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The Bluetones

Expecting To Fly - 25th Anniversary Edition (deluxe edition)

demon



limited 180g blue 3lp boxset

Released: 6th Aug 2021

£61.99


Hailing from Heston in West London, The Bluetones (Scott Morriss bass, Eds Chesters drums, Adam Devlin guitars, and Mark Morriss vocals) arrived on the scene in 1995 with their debut single “Are You Blue Or Are You Blind?”.

They followed this up with “Bluetonic” and then “Slight Return”, which reached # 2 on the UK singles chart. The debut album “Expecting To Fly” was released in February 1996 , and went straight to # 1. This 3 LP box set contains the original 1996 album, a 12 track LP of non album A and B sides, as well as the collection of pre fame demos “The Early Garage Years”. The box also contains the 12 x 12 booklet from the original limited edition sleeve , as well as a note by 6Music DJ Steve Lamacq.

Expecting To Fly - 25th Anniversary Edition (deluxe edition)

LP 1
EXPECTING TO FLY
Side 1
1. Talking To Clarry
2. Bluetonic
3. Cut Some Rug
4. Things Change
5. The Fountainhead
Side 2
1.
Carnt Be Trusted
2. Slight Return
3. Putting Out Fires
4. Vampire
5. A Parting Gesture
6. Time & Again
LP 2
EXPECTING TO FLY: A
and B SIDES
Side 1
1. Are You Blue Or Are You Blind?
2. String Along
3. Driftwood
4. Colorado Beetle
5. Glad To See
Y’Back Again
6. Don’t Stand Me Down
Side 2
1. Nae Hair
On’t
2. Castle Rock
3. The Devil Behind My Smile
4. Marblehead Johnson
5. The Simple Things
6.
Nifkin’s Bridge
LP 3
THE EARLY GARAGE YEARS
Side 1
1. Are You Blue Or Are You Blind? [
demo]
2. Talking To Clarry [
demo]
3.
Carnt Be Trusted [ demo]
4. Slight Return
[limited edition UK/Japan 7" single]
5. No. 11 (Bluetonic)
[from the Fierce Panda "Return To Splendour" EP]
Side 2
1. The Fountainhead [
demo]
2. Time & Again [
demo]
3. Cut Some Rug [
homemade 4 track recording]
4. Talking To Clarry
homemade 8 track recording]
5. Are You Blue Or Are You Blind?
homemade 8 track recording]