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Rough Trade Bring Exclusives To ‘C09’ Tape Comp
The Quietus , March 13th, 2009 07:20

Release planned as part of Record Store Day ‘09 celebrations

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Rough Trade Records will issue a limited edition cassette compilation as a nod to the feted ‘C81’ and ‘C86’ releases of the 80s.

The comp features contributions from a host of acts on Rough Trade’s roster, including Antony & the Johnsons, Arthur Russell, Super Furry Animals and Mystery Jets, who lend their version of ‘Inbetween Days’ featured on a recent Cure covers CD given away with the NME.

Micachu and Jeffrey Lewis have contributed exclusive or previously unreleased material for the tape, assembled to celebrate this year’s Record Store Day on Saturday April 18th.

The album begins with what Rough Trade describe as “a special exclusive premiere of a track by one of Rough Trade’s most high profile artists”.

Guesses?

Side 1
Special Secret Track – TBA (exclusive)
’Have You Seen In Your Dreams?’ – Miracle Fortress
‘Lips’ (Clark Kunt’s Heavy Mental Mix) – Micachu (exclusive)
‘Whistle Past the Graveyard’ – Jeffrey Lewis (previously unreleased)
‘Love is Overtaking Me’ – Arthur Russell
‘Brand New Start’ – Little Joy
‘Musician, Please Take Heed’ – God Help the Girl (previously unreleased)
‘The Rake’s Song’ – The Decemberists

Side 2
‘Inaugural Trams’ – Super Furry Animals
‘Three Sisters’ – The Veils
‘Shake That Devil’ – Antony & the Johnsons
‘Inbetween Days’ – Mystery Jets (not commercially available)
‘The Box’ – 1990s
‘Sequestered in Memphis’ – The Hold Steady
‘The Great Skua’ – British Sea Power

More details on what’s happening on Record Store Day 09 can be found here.