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GEORGE BEST DOCUMENTARY TO BE MADE

The Wedding Present : SOMETHING LEFT BEHIND A new feature documentary from KneejerkFilm, “Something Left Behind”, will tell the story of The Wedding Present’s much-heralded 1987 debut album, George Best. Directed by Andrew Jezard, this documentary will explore the 30 year lifespan of a record that has come to define youth in the minds of […]

BBC SESSIONS COMPILATIONS RELEASED

On Friday 6 October 2017, Hatch Records released the second in their series of compilations of BBC radio sessions by The Wedding Present. ‘Marc Riley Sessions : Volume 2’ consists of three studio sessions from 2012, 2013 & 2014 and follows, rather unsurprisingly, ‘Marc Riley Sessions : Volume 1’ which consisted of three sessions from […]

WEDDING PRESENT BOOK PUBLISHED

THE WEDDING PRESENT : SOMETIMES THESE WORDS JUST DON’T HAVE TO BE SAID ‘Sometimes These Words Just Don’t Have To Be Said’ – a Wedding Present ‘fanthology’ – was published by Red Planet on 15 September 2017. With an introduction and commentary from David Gedge, ‘Sometimes These Words Just Don’t Have To Be Said’ is […]

THE WEDDING PRESENT RE-RECORD ‘GEORGE BEST’ WITH STEVE ALBINI

On 22 September 2017, Scopitones released George Best 30, a re-recorded version of The Wedding Present’s debut album, on LP and CD. It was early 2008 and The Wedding Present were in Chicago, recording their seventh album, El Rey. But they had also recently completed a successful ‘twentieth anniversary’ concert tour for their debut LP […]

INSTRUMENTAL E.P. RELEASED

The Wedding Present have released a four track instrumental EP called Home Internationals on the El Segell Del Primavera record label. The EP was released on vinyl on Record Store Day 2017 [22 April 2017] and on CD on 19 May 2017. Track-listing : 1. Scotland 2. Northern Ireland 3. England 4. Wales ‘Wales’ was […]

SERIES OF CLASSIC LIVE WEDDING PRESENT ALBUMS RELEASED

The Wedding Present have released a series of live albums on their own label, Scopitones. This series of re-mastered double CDs collects recordings from The Wedding Present’s infamous ‘live tapes’; cassettes that the band sold at shows and through their fanzine in the 1980s and 1990s. The recordings were not available from anywhere else. Fans […]

THE WEDDING PRESENT RELEASE NINTH STUDIO ALBUM

Going, Going… is the title of the ninth Wedding Present studio album. It was released by Scopitones on 2 September 2016 and is a collection of twenty ‘linked’ tracks, each with a beautiful accompanying film. Given the nature of this unique project, Going, Going… comes in a variety of audio-visual formats. “This is a remarkable […]

DAVID GEDGE RELEASES AUTO-BIOGRAPHY IN COMIC BOOK FORM

Scopitones has been publishing David Gedge’s auto-biographical comic book since 2012. Tales From The Wedding Present chronicles the enthralling adventures of David and the band. Together with his long-time bass player, Terry de Castro, David has teamed up with celebrated cartoonist Lee Thacker to share stories from his life. David has been leading The Wedding […]

HIT PARADE VINYL BOXED SET RELEASED

In April 2016, The Wedding Present’s classic Hit Parade series of 7″ singles was re-released as a 10” vinyl box set by British label Vinyl180 Records. This collection, which comprises four lovingly packaged discs, features all the songs from the original singles plus  sleeve notes by actor and Wedding Present fan Nick Frost. The project […]