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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 […]

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 […]

CINERAMA RELEASE OWN VERSION OF THE WEDDING PRESENT’S VALENTINA

Cinerama, David Gedge’s ‘other’ band, released a new album, Valentina, in May 2015. In 1997 David Gedge decided to take a break from The Wedding Present. But he didn’t take a break from music. Oh, no. Instead, he elected to take a different path musically and write songs inspired by his love of film scores […]

LIVE CINERAMA ALBUM RELEASED

Scopitones have issued a new album featuring Cinerama recorded live in London in June 2015. This double disc release features the concert on both CD & DVD. Title : Live 2015 Release date : 9 November 2015 This year David Gedge finally realised a dream that he’s had for about 15 years. He’s been doing […]

MINI LP RELEASED BY TERRY DE CASTRO

Scopitones released a mini-LP by Terry de Castro on 14 August 2015. Entitled ‘You Can’t Separate Light’ this six track mini-album comes on a beautiful clear vinyl 10″ with download codes. Known primarily as the bassist for The Wedding Present and Cinerama, Terry de Castro was also a founding member of the 1990s Nude Records […]

TWO DOUBLE ALBUMS RELEASED FOR RECORD STORE DAY

Scopitones released two double LPs on 180gm vinyl featuring  The Wedding Present and Cinerama for ‘Record Store Day 2015’ – which took place on 18 April. The albums are : Take Fountain – an 18 track double LP with download codes featuring The Wedding Present’s sixth studio album plus bonus tracks taken from the accompanying […]