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Brinsley Schwarz - Thinking Back: The Anthology 1970-1975 (CD)

Brinsley Schwarz - Thinking Back: The Anthology 1970-1975 (CD)

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Sealed. Seven CD boxed set.

Comprehensive 7-CD clamshell box set that contains all of the original six albums as well as the ‘It’s All Over Now’ album that was recorded in 1975 but not released until 1988. Also included are unreleased tracks from the Warner vaults as well as live recordings and rarities from band member Ian Gomm who is also providing a mass of rare/unseen images from his archive as well as contributing to the sleeve notes.

CD1 features the band’s eponymous debut album as well as three previously unreleased tracks from the Warner vaults and rare studio recordings from Ian Gomm’s archive.

CD 2 features the band’s sophomore album ‘Despite It All’ that is accompanied by live tracks recorded at The Roundhouse in London in 1972.

CD 3 features the band’s third album ‘Silver Pistol’ and also has three rare tracks that were recorded for the album but didn’t make the final cut, there is also more live recordings from The Roundhouse in 1972.

CD 4 features the band’s fourth album ‘Nervous On The Road’ and also has live recordings from Amsterdam in 1972, Paris in 1973 and more from The Roundhouse in 1972.

CD 5 features the band’s fifth album ‘Please Don’t Ever Change’ as well as singles recorded as The Hitters and Limelight, along with live recordings from Newcastle in 1973 and Cardiff in 1974.

CD 6 features the band’s final official album ‘The New Favourites Of Brinsley Schwarz’ which includes one of Nick Lowe’s most famous songs ‘(What’s So Funny ’Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding’, with bonus live tracks from gigs in Sheffield, Tilburg and Cardiff, all in 1974.

CD 7 features the album ‘It’s All Over Now’, recorded in 1975 but not released until 1988. Bonus material includes the band’s last ever single, billed as The Brinsleys as well as live recordings from Groningen in 1975 as well as Koln in March 1975, recorded just nine days before the band broke up.

Disc One
Brinsley Schwarz (1970)
1 Hymn To Me
2 Shining Brightly
3 Rock And Roll Women
4 Lady Constant
5 What Do You Suggest
6 Mayfly
7 Ballad Of A Has Been Beauty Queen
Bonus Tracks
8 Thinking Home (Previously Unreleased)
9 Girl In Spanish Lace (Previously Unreleased)
10 Thinking Back (Previously Unreleased)
11 Seymour (I Love You)
12 Funk Angel (Alternate Version)
13 Crime Of Passion
14 Murder On My Mind
15 Motorway Madness
16 Rock And Roll Station

Disc Two
Despite It All (1970)
1 Country Girl
2 The Slow One
3 Funk Angel
4 Piece Of Home
5 Love Song
6 Starship
7 Ebury Down
8 Old Jarrow
Bonus tracks
9 Intro (Live, London, 1972)
10 Country Girl (Live, London, 1972)
11 She’s Got To Be Real (Live, London, 1972)
12 Home Work (Live, London, 1972)
13 Going Down The Road (Live, London, 1972)
14 Midnight Train (Live, London, 1972)
15 Private Number (Live, London, 1972)

Disc Three
Silver Pistol (1972)
1 Dry Land
2 Merry Go Round
3 One More Day
4 Nightingale
5 Silver Pistol
6 The Last Time I Was Fooled
7 Unknown Number
8 Range War
9 Egypt
10 Niki Hoeke Speedway
11 Ju Ju Man
12 Rockin’ Chair
Bonus tracks
13 The Old Country
14 That’s What It Takes
15 Strange Feeling
16 One More Day (Live, London, 1972)
17 Unknown Number (Live, London, 1972)
18 Range War (Live, London, 1972)
19 Silver Pistol (Live, London, 1972)

