The Pale Fountains - Something On My Mind-LP-South

The Pale Fountains - Something On My Mind

£19.99

*Les Disques du Cr̩puscule presents an anthology of classic early recordings by The Pale Fountains, the pioneering indiepop band from Liverpool whose first single appeared on the label in 1982.

*Something On My Mind combines a 12 track vinyl album with a bonus 19 track live CD. Side one of the album features six studio tracks, including all tracks from the maxi single released by Cr̩puscule/Operation Twilight in June 1982, as well as unreleased second single Longshot For Your Love plus two songs recorded for the Cr̩puscule compilation albums Ghosts of Christmas Past and Moving Soundtracks.

*Side two features 6 live tracks recorded in October 1982 on the celebrated Cr̩puscule package tour Move Back-Bite Harder, which saw the Paleys matched with Antena, 23 Skidoo, Cabaret Voltaire and Tuxedomoon. The bonus live CD packaged with the album includes complete performances by Pale Fountains from Brussels (5 October) and Leuven (6 October).

*At the end of 1982 the group signed to Virgin and went on to release the acclaimed albums Pacific Street and From Across the Kitchen Table. Praised as ‰ÛÏour greatest songwriter by NME, Michael Head went on to form Shack in 1987 with brother John, while percussionist Nathan McGough moved into management. Trumpet player Andy Diagram also played in Diagram Brothers, Dislocation Dance and James. Sadly bassist Chris Biffa McCaffrey passed away in 1989; a donation from the proceeds of sale of this album will be made to The Brain Tumour Charity in his memory. www.thebraintumourcharity.org

TWI 119 cover art by Benǫt Hennebert. Liner notes by Paleys historian Geoff King.