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EXITS, THE - THE LEGENDARY LOST ALBUM LP

EXITS, THE - THE LEGENDARY LOST ALBUM LP

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THE EXITS

LEGENDARY LOST ALBUM LP

Remastered and pressed on Gold Vinyl. Includes printed inner sleeve

OFFICIAL RELEASE DATE IS 20 JANUARY 2023

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In these songs you’ll find the DNA of The Direct Hits. Although very Elvis Costello like in both style and vocal delivery, these early recordings, dating from 1979 show a remarkable  pop sensibility that had come on leaps and bounds since the release of the band’s first single, the now highly sought after ‘Fashion Plague’ b/w ‘Cheam’ released a year prior to these being recorded. Songs like ‘We broke up today’ have all the hallmarks of classic merseybeat, while out and out power pop like ‘Holiday Shots’ and ‘Fool to fall in love’ encapsulate perfectly the sheer exuberance of the genre.

More than a few steps ahead of several of their contemporaries, the band’s built in tunesmiths Buckmaster and Swan were writing catchy songs that carried a powerful punch performed with the energy and excitement  of the period. The Exits left behind a wonderful set of recordings  that are worthy  of  a comprehensive  vinyl  retrospective release, 

These recordings first saw the light of day on a CD only release back in 2007 when Cherry Red released the CD  ‘The Legendary Lost Exits album’  through it’s Rev-Ola offshoot. Reportedly the band members were disappointed with the overall mix on the finished release for being a little Lo-Fi . There are no such issues with this specially remastered version for vinyl. The tracks sound fresh,  punchy and full of annoyingly great hooks!  We are delighted to bring you yet another great addition to our catalogue of long since undisturbed sleeping giants, the Exits, and their Legendary Lost album!

 Tracklist

 

SIDE ONE:

  1. THE FASHION PLAGUE
  2. CHEAM
  3. THIS TOY TOWN WORLD (KEEP ON TRYIN’)
  4. FOOL TO FALL IN LOVE
  5. MOOD WALK
  6. HOLIDAY SHOTS
  7. THE RADIO

 

SIDE TWO:

 

  1. INDEX LINKED
  2. SCHOOL OF INTRIGUE
  3. REVOLT INTO STYLE
  4. WE BROKE UP TODAY
  5. LOVERS TALK
  6. CHANTELLE
  7. FASHION PAGE

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