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Artist
British Sea Power
ReleaseProduct
Open Season (15th Anniversary Edition)
Label
Rough Trade
Catalogue Number
RT0181
Release Date
November 6, 2020

Press Release

On the 15th Anniversary of its original release, Rough Trade Records are excited to announce a reissue of British Sea Power’s majestic second album, ‘Open Season’, will be released on 6th November, 2020. The expanded reissue will include additional live sessions, B-sides and rarities from the period and extensive new sleeve notes. The double LP format is a one-off pressing, housed in a gatefold sleeve, the first disc on blue vinyl, with the second being a zoetrope picture disc. The majority of the original album was recorded by Mads Bjerke (Spiritualized, Primal Scream, Girls Aloud) and mixed by Bill Price (Sex Pistols, The Clash, Sparks). Two tracks were recorded and mixed by Graham Sutton (The Delays, Bark Psychosis) and Phill Brown (Sly Stone, Led Zeppelin, Talk Talk).

Pre-order Information

We endeavour to ensure pre-orders reach you on the official release date. The date indicated above is the nearest possible delivery date according to the distributor, and is therefore liable to change at any time in accordance with changes made by the distributor.

Track List

LP1/CD1

It Ended on an Oily Stage
Be Gone
How Will I Ever Find My Way Home?
Like a Honeycomb
Please Stand Up
North Hanging Rock
To Get to Sleep
Victorian Ice
Oh Larsen B
The Land Beyond
True Adventures

LP2/CD2

It Ended on an Oily Stage (recorded for the Mark Radcliffe Show on BBC Radio 2 – First broadcast on 31st March 2005)
How Will I Ever Find My Way Home? (recorded for the Mark Radcliffe Show on BBC Radio 2 – First broadcast on 31st March 2005)
Don’t You Want to Be a Bird? (recorded for the Gideon Coe on BBC Radio 6 – First broadcast on 28th March 2005)
When I Go Out (recorded for the Gideon Coe on BBC Radio 6 – First broadcast on 28th March 2005)
Crystal Horse (originally appeared on ‘It Ended On An Oily Stage’ CD Single 2)
Over in the Corner (originally appeared on ‘Please Stand Up’ CD Single 1)
How Will I Find My Way Home? (Organ Version) (originally appeared as a hidden track on Open Season CD)
How Animals Work (Mike Hedges Version – previously unreleased)
Runaway (originally appeared as ‘Gale Warnings in Viking North’ on ‘Please Stand Up’ 7”)
Green Grass of Tunnel (originally appeared on ‘It Ended On An Oily Stage’ CD Single 1)
Grey Goose (originally appeared on ‘Please Stand Up’ CD Single 2)
Chicken Pig (True Adventures Instrumental Demo) (originally appeared on ‘Please Stand Up’ CD Single 2)
I Am a Cider Drinker (originally appeared on the split 7” single by British Sea Power and The Wurzels)

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