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HIT PARADE LP RE-RELEASED

The Wedding Present’s Hit Parade series will be re-issued on vinyl and CD by Sony Legacy Records on 23 September 2022. In 1992, The Wedding Present released a limited edition single every month, each featuring an original track on the A side and a cover on the B side. The tracks were compiled on two […]

‘At The Edge Of The Sea XII’ To Be Live Streamed

Following the incredible reaction to the virtual versions of ‘At The Edge Of The Sea’ during the lockdown, we are excited to announce that this year’s ‘real life’ festival will be streamed live from the Concorde 2 venue in Brighton. There will be music performances, backstage interviews and much more… between 3PM and 10PM. So, […]

THE WEDDING PRESENT RELEASE TWELVE SINGLES DURING 2022

The Wedding Present are releasing a new 7” single every month throughout 2022. This fascinating project – which goes under the name of 24 Songs – comes thirty years after the band’s similar Hit Parade series of 7”s in 1992. Each of the records comes in a beautifully designed sleeve featuring brutalist photography by Jessica […]

SECOND VOLUME OF DAVID GEDGE AUTOBIOGRAPHY TO BE RELEASED

Something And Nothing – the second volume of David Gedge’s official autobiography – will be released by Scopitones on 11 November 2022. Some of the stories featured in this stunning 176-page, matt-laminated, hard-back book have previously only been available to readers of the Tales From The Wedding Present comic book series. This collected edition comes […]

SECOND WEDDING PRESENT ‘LOCK-DOWN’ ALBUM RELEASED

Scopitones released Locked Down And Stripped Back Volume Two by The Wedding Present on 1 July 2022. The album was also be released [on vinyl only] in North America by HHBTM Records. Locked Down And Stripped Back Volume Two features home recordings of Wedding Present and Cinerama classics, along with a previously unreleased song: ‘That […]

LIVE SEAMONSTERS CONCERT RELEASED ON CD & DVD

Scopitones released Live 2012 by The Wedding Present on 23 July 2021. This album features the band live in concert at the Ritz in Manchester on 9 November 2012 and includes a performance of the iconic Seamonsters album in its entirety. Continuing in the format of other recent similar Scopitones releases such as Live 2007 […]

SEAMONSTERS LP RE-RELEASED

The Wedding Present’s third studio album Seamonsters was re-issued on vinyl by Sony Legacy Records on 28 May 2021. Seamonsters was originally released by RCA Records on 28 May 1991 [exactly thirty years to the day before this re-release] but has been unavailable on vinyl for some years. This new double LP version features the […]

WEDDING PRESENT ‘LOCK-DOWN’ ALBUM RELEASED

Scopitones released Locked Down And Stripped Back by The Wedding Present on 26 February 2021. The album was also released [on vinyl only] in North America by HHBTM Records. Locked Down And Stripped Back features home recordings of several Wedding Present classics and two previously unreleased songs: ‘You’re Just A Habit That I’m Trying To […]

DAVID GEDGE AUTOBIOGRAPHY RELEASED

Go Out And Get ’Em, Boy! – Tales From The Wedding Present: Volume 1 The first instalment of David Gedge’s long-awaited memoir-in-comic-book-form was released by Scopitones Books on 27 November 2020 and can be bought by clicking here. The stories featured in this stunning 176-page, matt-laminated, hardback book were previously only  available to readers of […]

BOND THEMES CHARITY COMPILATION RELEASED

On 4 December 2020, Come Play With Me Records of Leeds released ‘Not From Where I’m Standing’ – a double album by various artists calling themselves The Wedding Present & Friends. ‘Not From Where I’m Standing’ is a lovingly put together collection of 20 Bond film themes covered by current and former members of Cinerama […]