THE WEDDING PRESENT RE-RECORD ‘GEORGE BEST’ WITH STEVE ALBINI

On 22 September 2017, Scopitones will release 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’...

WEDDING PRESENT BOOK TO BE PUBLISHED

THE WEDDING PRESENT : SOMETIMES THESE WORDS JUST DON’T HAVE TO BE SAID September 2017 sees the publication of a brilliant new fanthology about The Wedding Present. With an introduction and commentary from band creator and Wedding Present mainstay David Gedge, Sometimes These Words Just Don’t Have To Be Said...

GEORGE BEST DOCUMENTARY TO BE MADE

The Wedding Present : SOMETHING LEFT BEHIND A new feature documentary from KneejerkFilm: "Something Left Behind" will tell the story of The Wedding Present's much-heralded 1987 debut album, George Best. Directed by Andrew Jezard this documentary will explore the 30 year lifespan of a record that has come to define youth...

‘HOME INTERNATIONALS’ 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....

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...

THE WEDDING PRESENT RELEASE BBC SESSIONS COMPILATION

On 9 December 2016, Hatch Records, in conjunction with BBC Radio 6 Music, released the first in a series of compilations of radio sessions by The Wedding Present. ‘Marc Riley Sessions : Volume 1’ consists of three studio sessions from 2007, 2008 & 2010. Highlighting the incredible consistency of David...

DAVID GEDGE RELEASES AUTO-BIOGRAPHY IN COMIC BOOK FORM

Scopitones has been publishing David Gedge's auto-biographical comic book since 2012. Tales From The Wedding Present chronicles the enthralling adventures of David and the band. Together with long-time former bass player, Terry de Castro, he has teamed up with celebrated cartoonist Lee Thacker to share stories from his life. David...

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...

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...