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M24J (Anthology)
Artist
The Durutti Column
ReleaseProduct
M24J (Anthology)
Label
Factory Benelux
Catalogue Number
FBN164
Release Date
September 2018
  • Vinyl, 2×LP + 7”

    Out of stock
    • Bonus 7” features two previously unreleased live recordings (A cover of Albatross by Peter Green and the other of Spooky Tune recorded at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester)
    • Housed a double gatefold sleeve printed on white matt board
    • Includes a digital download

M24J (Anthology) is a collection of valuable passages recorded by The Durutti Column between 1979 and 2011 for various iterations of Factory Records, including poignant tributes to manager/mentor Anthony H. Wilson.

Available as a double CD set (and also a double vinyl), M24J (Anthology) includes selections from The Return of the Durutti Column, LC, Another Setting, Short Stories for Pauline, Without Mercy, Circuses and Bread, The Guitar and Other Machines, Vini Reilly, Obey the Time, Treatise on the Steppenwolf and A Paean to Wilson.

“The Durutti Column was Tony’s baby,” says Durutti mainman Vini Reilly. “We were the first act signed up to his Factory club night, and the first band signed to Factory Records. Tony became my mentor, somebody to look up to. He was a very tough character, yet he was very gentle. He had many sides. The biggest arguments with Tony were that he wanted to stop me singing with my schoolboy lyrics and my dreadful voice.”

Reilly’s music remains resolutely unclassifiable, and sounds better and better with each passing year. “Don’t listen to the form,” he insists, “listen to the content. Don't listen to the style, the tradition, the technique, just the content of the music. Then judge. People say The Durutti Column is this or that. I don’t care so long as we make good music. There's so much good music around. Don't bother with form. Just enjoy.”

  1. 1 Sketch For Summer The Durutti Column 0:30
  2. 2 Lips That Would Kiss The Durutti Column 0:30
  3. 3 For Belgian Friends The Durutti Column 0:30
  4. 4 Danny The Durutti Column 0:30
  5. 5 Messidor The Durutti Column 0:30
  6. 6 Mercy Theme (duet) The Durutti Column 0:30
  7. 7 Estoril A Noite The Durutti Column 0:30
  8. 8 All That Love & Maths Can Do The Durutti Column 0:30
  9. 9 Catos Con Guantes The Durutti Column 0:30
  10. 10 Prayer The Durutti Column 0:30
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The Durutti Column

Factory Benelux

1970s

Vinyl Reissue

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