Archive for the ‘Releases’ category

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 […]

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 which features the Poet Laureate Simon Armitage. The EP was released by the El Segell Del Primavera record label on vinyl on Record Store Day 2017 [22 April 2017] and on CD on 19 May 2017. Track-listing : Scotland / Northern Ireland […]

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 […]