Tag: The Charlatans

New CDs: The Charlatans, James, David Bowie tribute with Duran Duran, Madness reissue

New CDs: The Charlatans, James, David Bowie tribute with Duran Duran, Madness reissue

This week’s new releases include ‘Who We Touch,’ the 11th album from The Charlatans; ‘The Morning After,’ a new mini-album from James; a David Bowie tribute album featuring Duran Duran and Mick Karn; and reissues from Madness and Flesh for Lulu’s Nick Marsh.

New CDs: Squeeze’s ‘Spot the Difference,’ The Charlatans’ ‘Some Friendly’ live

New CDs: Squeeze’s ‘Spot the Difference,’ The Charlatans’ ‘Some Friendly’ live

This week’s new CD releases include ‘Spot the Difference,’ a new 14-track best-of from Squeeze featuring faithful re-recordings of the band’s best-loved hits, and ‘Some Friendly and Greatest Hits at the Roundhouse,’ a 3CD live set from The Charlatans.

New releases: Jim Kerr’s ‘Lostboy! AKA’ CD; Steve Kilbey box set; Charlatans reissue

New releases: Jim Kerr’s ‘Lostboy! AKA’ CD; Steve Kilbey box set; Charlatans reissue

This week’s new CD releases include the new solo album from Simple Minds’ Jim Kerr, ‘Lostboy! AKA’; an eight-disc box set from The Church’s Steve Kilbey; and reissues from The Charlatans (‘Some Friendly’) and Modern English (‘Stop Start’).

Freebass — Peter Hook, Mani, Andy Rourke — releases debut album, ‘It’s a Beautiful Life’

Freebass — Peter Hook, Mani, Andy Rourke — releases debut album, ‘It’s a Beautiful Life’

Less than a month after dropping its debut EP, Peter Hook’s triple-bass supergroup Freebass — which also features The Smiths’ Andy Rourke and Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield of The Stone Roses and Primal Scream — today released its five-years-in-the-making album, ‘It’s a Beautiful Life.’

The Charlatans’ ‘Some Friendly: Expanded Edition’ set for release May 17

The Charlatans’ ‘Some Friendly: Expanded Edition’ set for release May 17

The folks at Beggars Archive this week announced a May 17 release date for The Charlatans’ 2CD ‘Some Friendly: Expanded Edition,’ timed to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Manchester act’s chart-topping debut.

Peter Hook’s Freebass releases ‘Two Worlds Collide’ EP, sets June live debut in London

Peter Hook’s Freebass releases ‘Two Worlds Collide’ EP, sets June live debut in London

Ex-New Order bassist Peter Hook’s long-gestating Freebass — a triple-bass supergroup featuring The Smiths’ Andy Rourke and Gary “Mani” Mounfield of The Stone Roses and Primal Scream — today released its debut EP and will make its official live debut in London and Manchester in June.

The Charlatans to reissue ‘Some Friendly,’ play 20th anniversary shows in May

The Charlatans to reissue ‘Some Friendly,’ play 20th anniversary shows in May

Beggars Archive will release an expanded 2CD reissue of The Charlatans’ 1990 debut “Some Friendly” — although not the larger “Omnibus” set originally planned — to coincide with the band’s 20th anniversary performance of the full album in London and Barcelona this May.

Bauhaus, Pixies, The Fall up for ‘Omnibus’ reissues from new Beggars Archive imprint

Bauhaus, Pixies, The Fall up for ‘Omnibus’ reissues from new Beggars Archive imprint

Expanded box-set reissues of Bauhaus’ first two albums — In the Flat Field and Mask — will help inaugurate the new Beggars Archive series of […]