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New Release – Orange Juice

The eagerly awaited Orange Juice boxset, ‘Coals To Newcastle’, is now available to pre-order from Domino Records. It is released on November 8th 2010.

The seven disc anthology of the Scottish band, led by Edwyn Collins, is made up of six CDs, containing their complete output including 16 previously unreleased tracks and 23 tracks previously unavailable digitally on earlier re-issues, and a DVD with videos for ‘Rip It Up’

 and ‘What Presence?!’ (the latter directed by Derek Jarman), though this version is one of the OGWT performances

their four performances on The Old Grey Whistle Test and the rare posthumous concert video ‘Dada With (The) Juice’.

For full details on the release click HERE

Original source :- www.clashmusic.com

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October 15, 2010 Posted by | New News, New Releases, Video | | Leave a comment

Cover Story – Dub Be Good To Me

Beats International was an electronic music band, formed in the late 1980s by Norman Cook (also known as Fatboy Slim), after his departure from The Housemartins.

A loose confederation of musicians, the line-up also included vocalists Lindy Layton, Lester Noel, rappers D.J. Baptiste (The crazy MC), MC Wildski and keyboardist Andy Boucher. Unusually, the band’s live line-up also incorporated a graffiti artist, who would paint designs on a backdrop while the musicians played.

Their first album, Let Them Eat Bingo spawned the UK number one single “Dub Be Good to Me”, a re-working of the S.O.S. Band’s hit “Just Be Good to Me”, based around a sample of the bassline from The Clash’s “Guns of Brixton” and featuring Layton on vocals.

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The latest release in the BBC Radio 2 Saturday Sessions CD’s features a back to basic cover version by The Ting Tings

“Dub Be Good To Me” – The Ting Tings

To buy the music of The Ting Tings click HERE

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