Galaxie 500 To Reissue Three Albums In 2010

December 14, 2009 by  

On 22 March 2010 Domino will continue their deluxe reissue series with the release of the three original Galaxie 500 albums, ‘Today’, ‘This Is Our Music’ and ’On Fire’.

Each of the three albums will be released as a 2 CD set, with each original record paired with a bonus disc. The original albums will also be released on heavyweight vinyl too.

‘Today’ features ‘Uncollected’ (rarities from the band’s entier career, from pre-’Today’ demos to outtakes from the last recording sessions), whilst ‘On Fire’ comes with all collected ‘Peel Sessions’ and ‘This Is Our Music’ comes complete with ‘Copenhagen’, a live recording of the band’s last ever European show.

The full track listing is below, followed by sleeve notes from Stewart Lee, Richard King and Chris Roberts.

Today & Uncollected

‘Today’ 1 Flowers (4:26) 2 Pictures (3:23) 3 Parking Lot (2:52) 4 Don’t Let Our Youth Go To Waste (6:47) 5 Temperature’s Rising (5:05) 6 Oblivious (3:18) 7 It’s Getting Late (3:29) 8 Instrumental (3:01) 9 Tugboat (3:53) bonus track: 10 King of Spain (4:33)

‘Uncollected’ 1 Cheese and Onions (3:05) 2 Them (3:42) 3 Final Day (2:54) 4 Blue Thunder (w/sax) (3:46) 5 Maracas Song (3:52) 6 Crazy (1:54) 7 Jerome (2:46) 8 Song in 3 (3:25) 9 Oblivious (3:21) 10 I Can’t Believe It’s Me (3:56) 11 Walking Song (2:50) 12 The Other Side (4:55) 13 On the Floor (2:48) 14 Rain/ Don’t Let Our Youth Go to Waste(8:51)

On Fire and Peel Sessions

‘On Fire’ 1 Blue Thunder (3:45) 2 Tell Me (3:50) 3 Snowstorm (5:10) 4 Strange (3:16) 5 When will You Come Home (5:21) 6 Decomposing Trees (4:05) 7 Another Day (3:41) 8 Leave the Planet (2:40) 9 Plastic Bird (3:15) 10 Isn’t it a Pity (5:10) bonus tracks: 11 Victory Garden (2:48) 12 Ceremony (5:55) 13 Cold Night (2:36) video track: When Will You Come Home

‘Peel Sessions’ 1 Submission (Sex Pistols) 2 Final Day (Young Marble Giants) 3 When Will You Come Home 4 Moonshot (Buffy Sainte Marie) 5 Flowers 6 Blue Thunder 7 Decomposing Trees 8 Don’t Let Our Youth Go To Waste (Jonathan Richman)

This Is Our Music and Copenhagen

‘This Is Our Music’ 1 Fourth of July (5:35) 2 Hearing Voices (3:34) 3 Spook (4:35) 4 Summertime (5:59) 5 Way Up High (4:03) 6 Listen, the Snow is Falling (7:47) 7 Sorry (4:15) 8 Melt Away (4:35) 9 King of Spain, Part Two (5:07) bonus track: 10 Here She Comes Now (5:57)

‘Copenhagen’ 1 Decomposing Trees (4:50) 2 Fourth of July (5:01) 3 Summertime (6:42) 4 Sorry (4:30) 5 When Will You Come Home (5:31) 6 Spook (4:54) 7 Listen, the Snow is Falling (8:19) 8 Here She Comes Now (5:38) 9 Don’t Let Our Youth Go To Waste (7:52)


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