‰ÛÏThis record is an undiscovered masterpiece, no one else has ever fused the Canterbury sound with electronica in such a warm and human way. Englishness at its most inventive.‰ -åÊGeoff Travis, Rough TradeåÊ
Rough Trade Records are excited to announce the reissue of Ultramarine‰۪s pioneering electronic album ‰Û÷Every Man And Woman Is A Star‰۪. Acclaimed and respected at the time of it‰۪s original release on Rough Trade in 1992, it now stands as a classic of it‰۪s genre, an electronica record made before the term was coined. This reissue includes additional John Peel Session tracks available for the first time and recorded in 1992, featuring the tracks; ‰Û÷Saratoga‰۪, ‰Û÷Nova Scotia‰۪, ‰Û÷Honey‰۪ and ‰Û÷Pansy‰۪.åÊ
Check out this specially commissioned video short by Craig McNeil, the soundtrack is comprised of audio from the album's recording remixed and rearranged to fit the film. Partly inspired by Samuel Beckett's "Waiting For Godot' the film has made it onto this year‰۪s Official Selection at theåÊAestheticaåÊShortåÊFilm FestivalåÊwhich runs 6 - 9 November in York:åÊ 'A dynamic player on the UK film festival circuit, ASFF: Aesthetica Short Film Festival is a celebration of independent filmmaking from across the world' - www.asff.co.uk
‰Û÷Every Man And Woman Is A Star‰۪ will be available on Vinyl Format with Additional 12‰ Bonus Vinyl and Digital Download. Ultramarine are: Paul Hammond and Ian Cooper.
Following a series of summer dates including Port Eliot Festival, further shows will be confirmed soon, meanwhile, Ultramarine perform a localåÊinstore atåÊSouth, in Southend on Saturday, November 15th.
FULL ALBUM TRACK LISTING:
1. DISCOVERYåÊ 2. WEIRD GEARåÊ 3. PANSYåÊ 4. HONEYåÊ 5. STELLAåÊ 6. BRITISH SUMMERTIMEåÊ 7. SARAGOTAåÊ 8. GEEZERåÊ 9. NOVA SCOTIAåÊ 10. PANTHERåÊ 11. LIGHTS IN MY BRAINåÊ 12. GRAVITYåÊ 13. CANOE TRIPåÊ 14. SKYCLAD
BONUS 12":åÊ A1 - SARAGOTA (PEEL SESSION)åÊ A2 - NOVA SCOTIA (PEEL SESSION)
B1 - HONEY (PEEL SESSION)åÊ B2 - PANSY (PEEL SESSION)