The Wedding Present 'Tommy' LP
The Wedding Present reveal that they will be releasing two new reissues - the band’s celebrated debut ‘George Best’ and the chronologically connected compilation ‘Tommy’ - both to be released through Play It Again Sam.
Stalwarts of the flourishing independent scene from the mid-Eighties onwards and continuing to impact to this day, the band were avidly championed by BBC Radio One’s John Peel and successive early evening DJs.
Precisely thirty-two years to the day that the influential debut album ‘George Best’ was released on their own Reception Records The Wedding Present unveil details of the new version, available as a special edition green vinyl LP comprising the original twelve tracks, whilst the CD includes a further eleven non- album tracks from the same era.
Meanwhile, ‘Tommy’, originally released in 1988 and documenting the band’s output from 1985-1987, is comprised of their first four classic singles, various B- sides and BBC session tracks and includes and a version Orange Juice’s ‘Felicity’. ‘Tommy’ is available on resplendent white vinyl and CD.
Catalogue number: PIASR456LP
Label: Play It Again Sam