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Blame It On The Night - Kevin Coyne

Blame It On The Night
Cherry Red is delighted to announce the latest release for the rejuvenated Turpentine Records, the label founded by the late singer-songwriter, author and artist KEVIN COYNE.
Originally issued in 1974, BLAME IT ON THE NIGHT was Kevin’s third solo LP and his second for Virgin, as the follow-up to the acclaimed Marjory Razor Blade.
Long unavailable on vinyl, despite demand the LP has never been released on CD!
This deluxe 2-CD edition has been re-mastered by Tony Cousins, who played bass on both the original album and Marjory Razor Blade.
In addition to the original album, Disc 1 adds the single B-side ‘Queenie Queenie Caroline’, an alternative studio version of ‘Poor Swine’ from the Benelux-only LP ‘Let’s Have A Party’ and the soundtrack to the promotional film ‘Kevin Coyne at Hyde Park’, featuring live versions of ‘Poor Swine’ and ‘Marjory Razorblade Suite’.
Disc 2 boasts an entire, hitherto unheard early rendition of the album that includes between song chatter, alternate vocals and a different version of ‘Poor Swine’, along with the added bonus of three songs from the sessions which didn’t make the final cut.
The booklet features extensive sleeve-notes, including an exclusive interview with Tony Cousins, a piece on Kevin by producer Steve Verroca, track-by-track analysis by Kevin in interview in 1974, a fly-on-the-wall look at recording the album, and detailed notes from Kevin’s son Eugene Coyne.
Includes rare and previously unseen photos and cuttings of Kevin Coyne from the period.

Release Date: 29/07/2013

Track listing:
DISC ONE

1. RIVER OF SIN
2. SIGN OF THE TIMES
3. I BELIEVE IN LOVE
4. DON’T DELUDE ME
5. WANTING YOU IS NOT EASY
6. TAKE A TRAIN
7. BLAME IT ON THE NIGHT
8. POOR SWINE
9. LIGHT UP YOUR LITTLE LIGHT
10. CHOOSE
11. WITCH
12. RIGHT ON HER SIDE
13. QUEENIE QUEENIE CAROLINE (B-side)
14. POOR SWINE (Alternative version)
15. POOR SWINE
(Live at Hyde Park, June 29 1974)
16. MARJORY RAZORBLADE SUITE
(Live at Hyde Park, June 29 1974)
DISC TWO

1. RIVER OF SIN
2. SIGN OF THE TIMES
3. I BELIEVE IN LOVE
4. DON’T DELUDE ME
5. WANTING YOU IS NOT EASY
6. TAKE A TRAIN
7. BLAME IT ON THE NIGHT
8. POOR SWINE (Alternate version)
9. LIGHT UP YOUR LITTLE LIGHT
10. CHOOSE
11. WITCH
12. RIGHT ON HER SIDE
13. ONE MORE DRINK
14. HEART AND SOUL
15. STOKE YOUR OVEN AND LET IT BOIL




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