Archive for the ‘Releases’ category

THE WEDDING PRESENT’S UKRAINIAN PEEL SESSIONS GET 30TH ANNIVERSARY RE-RELEASE

Hatch Records of Leeds will be releasing The Complete Ukrainian John Peel Sessions – by The Wedding Present – on 26 April 2019. This new release includes all three Ukrainian Wedding Present Peel sessions [re-mastered here for the first time] along with extensive sleeve-notes and a new sleeve design from the original artist Jonathan ‘Hitch’ […]

‘SINGLE THAT NEVER WAS’ TO BE RELEASED AFTER 30 YEARS

‘The Single That Never Was’ On Saturday 13 April, Hatch Records of Leeds will be releasing a new Wedding Present Ukrainian style 7” single for Record Store Day 2019. When The Wedding Present signed to RCA Records in December 1988 they set about persuading their new label to release ‘Ukrainski Vistupi V Johna Peela’ – […]

DEBUT SINGLE BY THE WEDDING PRESENT TO BE RE-RELEASED

The Wedding Present will re-release their debut single, ‘Go Out And Get ’Em, Boy!’ on the Preston label Optic Nerve Records on 26 April 2019. Track-listing A : Go Out And Get ’Em, Boy! B : (The Moment Before) Everything’s Spoiled Again This two track 7”, which will be limited to 1,000 copies, is to […]

DAVID GEDGE RELEASES AUTO-BIOGRAPHY IN COMIC BOOK FORM

Scopitones has been publishing David Gedge’s 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 […]

BBC SESSIONS COMPILATIONS RELEASED

On 15 February 2019, Hatch Records released the third in their series of compilations of BBC radio sessions by The Wedding Present. ‘Marc Riley Sessions : Volume 3’ consists of two studio sessions from 2015 & 2016 and follows, rather unsurprisingly, ‘Marc Riley Sessions : Volume 1’ and ‘Marc Riley Sessions : Volume 2’. Few […]

THE WEDDING PRESENT AND CINERAMA RELEASE ‘49TH’ SINGLE

Wiaiwya Records released a split 7″ single from The Wedding Present and Cinerama on 7 December 2018. The single features covers of two hits originally released in 1977 – The Clash’s ‘White Riot’ [by The Wedding Present] and ABBA’s ‘The Name Of The Game’ [by Cinerama]. This is the 49th [and final] single of the […]

WEDDING PRESENT BBC SESSION E.P. RELEASED

Hatch Records released a new 10″ by The Wedding Present entitled Huw Stephens Session on 9 November 2018. This E.P. comprises four tracks recorded for BBC Radio 1 at the legendary BBC studios in Maida Vale, London, on 19 July 2006. Track-listing Step Inside Love Lovin’ You Our Lips Are Sealed Back For Good David […]

CINERAMA BBC SESSION E.P. RELEASED

Hatch Records released a new 10″ by Cinerama entitled Marc Riley Session on 16 February 2018. This E.P. comprises four tracks recorded live for BBC Radio 6 Music at the legendary BBC studios in Maida Vale, London, on 14 July 2015. On this occasion the band were augmented by a string section, a flautist and […]

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 […]