Archive for the ‘Releases’ category

DEBUT SINGLE BY THE WEDDING PRESENT TO BE RE-RELEASED

The Wedding Present will re-release their debut single on the Preston label Optic Nerve Records on 25 January 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 500 coloured vinyl copies, is to be released as part […]

THE WEDDING PRESENT AND CINERAMA RELEASE ‘49TH’ SINGLE

wiaiwya Records will release 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 […]

WEDDING PRESENT BBC SESSION E.P. TO BE RELEASED

Hatch Records will release 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]