The long overdue reissue of Martha And
The Muffin's 2nd album - originally released in 1980. From their New Wave roots
the band became one of Canada's most acclaimed and respected bands.
This 18 track CD features the 12 tracks of the
original album plus six related bonus tracks.
Upon its original release a limited edition bonus 4
track EP of live recordings accompanied the album. Those four tracks;
‘Indecision’, ‘Cheesies and Gum’, ‘Primal Weekend’ and ‘Paint By Number Heart’
appear on this compilation.
Other bonus material features the b/sides: ‘1 4 6’
(from "About Insomnia") and ‘Girl Fat’ (from Suburban Dream).
The original album featured three singles ‘About
Insomnia’, ‘Suburban Dream’ and ‘Was Ezo’.
The album has been remastered by Peter J. Moore - a
leading mastering specialist in Canada.
The CD booklet will feature many of the original
sleeves, a full UK discography and sleeve notes.
The album was produced by the respected producer
Mike Howlett whose credits include A Flock Of Seagulls, Orchestral Manoeuvres
in the Dark, Comsat Angels, Blancmange and Joan Armatrading amongst others.
The band were formed during 1977 in Toronto, Canada.
The band released an indie single ‘Insect Love’ that helped the band secure a
deal with Dindisc (a Virgin subsidiary). The band's first single on the label
was their biggest hit ‘Echo Beach’ that hit the Top 10 both sides of the
Atlantic. The band have released eight studio albums and two compilations in
the last 30 years.
Release Date: 22/07/2013