George Best [National Album Day 2019]
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A reissue of a classic record from The Wedding Present to celebrate National Album Day 2019.
Reflecting on the impact of their debut album frontman David Gedge explains; “George Best will obviously always hold a special place in my heart because it’s the first album I recorded. All those years of playing my parents’ LPs and then creating my own record collection - all the time dreaming about being in a band myself - were essentially building to the moment when George Best was released. And, although I think The Wedding Present have made better albums since, there’s no denying that there’s spirit and passion and ambition running through these tracks. It wasn’t particularly planned, but I think the efforts of the four people in the group combined to create a unique and original sound. And it was always going to be a ‘Peel’ album because we were such passionate followers of that programme... even though the ardent Liverpool F.C. supporter could hardly bring himself to announce the title on his show - If you’re going to name your record after old footballers, why not Steve Heighway?” he complained.
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- 8.Something And Nothing
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- 10.Give My Love To Kevin
- 11.Anyone Can Make A Mistake
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- 13.All About Eve
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- 15.Nobody's Twisting Your Arm
- 16.Nothing Comes Easy
- 17.Don't Laugh
- 18.I'm Not Always So Stupid
- 19.Why Are You Being So Reasonable Now?
- 20.Not From Where I'm Standing
- 21.Give My Love To Kevin (Acoustic Version)
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Item code: PIASR455LP
Label: Play It Again Sam
Info correct on: 12/9/2019