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Marthology: The In And Outtakes

Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Pre-Release
Release Date:
05-11-2021
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Barcode:
803057062829
Packaging:
Digipak
Catalog Number:
POP2111
Marthology: The In And Outtakes
Marthology: The In And Outtakes

Description

Martha Johnson and Mark Gane, founding members of Martha and the Muffins, have gone into their extensive archives to select 12 rare singles, B-sides and unreleased tracks for 'Marthology: In And Outtakes'.

Described by UK critics as "one of the most innovative of their era" and that "even to this day they sound brave and fresh", Martha and the Muffins emerged from the early Toronto punk/new wave/art pop scene in 1977. 'Marthology: In And Outtakes' spans 35 years of recordings, including the 30th anniversary version of 'Echo Beach', previously limited releases of 'Summer Of Song', 'Big Day' and 'Do You Ever Wonder?' as well as never heard before songs and alternative versions of album cuts. For the band's global audience as well as the uninitiated, 'Marthology: In And Outtakes', offers a behind the scenes glimpse of the original and diverse avenues of Martha and Mark's songwriting which has defined Martha and the Muffins as a groundbreaking band since its formation.

The band was the first Canadian band to sign to a UK label and recorded their first album, Metro Music at The Manor Studio near Oxford, England. After "Echo Beach" became a top ten single around the world in 1980 and earned them a JUNO for Single of the Year, Martha and the Muffins toured extensively in Britain, Europe and North America. Since then, the band has released seven studio albums, three of which they co-produced with Daniel Lanois (U2/Peter Gabriel). The songs they worked on together included the groundbreaking singles "Women Around The World At Work", "Danseparc", "Black Stations White Stations", "Come Out And Dance" and "Cooling The Medium".

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. On A Silent Summer Evening (Echo Beach Version)
  3. Summer Of Song
  4. Do You Ever Wonder? (PopGuru Compilation Version)
  5. Act Like A Woman
  6. Don't Monkey With My Love
  7. Talking Through My Hat
  8. Big Day
  9. There Comes A Day
  10. Fighting The Monster (Alt Version)
  11. Resurrection
  12. Delicate
  13. Echo Beach (30th Anniversary Version)
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