Echo & The Bunnymen will release a limited edition
single for Cooking Vinyl on August 20th.
Taken from their most recent LP, 'Flowers' he
full CD tracklistingcan be found below, but included
on the new release is a brand new version of 'Make Me
Shine' b/w a version of 'Ticket To Ride' and an acoustic
version of 'Nothing Last Forever'. The single is limited
to 4000 (catalogue number FRYCD 112). The recent 'Flowers'
release has garnered some of the best reviews of the cult Liverpool band's career,
The Times suggesting it was their best LP since the
'Comeback' in 1997 and The Independent considering it
was their best lp to date.
Echo & The Bunnymen also release a four CD retrospective
box set for Rhino/WSM on July 23rd.
Over four cds the Box Set entitled' Crystal Days -
1979 - 1999' features the rare, the unreleased, the
lost and the live over 72 tracks, starting from the
original version of 'Monkeys' through to selections
from 1999's What AreYou Going To Do With Your Life'.
Complete with original artwork from Brian Griffin from
the 'Ocean Rain' era, it is a comprehensive aural documentary
of the Bunnymen's career to date with 17 previously
unreleased tracks with a further 21 never before available
Echo & The Bunnymen are currently on tour in America
and then play a selection of dates including the Fuji
festival in Japan and dates in Australia before returning
to these shores.
Rising Los Angeleno four-piece SPINESHANK are to play
their first UK shows in over two years. A single, 'New
Disease' will be released on 27th August to coincide.
The LIverpool band, who have shifted more than 26,000 copies in
the UK of their current album, 'The Height Of Callousness,'
will be playing the following shows.
Sept 2nd - Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms (02392-863911)
Sept 3rd - Bristol, Fleece & Firkin (0117-945-0996)
Sept 4th - Glasgow, King Tut's (0141-221-5279)
Sept 5th - Manchester, Hop & Grape (0161-832-1111)
Sept 6th - Northampton, Roadmenders (01604-604603)
Sept 7th - London, Mean Fiddler (LA2) (0207-434-0403)
Tix are £7, except London, £8.50.
Track Listing: Flower:
1. King Of Kings
2. Supermellow Man
3. Hide & Seek
4. Make Me Shine
5. It's Alright
6. Buried Alive
8. Everybody Knows
9. Life Goes On
10. An Eternity Turns
11. Burn For Me