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Arab Strap

Arab Strap

Chemikal Underground Records



2CD

Released: 30th Sep 2016

£11.99


180g 2lp + download

Released: 30th Sep 2016

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Reflecting on a 20 year career that was as influential as it was controversial, this compilation highlights an extraordinary output that staunchly refused to conform to expectation.

in Aidan’s words: “We chose 20 songs - one for each year since we started - and decided to split them into two lots of 10. The first disc’s a kind of best-of, but we just stuck to the more electronic stuff for this - there’s so many different sounds going on in Arab Strap albums, so we wanted to make it a more coherent whole. “The second disc’s filled with rarities from EPs and b-sides and out-takes and stuff, so there’s some louder rock stuff on there. I think all of these songs could’ve been on the albums they were recorded for, but sometimes you’re trying to tell a story and they just don’t fit.”

Arab Strap

Tracklist

  1. The First Big Weekend
  2. Love Detective
  3. Cherubs
  4. (Afternoon) Soaps
  5. Here We Go
  6. Rocket, Take Your Turn
  7. The Clearing
  8. Don’t Ask Me To Dance
  9. The Shy Retirer
  10. Turbulence
  11. The New Saturday
  12. We Know Where You Live
  13. Where We’ve Left Our Love
  14. To All A Goodnight
  15. Dead Air
  16. Daughters Of Darkness
  17. I Still Miss You
  18. Toy Fights
  19. Blackness
  20. Mustard