Disc Four
Nervous On The Road (1972)
1 It’s Been So Long
2 Happy Doing What We’re Doing
3 Surrender To The Rhythm
4 Don’t Lose Your Grip On Love
5 Nervous On The Road (But Can’t Stay At Home)
6 Feel A Little Funky
7 I Like It Like That
8 Brand New You
9 Home In My Hand
10 Why, Why, Why, Why, Why Bonus tracks
11 What Would You Do (Live, Amsterdam, 1972)
12 Nervous On The Road (But Can’t Stay At Home) (Live, London, 1972)
13 It’s Just My Way Of Saying Thank You (Live, London, 1972)
14 Wonder Woman (Live, London, 1972)
15 I’m Ahead If I Can Quit While I’m Behind (Live, London, 1972)
16 Surrender To The Rhythm (Live, London, 1972)
17 Home in My Hand (Live, Paris, 1973)

Disc Five
Please Don’t Ever Change (1973)
1 Hooked On Love
2 Why Do We Hurt The One We Love?
3 I Worry (‘Bout You Baby)
4 Don’t Ever Change
5 Home In My Hand
6 Play That Fast Thing (One More Time)
7 I Won’t Make It Without You
8 Down In Mexico
9 Speedoo
10 The Version (Hypocrite)
Bonus tracks
11 Hypocrite (as The HITTERS)
12 I Should Have Known Better (as LIMELIGHT)
13 Tell Me Why (as LIMELIGHT)
14 Run Rudolph Run (Live, Newcastle, 1973)
15 It’s Been So Long (Live, Cardiff, 1974)
16 Happy Doing What We’re Doing (Live, Cardiff, 1974)
17 You’re So Fine (Live, Cardiff, 1974)
18 Hip City (Live, Cardiff, 1974)
19 Trying To Live My Life Without You (Live, Cardiff, 1974)
20 Small Town Big City (Live, Cardiff, 1974)
21 Honky Tonk (Live, Cardiff, 1974)
22 Ju Ju Man (Live, Cardiff, 1974)

Disc Six
The New Favourites Of Brinsley Schwarz (1974)
1 (What’s So Funny ’Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding
2 Ever Since You’re Gone
3 The Ugly Things
4 I Got The Real Thing
5 The Look That’s In Your Eye Tonight
6 Now’s The Time
7 Small Town Big City
8 Trying To Live My Life Without You
9 I Like You, I Don’t Love You
10 Down In The Dive
Bonus tracks
11 Cried My Last Tear
12 (It’s Gonna Be A) Bringdown
13 I’ll Be Doggone (Live, Tilburg, 1974)
14 Love Is Gone (Live, Tilburg, 1974)
15 Don’t Lie To Me (Live, Tilburg, 1974)
16 Save The Last Dance For Me (Live, Tilburg, 1974)
17 I Ain’t Never (Live, Sheffield, 1974)
18 Hey Bartender (Live, Sheffield, 1974)
19 Brown Sugar (Live, Sheffield, 1974)
20 Hooked On Love (Live, Cardiff, 1974)
21 (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace Love And Understanding (Live, Cardiff, 1974)

It’s All Over Now (1988, recorded in 1975)
1 We Can Mess Around
2 Cruel To Be Kind
3 As Lovers Do
4 I’ll Take Good Care Of You
5 Hey Baby (They’re Playing Our Song)
6 Do The Cod (The Thirty Pounder)
7 God Bless (Whoever Made You)
8 Everybody
9 Private Number
10 Give Me Back My Love
11 It’s All Over
Bonus tracks
12 There’s A Cloud In My Heart (as The BRINSLEYS)
13 You’ve Been Cheatin’ (Live, Groningen, 1975)
14 You Ain’t Living Until You’re Lovin’ (Live, Groningen, 1975)
15 Walking The Dog (Live, Groningen, 1975)
16 Snatch It Back And Hold it (Live, Groningen, 1975)
17 Play That Fast thing (One More time) (Live, Groningen, 1975)
18 We Can Mess Around (Live, Groningen, 1975)
19 I Have Cried My Last Tear (Live, Groningen, 1975)
20 Cruel To Be Kind (Live, Groningen, 1975)
21 Please Don’t Ever Change (Live, Koln, 1975)
22 Don’t Lose Your Grip on Love (Live, Koln, 1975)

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