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Scared To Get Happy: A Story Of Indie-Pop '80-'89

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Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
5
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Available
Release Date:
20-08-2021
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Barcode:
5013929101005
Packaging:
Box Set
Catalog Number:
CRCDBOX10
Scared To Get Happy: A Story Of Indie-Pop '80-'89
Scared To Get Happy: A Story Of Indie-Pop '80-'89

Description

Inspired by the Nuggets compilations, the box set boasts 134 tracks spanning the 80's, drawn from all the key labels of the period Creation, Factory, Cherry Red, Rough Trade, Sarah, Subway Organisation, Zoo, Kitchenware, Pink, Chapter 22, In Tape, Medium Cool, Lazy, Dreamworld, 53rd & 3rd, Ron Johnson, el, Vindaloo, Red Rhino, Food, etc. Many of the bands later tasted mainstream success: Primal Scream, Aztec Camera, Stone Roses, Pulp, the Wonder Stuff, Lloyd Cole & The Commotions, the Inspiral Carpets, the Soup Dragons, the Wedding Present, James, the La s, del Amitri, the Primitives, the Jesus & Mary Chain, Prefab Sprout, the Shamen, Cud, the Bluebells, Black, the House Of Love, Strawberry Switchblade, Pop Will Eat Itself, the Darling Buds, Fuzzbox, That Petrol Emotion, the Railway Children, Jamie Wednesday (as Carter USM), the Milltown Brothers and the Boo Radleys. The box set boasts a stylish 54-page booklet with a lengthy sleeve-note detailing each track and illustrations of the records and bands involved. A few tracks (Strawberry Switchblade, Soup Dragons, Bluebells, Close Lobsters, etc.) have never officially been released before. Many others are extremely rare and make their debut on CD.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. REVOLUTIONARY SPIRIT The Wild Swans
  3. GETTING NOWHERE FAST Girls at Our Best!
  4. SHOWING OFF TO IMPRESS THE GIRLS Art Objects
  5. (THERES ALWAYS) SOMETHING ON MY MIND The Pale Fountains
  6. THE MISSIONARYJosef K
  7. THE JET SET JUNTA The Monochrome Set
  8. DUMB MAGICIAN Blue Orchids
  9. DONT COME BACK The Marine Girls
  10. CANDY SKIN Fire Engines
  11. AMBITION TV2
  12. EVERYTHING AND MORE Dolly Mixture
  13. PARAFFIN BRAIN The Nightingales
  14. ALL ABOUT YOU Scars
  15. ITS A FINE DAY - Jane
  16. I THINK I NEED HELP The Farmers Boys
  17. THINGS HAVE LEARNT TO WALK THAT OUGHT TO CRAWL The Room
  18. SUMMERDAYS - Weekend
  19. LIONS IN MY OWN GARDEN (EXIT SOMEONE) Prefab Sprout
  20. NERVE PYLON The Lines
  21. FEELING DIZZY Everything But The Girl
  22. THE LOST AND THE LONELY The Higsons
  23. HUMAN FEATURES Black
  24. ROLL ON SUMMERTIME The Daintees
  25. HAPPY BIRTHDAY The Bluebells
  26. NORMAN AND NARCISSUS Trixies Big Red Motorbike
  27. A PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (LIVE) TV Personalities
  28. THE SUN SHINES HERE Hurrah!
  29. IF SHE DOESNT SMILE (ITLL RAIN) Fantastic Something
  30. EVERYBODYS PROBLEM Pulp
  31. DARK 7 Strawberry Switchblade
  32. STOP THE RAIN The Suede Crocodiles
  33. I'M USED NOW Grab Grab The Haddock
  34. SENSE SICKNESS del Amitri
  35. HONEY AT THE CORE Friends Again
  36. OBLIVIOUSAztecCamera
  37. ARE YOU READY TO BE HEARTBROKEN (INDIEVERSION) - Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
  38. KARDOMAH CAFE? The Cherry Boys
  39. THIS BRILLIANT EVENING In Embrace
  40. DOLLY Microdisney
  41. PLENTY The Woodentops
  42. SOUTHERN MARK SMITH The Jazz Butcher
  43. WHERE THE TRAFFIC GOES The Jasmine Minks
  44. FOREVER The Hit Parade
  45. EVERY CONVERSATION The June Brides
  46. IN THE AFTERNOON The Revolving Paint Dream
