Dragnet (Black & White Splatter Vinyl) (LP+7")

The Fall

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May 24, 2019

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The Fall's second studio album, reissued as a 3CD clamshell box-set (Also available as a limited splatter vinyl LP with 7" single replica of their 'Rowche Rumble' single). .Founded by its only constant member, Mark E. Smith, The Fall formed in Manchester in 1976 and were one of the most prominent post-punk groups in the world. Musically, there may have been several stylistic changes over the years, but it was often characterised by an abrasive guitar-driven sound and frequent use of repetition, always underpinned by Smith's distinctive vocals and often cryptic lyrics.

"They are always different; they are always the same..." - John Peel

"Dragnet" is the second studio album - released 26th October 1979 - these editions celebrate the fortieth anniversary of this seminal album. .Originally released through record label Step-Forward, it predicated 2 major factors in the group's career - high productivity and high group turnover. The album has historically garnered excellent reviews, including 4/5 in MOJO, 8.7/10 on Pitchfork and 4/5 in Q Magazine.

Featuring the one and only Mark E. Smith alongside Steve Hanley (bass), Marc Riley (guitar), Craig Scanlon (guitar), Mike Leigh (drums), Kay Carroll (backing vocals) and Yvonne Pawlett (keyboards).

This is the second release in Cherry Red's new series of deluxe Fall reissues: "Fall Sound Archive". The 3CD version comes housed in a clamshell boxset. Alongside the full album are several b-sides and alternative takes plus live shows from Retford in 1979 and Los Angeles in 1979. The boxset also features a booklet of new sleeve notes by Daryl Easlea and has been remastered by long-term Fall engineer Andy Pearce.

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Key Value
Catalogue number BRED744
Barcode 5013929174412
Number of items 2
Packaging type Slip Sleeve
Imported No
Weight 370g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 310mm x 5mm x 310mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Muzorewi's Daughter -
2. Flat Of Angles -
3. Choc-Stock -
4. Spectre Vs. Rector -
5. Put Away -
6. Your Heart Out -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. In My Area -