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The Bluetones – Expecting To Fly (25th Anniversary)

Release date: 06/08/2021
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The Bluetones

Expecting To Fly (25th Anniversary)

Hailing from Heston in West London, The Bluetones (Scott Morriss – bass, Eds Chesters – drums, Adam Devlin – guitars, and Mark Morriss – vocals) arrived on the scene in 1995 with their debut single “Are You Blue Or Are You Blind?”. They followed this up with “Bluetonic” and then “Slight Return”, which reached# 2 on the UK singles chart. The debut album “Expecting To Fly” was released in February 1996, and went straight to # 1.

FORMATS

3LP Box Set (Limited Edition Blue Vinyl), LP, LP (Limited Edition Clear Vinyl)

GENRE

Rock
Release date: 06/08/2021
SKU: DEMREC853 Category: Tag:

Hailing from Heston in West London, The Bluetones (Scott Morriss – bass, Eds Chesters – drums, Adam Devlin – guitars, and Mark Morriss – vocals) arrived on the scene in 1995 with their debut single “Are You Blue Or Are You Blind?”. They followed this up with “Bluetonic” and then “Slight Return”, which reached# 2 on the UK singles chart. The debut album “Expecting To Fly” was released in February 1996, and went straight to # 1.

The 3LP box set containsthe original 1996 album, a 12 track LP of non-album A-and B-sides, as well as the collection of pre-fame demos “The Early Garage Years”. The box also contains the 12 x 12 booklet from the original limited edition sleeve, as well as a note by 6Music DJ Steve Lamacq.

Format – LP, Limited Edition Clear Vinyl LP & Limited Edition Blue Coloured Vinyl 3LP Box Set

TRACKLISTING (IF AVAILABLE)

LP
SIDE A
1. Talking To Clarry
2. Bluetonic
3. Cut Some Rug
4. Things Change
5. The Fountainhead

SIDE B
1. CarntBe Trusted
2. Slight Return
3. Putting Out Fires
4. Vampire
5. A Parting Gesture
6. Time & Again

3LP
LP1 – EXPECTING TO FLY
SIDE A
1. Talking To Clarry
2. Bluetonic
3. Cut Some Rug
4. Things Change
5. The Fountainhead

SIDE B
1. Carnt Be Trusted
2. Slight Return
3. Putting Out Fires
4. Vampire
5. A Parting Gesture
6. Time & Again

LP2 – EXPECTING TO FLY: A-and B-SIDES
SIDE A
1. Are You Blue Or Are You Blind?
2. String Along
3. Driftwood
4. Colorado Beetle
5. Glad To See Y’Back Again
6. Don’t Stand Me Down

SIDE B
1. Nae Hair On’t
2. Castle Rock
3. The Devil Behind My Smile
4. Marblehead Johnson
5. The Simple Things
6. Nifkin’s Bridge

LP3 – THE EARLY GARAGE YEARS
SIDE A
1. Are You Blue Or Are You Blind? [demo]
2. Talking To Clarry [demo]
3. CarntBe Trusted [demo]
4. Slight Return [limited edition UK/Japan 7″ single]
5. No. 11 (Bluetonic) [from the Fierce Panda “Return To Splendour” EP]

SIDE B
1. The Fountainhead [demo]
2. Time & Again [demo]
3. Cut Some Rug [homemade 4-track recording]
4. Talking To Clarry [homemade 8-track recording]
5. Are You Blue Or Are You Blind? [homemade 8-track recording]

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