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• 3CD anthology of Edward Ball, a celebration of his work and the perfect introduction to Edward’s world, from the teenage DIY punk and power pop of ‘O’Level and Teenage Filmstars through the indie mod of The Times to Ball’s years at the Creation label.

• 61 tracks, cherry picked from his wonderfully wide-ranging musical journey.

• Highlights include The Times’ smashing 1981 debut single, ‘Red With Purple Flashes’, their 1982 fan favourite, ‘I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape’ inspired by cult TV series The Prisoner, the irresistible 1996 solo near-hit, ‘The Mill Hill Self Hate Club’ and the full 10:35 version of Love Corporation’s ‘Give Me Some Love’ with stunning production by Andy Weatherall from 1991.

• Plus a previously unreleased gem for the anthology, ‘Song To The Lighthouse’, an out- take from his soundtrack to the 2010 Carol Morley film The Edge.

Edward Ball has approved the box set and has contributed notes in collaboration with MOJO and Record Collector writer Lois Wilson.

The Whaam! label set up by Edward Ball with the Television Personalities’ Dan Treacy and Ball’s own Artpop! label were a direct inspiration for Alan McGee to set up Creation Records who signed Edward in 1988.

Brit Pop era solo albums saw Edward joined by musical friends such as Ride’s Andy Bell, Nick Heyward and members of The Boo Radleys while Ball’s dance and world music influenced project Love Corporation were remixed by Andy Weatherall, Danny Rampling and Monkey Mafia.

Ball also resurrected The Times and Teenage Filmstars monikers at Creation, under the former name Ball melded indie and dance music before Primal Scream’s ‘Screamadelica’, while with the latter he embraced psychedelic noise.

Track Listing:

DISC ONE
1. The Times – Red With Purple Flashes (Single Version) (1981)
2. Edward Ball – The Mill Hill Self Hate Club (1996)
3. The Times – Big Painting (1983)
4. The Times – Tears On A Rainy Sunday (1985)
5. The Times – Crashed On You (1989)
6. Ed Ball – It’s Kinda Lonely Where I Am (Single Version) (1995)
7. The Times – Stranger Than Fiction (1983)
8. The Times – Heaven Sent Me An Angel (1988)
9. Edward Ball – Docklands Blues (1997)
10. The Times – Godevil (1988)
11. The Times – Life (1989)
12. ‘O’Level – Pseudo Punk (1977)
13. Teenage Filmstars – Kiss me (1992)
14. Teenage Filmstars – There’s A Cloud Over Liverpool (1979)
15. Edward Ball – Trailblaze (1996)
16. The Times – This Is London (1983)
17. The Times – 3 Pages In Record Collector (1999)
18. Teenage Filmstars – I Apologise (1980)
19. Ed Ball – If A Man Ever Loved A Woman (1995)
20. The Times – Sorry I’ve Written A Melody (1993)

DISC TWO
1. The Times – I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape (Single Version) (1982)
2. Edward Ball – Love Is Blue (1997)
3. The Times – Whatever
Happened To Thamesbeat (1983)
4. Ed Ball – A Ton Of Blues (1995)
5. Teenage Filmstars – Storybook Beginnings (1979, released
1992)
6. The Times – Blue Fire (1984)
7. The Times – Just A Song (1987, released 1997)
8. The Times – I Hate Ibiza
(1999)
9. The Times – Boys Brigade (1984)
10. Edward Ball – Never Live To
Love Again (1996)
11. ’O’ Level – We Love Malcolm (1978)
12. Teenage Filmstars –
Kaleidoscope (1992)
13. The Times – Picture Gallery (1982)
14. Ed Ball – She’s Just High Maintenance Baby (1995)
15. The Times – Opinionated Pop Svengali (1999)
16. The Times – Baisers Voles (1990)
17. The Times – Times TV (1986)
18. ‘O’Level – Leave Me (1978)
19. The Times – Boys About Town (1986)
20. Edward Ball – Controversial Girlfriend (1997)
21. The Times – Love And Truth (1990)
22. The Times – Kill The Playlist (1999)
23. Edward Ball – Song To The Lighthouse (2010, previously unreleased)
24. Teenage Filmstars – Physical Graffiti (1997)