  47. HYMN FROM A VILLAGE James
  48. JUST LIKE HONEY (DEMO OCT 84) The Jesus & Mary Chain
  49. THE CHOCOLATE ELEPHANT MAN Biff Bang Pow!
  50. TEMPLE OF CONVENIENCE Yeah Yeah Noh
  51. GOD BLESS The Bodines
  52. DEBRA bIG fLAME
  53. UP THE HILL AND DOWN THE SLOPE The Loft
  54. VELOCITY GIRL Primal Scream
  55. GO OUT AND GET EM, BOY! The Wedding Present
  56. THRU THE FLOWERS The Primitives
  57. SAD The BMX Bandits
  58. ALL DAY LONG The Shop Assistants
  59. SOMETHING HAPPENS The Mighty Lemon Drops
  60. XX SEX (DEMO) Weve Got A Fuzzbox And Were Gonna Use It
  61. IS THERE ANYONE OUT THERE? Mighty Mighty
  62. QUITE CONTENT The Soup Dragons
  63. RED SLEEPING BEAUTY McCarthy
  64. MOTORCITY Age Of Chance
  65. COMPLETELY AND UTTERLY The Chesterfields
  66. CUT THE CAKE The Wolfhounds
  67. LOGGERHEADS The Servants
  68. DONT WORRY (DEMO) The Close Lobsters
  69. SICK LITTLE GIRL Pop Will Eat Itself
  70. BIG PINK CAKE Razorcuts
  71. ITS A GOOD THING That Petrol Emotion
  72. ALMOST PRAYED The Weather Prophets
  73. VOTE FOR LOVE Jamie Wednesday
  74. BEATNIK BOY Talulah Gosh
  75. SHE DAZZLED ME WITH BASIL The Dentists
  76. A GENTLE SOUND The Railway Children
  77. BABY BLUE MARINE (ALTERNATIVE VERSION) The Groove Farm
  78. THE RAIN FELL DOWN Jesse Garon & The Desperadoes
  79. (WHATEVER HAPPENED TO) ALICE? Rosemarys Children
  80. BALLOON SONG 14 Iced Bears
  81. A WONDERFUL DAY The Wonder Stuff
  82. SHINE ON House Of Love
  83. SOMETHING ABOUT YOU The Shamen
  84. THE ALBUMS OF JACK The Bachelor Pad
  85. ALBERT PARKER Gol Gappas
  86. LOVE IS BLUE Hangmans Beautiful Daughters
  87. HEAVEN FORBID Whirl
  88. DELILAH SANDS The Brilliant Corners
  89. SHIMMER The Flatmates
  90. GRUESOME CASTLE TheWake
  91. ENGINE FAILURE This Poison!
  92. IF I SAID The Darling Buds
  93. TIDAL WAVE The Boy Hairdressers
  94. SHE LOOKS RIGHT THROUGH ME The Waltones
  95. ROOM IN YOUR HEART The Rosehips
  96. LOVE RESISTANCE Apple Boutique
  97. TAKE YOUR TIME YEAH! Laugh
  98. SHES A NURSE BUT SHE'S ALRIGHT The Raw Herbs
  99. TOY The Heart Throbs
  100. TRANQUIL The Clouds
  101. YOU MAKE MY HEAD EXPLODE The Groovy Little Numbers
  102. MY FAVOURITE WET WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON The Siddeleys
  103. TUG-BOAT LINE Rumblefish
  104. THE WORLD IS - The Hepburns
  105. ONE OF THOSE THINGS Bubblegum Splash
  106. BE SMALL AGAIN The Corn Dollies
  107. LEE REMICK The King Of Luxembourg
  108. SON OF A GUN (DEMO) The LAs
  109. THE HARDEST THING IN THE WORLD The Stone Roses
  110. KEEP THE CIRCLE AROUND Inspiral Carpets
  111. INDIEPOP AINT NOISE POLLUTIONThe Pooh Sticks
  112. SOLACE The Sea Urchins
  113. ONLY (A PRAWN IN WHITBY) Cud
  114. LANDSLIDE The Popguns
  115. ALL ABOARD THE LOVE-MOBILE One Thousand Violins
  116. IM IN LOVE WITH A GIRL WHO DOESNT KNOW I EXIST Another Sunny Day
  117. STRAWBERRY WINDOW East Village
  118. CHOIRBOYS GAS (HACK THE CASSOCK) Bad Dream Fancy Dress
  119. CIRCLE LINE Rodney Allen
  120. IVE GOT A HABIT The Orchids
  121. SKIN STORM Bradford
  122. ARE YOU HAPPY NOW? The Charlottes
  123. PICKING UP THE BITTER LITTLE PIECES The Claim
  124. DREAM ABOUT The Poppyheads
  125. ADAMS SONG (POUR FENELLA) The Sun And The Moon
  126. JESSE MAN RAE The McTells
  127. CECIL BEATONS SCRAPBOOK The Would-Be-Goods
  128. SPEAK TO ME ROCHELLE The Desert Wolves
  129. DRY THE RAIN The Rain
  130. FOREVER HOLIDAY Blow Up
  131. SUBURBAN LOVE SONGS The Fanatics
  132. ROSES The Milltown Brothers
  133. SUN IS IN THE SKY The Seers
  134. PERFECT NEEDLE The Telescopes
  135. CATWEAZLE The Boo Radleys
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