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RE-PRESS: CD ORIGINALLY RELEASED IN 2013
Back in the mid-80s, The Primitives combined the fuzz guitars of The Jesus & Mary Chain with the pop sensibilities of Blondie and a nod to cult heroes The Velvet Underground. They swiftly rose from being a popular Indie guitar outfit to charting worldwide with ‘Crash’, kickstarting a craze in bands fronted by blonde female singers (Transvision Vamp, The Darling Buds et al).
“Lovely” was The Primitives’ debut album. Issued in April 1988 on the back of the success of ‘Crash’, it peaked at No. 6 in the UK, staying on the charts for ten weeks.
This keenly awaited re-press was originally for the album’s 25th anniversary and this 2CD set boasts most of the band’s B-sides and other rare tracks from the same year, as well as including those hit singles in full: Crash (February 1988) No. 5 Out Of Reach (April 1988) No. 25 Way Behind Me (September 1988) No. 36
Compiled with the help of guitarist PJ Court, this 2-CD compilation boasts re-mastered music as well as a splendid, annotated booklet boasting rare photos and personal memories from the band.
3. CARRY ME HOME
5. THRU THE FLOWERS
6. DREAMWALK BABY
7. I’LL STICK WITH YOU
8. NOTHING LEFT
9. STOP KILLING ME
10. OUT OF REACH
11. OCEAN BLUE
12. RUN BABY RUN
13. DON’T WANT ANYTHING TO CHANGE
14. BUZZ BUZZ BUZZ
1. WAY BEHIND ME
2. ALL THE WAY DOWN
3. CRASH (AGAIN AND AGAIN)
4. I’LL STICK WITH YOU (SINGLE VERSION)
5. THINGS GET IN YOUR WAY
6. OUT OF REACH (SINGLE VERSION)
7. WAY BEHIND ME (ACOUSTIC VERSION)
8. ALL THE WAY DOWN (BEAT VERSION)
9. CRASH (1985 DEMO)
10. DREAMWALK BABY (LIVE)
11. REALLY STUPID (LIVE)
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