Archive for the ‘Releases’ category

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 […]

EDSEL RECORDS RE-RELEASE EIGHT WEDDING PRESENT ALBUMS IN DELUXE FORMAT

Edsel Records re-released eight deluxe versions of classic Wedding Present albums on 27 October 2014. The result of an extensive mining of the Wedding Present archive, each of these special re-issues comes in the form of a hardback book containing three CDs, a DVD and a booklet. David Gedge worked with Edsel at every stage […]

THIRD CINERAMA COMPILATION RELEASED

On 8 September 2014, Scopitones released a new double album by Cinerama, David Gedge’s ‘other’ band. ‘Seven Wonders Of The World’ comes as a 24-track double CD and 18-track double LP that compiles EPs, obscurities, songs in German & French and a cover of ‘Diamonds Are Forever’. The album is partly recorded by Steve Albini […]

WEDDING PRESENT 7″ SINGLE RELEASED

In 2013, to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the “Hit Parade” series of 7″ singles, The Wedding Present undertook a ten date British tour and, in conjunction, released a  limited edition  new 7” single on their own label, Scopitones. ‘Two Bridges’, which was released on 21 October 2013, featured a Wedding Present original on the […]

THE WEDDING PRESENT RELEASE A BOOK

On 25 October 2012, Scopitones [in conjunction with The Friday Project and Harper Collins] released Valentina: The Story Of A Wedding Present Album. Valentina: The Story Of A Wedding Present Album is a fascinating behind-the-scenes account of the making of the band’s eighth studio LP, complete with an introduction by David Gedge, lyrics, photographs and a […]