DISC THREE
1. The Times – Manchester (Single version) (1990)
2. The Times – From Chelsea Green To Brighton Beach (1991)
3. The Times – A Girl Called Mersey (1991)
4. The Times – Lundi Bleu (Radio Edit) (1992)
5. The Times – London Fields (1989, released 2009)
6. Love Corporation – Palatial (Danny Rampling Remix) 7” edit (1990)
7. Love Corporation – Fleshtones (1989)
8. Love Corporation – Give Me Some Love (Weatherall Remix) (1991)
9. The Times – Confiance (1990)
10. Love Corporation – Translucence (1994)
11. Love Corporation – Cathedrals Of Glitter (Monkey Mafia Mix) (1996)
12. The Times – Aurore Boreale (1990)
13. The Times – Snow (1989)
14. The Times – French Film Bleurred (1989)
15. The Times – All I Want Is You To Care (1993)
16. The Times – Da Da Won’t Buy Me A Bauhaus (1990)
17. The Times – Extase (1990)

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DISC ONE
1. The Times – Red With Purple Flashes (Single Version) (1981)
2. Edward Ball – The Mill Hill Self Hate Club (1996)
3. The Times – Big Painting (1983)
4. The Times – Tears On A Rainy Sunday (1985)
5. The Times – Crashed On You (1989)
6. Ed Ball – It’s Kinda Lonely Where I Am (Single Version) (1995)
7. The Times – Stranger Than Fiction (1983)
8. The Times – Heaven Sent Me An Angel (1988)
9. Edward Ball – Docklands Blues (1997)
10. The Times - Godevil (1988)
11. The Times – Life (1989)
12. ‘O’Level – Pseudo Punk (1977)
13. Teenage Filmstars – Kiss me (1992)
14. Teenage Filmstars – There’s A Cloud Over Liverpool (1979)
15. Edward Ball – Trailblaze (1996)
16. The Times – This Is London (1983)
17. The Times – 3 Pages In Record Collector (1999)
18. Teenage Filmstars – I Apologise (1980)
19. Ed Ball – If A Man Ever Loved A Woman (1995)
20. The Times – Sorry I’ve Written A Melody (1993)

DISC TWO
1. The Times – I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape (Single Version) (1982)
2. Edward Ball - Love Is Blue (1997)
3. The Times – Whatever
Happened To Thamesbeat (1983)
4. Ed Ball – A Ton Of Blues (1995)
5. Teenage Filmstars – Storybook Beginnings (1979, released
1992)
6. The Times – Blue Fire (1984)
7. The Times – Just A Song (1987, released 1997)
8. The Times – I Hate Ibiza
(1999)
9. The Times – Boys Brigade (1984)
10. Edward Ball – Never Live To
Love Again (1996)
11. ’O’ Level – We Love Malcolm (1978)
12. Teenage Filmstars –
Kaleidoscope (1992)
13. The Times – Picture Gallery (1982)
14. Ed Ball – She’s Just High Maintenance Baby (1995)
15. The Times – Opinionated Pop Svengali (1999)
16. The Times – Baisers Voles (1990)
17. The Times – Times TV (1986)
18. ‘O’Level – Leave Me (1978)
19. The Times – Boys About Town (1986)
20. Edward Ball – Controversial Girlfriend (1997)
21. The Times – Love And Truth (1990)
22. The Times – Kill The Playlist (1999)
23. Edward Ball – Song To The Lighthouse (2010, previously unreleased)
24. Teenage Filmstars – Physical Graffiti (1997)


DISC THREE
1. The Times – Manchester (Single version) (1990)
2. The Times – From Chelsea Green To Brighton Beach (1991)
3. The Times – A Girl Called Mersey (1991)
4. The Times – Lundi Bleu (Radio Edit) (1992)
5. The Times – London Fields (1989, released 2009)
6. Love Corporation – Palatial (Danny Rampling Remix) 7” edit (1990)
7. Love Corporation – Fleshtones (1989)
8. Love Corporation – Give Me Some Love (Weatherall Remix) (1991)
9. The Times – Confiance (1990)
10. Love Corporation – Translucence (1994)
11. Love Corporation – Cathedrals Of Glitter (Monkey Mafia Mix) (1996)
12. The Times – Aurore Boreale (1990)
13. The Times – Snow (1989)
14. The Times – French Film Bleurred (1989)
15. The Times – All I Want Is You To Care (1993)
16. The Times – Da Da Won’t Buy Me A Bauhaus (1990)
17. The Times – Extase (1990)

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