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• Marc Almond’s tenth studio album, originally released in March 1999.

• Re-configured as a 49 track expanded edition.

• “An evocative Jacques Brel meets John Barry landscape, with a midnight blue melancholy”. NME

• The Irish music magazine ‘Hot Press’ noted Open All Night’s “lush decadence and dissolution”.

• Featuring a collaboration with Siouxsie Sioux on the track ‘Threat Of Love’ and Kelli Ali on the glacially ethereal ‘Almost Diamonds’. Ali was the lead singer of British trip-hop band Sneaker Pimps.

• Includes a remix of ‘My Love’ by Dave Ball, Marc Almond’s erstwhile partner in celebrated synth-pop duo Soft Cell.

This new deluxe expanded edition is a comprehensive celebration of this singularly moody and magnificent Marc Almond album, the first big solo album released without any major label involvement. To quote Keith Phipps of AV Club, Marc effortlessly establishes himself herein as, “a smoky chanteuse of the synth age” offering “a private world of romantic martyrhood set to electronic beats”.

The curation of this expanded edition offers a multi-faceted insight into this unique album through the inclusion of alternative, demo and live versions of both album tracks and other contemporaneous songs. The three discs combined offer over three and a half hours of music. Disc One features the original album with three remixes, one of each of the singles released from it. Disc Two majors on bonus period studio recordings and demos. Disc Three offers live versions of many of the album tracks as well as the three dance remixes of the album’s debut single ‘Black Kiss’. The discs come with a 28-page colour lyrics booklet insert with photographs.

Track Listing:

DISC ONE
THE ORIGINAL ALBUM & SINGLE REMIXES
1 NIGHT AND DARK
2 BEDROOM SHINE
3 TRAGEDY (TAKE A LOOK & SEE)
4 BLACK KISS
5 ALMOST DIAMONDS
6 SCARLET BEDROOM
7 MY LOVE
8 WRAP MY HEART IN VELVET
9 OPEN ALL NIGHT
10 THREAT OF LOVE*
11 WHEN BAD PEOPLE KISS
12 SLEEPWALKER
13 MIDNIGHT SOUL
14 MY LOVE (DAVE BALL REMIX)
15 THREAT OF LOVE (MARC ALMOND & NEAL X REMIX)*
16 BLACK KISS (HARD VOCAL MIX)

DISC TWO
BONUS TRACKS & DEMOS 1 BEAUTIFUL LIGHT OF MADNESS (ALTERNATE VERSION)
2 BEAUTIFUL LOSERS
3 LONELY GO-GO DANCER
4 ONE BIG SOUL
5 RHYTHM & BLUES
6 MY PORNO STAR
7 SATAN’S CHILD
8 SEQUINS AND STARS
9 ONE NIGHT OF SIN
10 TALE OF A TART (HELL)
11 SCARLET BEDROOM (FULL VERSION DEMO)
12 HALF WORLD (DEMO VERSION)
13 HEART IN VELVET (DEMO VERSION)
14 SLEEPWALKER (DEMO VERSION)
15 TRAGEDY (DEMO VERSION)
16 ALMOST DIAMONDS (EARLY DEMO)
17 WHEN BAD PEOPLE KISS (EARLY VERSION)
18 LONELY GO-GO DANCER (EARLY VERSION)

DISC THREE
LIVE VERSIONS AND ‘BLACK KISS’ REMIXES
1 BLACK KISS (LIVE – ALMEIDA THEATRE, 1999)
2 THREAT OF LOVE (LIVE, 1999)*
3 MIDNIGHT SOUL (LIVE – WILTON’S MUSIC HALL, 2008)
4 WHEN BAD PEOPLE KISS (LIVE – ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
5 ONE BIG SOUL (LIVE – LOKERSE FESTIVAL, 2000)
6 MY LOVE (LIVE – LOKERSE FESTIVAL, 2000)
7 OPEN ALL NIGHT (LIVE – LOKERSE FESTIVAL, 2000)
8 BLACK KISS (LIVE – LOKERSE FESTIVAL, 2000)
9 LONELY GO-GO DANCER (LIVE – ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
10 SATAN’S CHILD (LIVE – ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
11 ONE NIGHT OF SIN (DRESS REHEARSAL – ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
12 OPEN ALL NIGHT (DRESS REHEARSAL – ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
13 BLACK KISS (TALL PAUL MIX)
14 BLACK KISS (BABY DOC MIX)
15 BLACK KISS (DJ FACE TELEPHONE MIX)

* FEATURING SIOUXSIE SIOUX

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DISC ONE
THE ORIGINAL ALBUM & SINGLE REMIXES
1 NIGHT AND DARK
2 BEDROOM SHINE
3 TRAGEDY (TAKE A LOOK & SEE)
4 BLACK KISS
5 ALMOST DIAMONDS
6 SCARLET BEDROOM
7 MY LOVE
8 WRAP MY HEART IN VELVET
9 OPEN ALL NIGHT
10 THREAT OF LOVE*
11 WHEN BAD PEOPLE KISS
12 SLEEPWALKER
13 MIDNIGHT SOUL
14 MY LOVE (DAVE BALL REMIX)
15 THREAT OF LOVE (MARC ALMOND & NEAL X REMIX)*
16 BLACK KISS (HARD VOCAL MIX)

DISC TWO
BONUS TRACKS & DEMOS 1 BEAUTIFUL LIGHT OF MADNESS (ALTERNATE VERSION)
2 BEAUTIFUL LOSERS
3 LONELY GO-GO DANCER
4 ONE BIG SOUL
5 RHYTHM & BLUES
6 MY PORNO STAR
7 SATAN’S CHILD
8 SEQUINS AND STARS
9 ONE NIGHT OF SIN
10 TALE OF A TART (HELL)
11 SCARLET BEDROOM (FULL VERSION DEMO)
12 HALF WORLD (DEMO VERSION)
13 HEART IN VELVET (DEMO VERSION)
14 SLEEPWALKER (DEMO VERSION)
15 TRAGEDY (DEMO VERSION)
16 ALMOST DIAMONDS (EARLY DEMO)
17 WHEN BAD PEOPLE KISS (EARLY VERSION)
18 LONELY GO-GO DANCER (EARLY VERSION)

DISC THREE
LIVE VERSIONS AND ‘BLACK KISS’ REMIXES
1 BLACK KISS (LIVE - ALMEIDA THEATRE, 1999)
2 THREAT OF LOVE (LIVE, 1999)*
3 MIDNIGHT SOUL (LIVE - WILTON’S MUSIC HALL, 2008)
4 WHEN BAD PEOPLE KISS (LIVE - ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
5 ONE BIG SOUL (LIVE - LOKERSE FESTIVAL, 2000)
6 MY LOVE (LIVE - LOKERSE FESTIVAL, 2000)
7 OPEN ALL NIGHT (LIVE - LOKERSE FESTIVAL, 2000)
8 BLACK KISS (LIVE - LOKERSE FESTIVAL, 2000)
9 LONELY GO-GO DANCER (LIVE - ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
10 SATAN’S CHILD (LIVE - ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
11 ONE NIGHT OF SIN (DRESS REHEARSAL - ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
12 OPEN ALL NIGHT (DRESS REHEARSAL - ALMEIDA THEATRE, 2004)
13 BLACK KISS (TALL PAUL MIX)
14 BLACK KISS (BABY DOC MIX)
15 BLACK KISS (DJ FACE TELEPHONE MIX)

* FEATURING SIOUXSIE SIOUX