Fifteen years after their beginnings, Scottish post-punk outfit Mogwai reissue their second LP Come On Die Young via Chemikal Underground. Originally released in 1999, Come On Die Young set the benchmark for Mogwai’s later output and is revered for its poignant offerings of sullen, restrained instrumentals that lend themselves to a meditative mood. The group’s interesting use of samples encourages a deeper sense of listening, for instance the interestingly titled ‘Punk Rock’ with Iggy Pop’s television interview and the background American sports on ‘Helps Both Ways’ adding to the isolated atmosphere. To top it off, Chemikal Underground does the landmark release it’s justice with a deluxe vinyl reissue package containing a double LP of demos, unreleased takes and rarities.
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- Four 180g LPs
- Featuring the original double LP
- Plus two LPs of bonus material
- Plus a download code for all audio.
- Two Chem19 demos are exclusive to the box set: ‘Christmas Steps’ and ‘7-25’.
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- 1 Punk rock: 2:08 Mogwai Buy
- 2 Cody 6:33 Mogwai Buy
- 3 Helps Both Ways 4:53 Mogwai Buy
- 4 Year 2000 Non-Compliant Cardia 3:25 Mogwai Buy
- 5 Kappa 4:52 Mogwai Buy
- 6 Waltz for Aidan 3:44 Mogwai Buy
- 7 May Nothing But Happiness Come Through Your Door 8:29 Mogwai Buy
- 8 Oh! How The Dogs Stack Up 2:03 Mogwai Buy
- 9 Ex-cowboy 9:09 Mogwai Buy
- 10 Chocky 9:23 Mogwai Buy
- 11 Christmas Steps 10:39 Mogwai Buy
- 12 Punk rock/Puff daddy/Antichrist 2:14 Mogwai Buy