Watusi Expanded Edition

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Description

Watusi is the fourth album by The Wedding Present; originally released in 1994.

Recorded in Seattle with producer Steve Fisk, Watusi heralded a freshly re-calibrated Wedding Present sound built around arcane keyboards and lo-fi ’60s-influenced pop. The results were exultant and effervescent, with a timeless aura that hallmarks the album today as a lost classic.

This 3CD + DVD Expanded Edition includes the original album [remastered], non-album single tracks, recordings for BBC Radio’s John Peel, Evening Show and Hit The North programs and concert recordings plus a promotional video, a TV appearance and a specially filmed acoustic song and interview with David Gedge discussing the album.

All the content is housed in a hardback book which includes lyrics, photos, memorabilia scans and extended notes.

CD 1

WATUSI

So Long, Baby / Click Click / Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah / Let Him Have It / Gazebo / Shake / Spangle / It’s A Gas / Swimming Pools, Movie Stars / Big Rat / Catwoman / Hot Pants

NON-ALBUM SINGLE TRACKS

Le Bikini / Flame On / Him Or Me [What’s It Gonna Be?] / Jumper Clown / It’s A Gas [Acoustic Version] / Bubbles / Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah [Alternate Version] / Spangle [Alternate Version] / Gazebo [Alternate Version] / So Long, Baby [Alternate Version] / It’s A Gas [Single Version]

CD 2

BBC RADIO 1 JOHN PEEL SESSION 22 March 1994

Gazebo [Electric Version] / So Long, Baby / Spangle [Electric Version] / Him Or Me [What’s It Gonna Be?]

BBC RADIO 1 EVENING SHOW 17 September 1994

Click Click / It’s A Gas / Hot Pants / Catwoman

LIVE AT PHOENIX FESTIVAL 14 July 1995

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah / Kennedy / Swimming Pools, Movie Stars / Click Click / It’s A Gas / Spangle [Acoustic Version] / Gazebo [Acoustic Version] / Fleshworld / Sucker / The Queen Of Outer Space

BBC RADIO 5 ‘HIT THE NORTH’ SESSION 1993

Let Him Have It / Catwoman / Swimming Pools, Movie Stars / Bubbles / Flame On

CD 3

‘LIVE TAPE NO. 14’ – ROUEN 17 March 1995

So Long, Baby / Blue Eyes / It’s A Gas / Dare / Dalliance / Click Click / Silver Shorts / Spangle / Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah / Loveslave / Jet Girl / Kennedy / Swimming Pools, Movie Stars / Come Play With Me / Gazebo / California / Catwoman

DVD

PROMOTIONAL VIDEO

Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah

TV APPEARANCE

Swimming Pools, Movie Stars [The Esther Rantzen Show – 1994]

FEATURE INTERVIEW

Keith Cameron interviews David Gedge about ‘Watusi’, 2014

Gazebo [Live Acoustic Version] filmed in Hove, East Sussex

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