oldin Money CD single 1 / The Real Life Of The Crying Marshal (new version) F-oldin Money CD single 2 / Tom Raggazzi (new mix) F-oldin Money CD single 2 / Touch Sensitive Peel Session 21 / Bound Soul One Peel Session 22 / Antidotes Peel Session 22 / Shake-Off Peel Session 22 / This Perfect DaY Peel Session 22 / Antidotes Robert Elms BBCGLR 15/04/1999 / F-oldin Money  Disc Three Live Show For Xfm Radio 15 April 1999 - Shake Off / F-'Oldin' Money / Jet Boy / Touch Sensitive / Antidotes / 10 Houses Of Eve / Inevitable / This Perfect Day
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