The John Peel Sessions 1979-1983

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Echo and The Bunnymen - The John Peel Sessions 1979-1983 is a collection of all the Radio 1 John Peel sessions that they performed in the formative years of the band, and in celebration of these early recordings.

Significantly, this collection of 21 tracks are from the very beginning of the bands existence. With little money, the band used them to demo new material. Many of the songs were written due to the fact a Peel session had been booked, not because the show loved the new songs - demonstrating the level of trust, confidence and love they had for the band. According to Echo and The Bunnymen guitarist Will Sergeant, these recordings could quite simply be some of the most significant in the bands career - “Without John Peel sessions, Echo And The Bunnymen in my opinion, would not exist! It’s that simple. The band got so much support from him and John Walters (Peel’s producer). Recording a Peel session was essential to the development of our songwriting skills while at the same time giving us amazing exposure and self-belief.”

Read It In Books
Stars Are Stars
I Bagsy Yours
Villiers Terrace
The Pictures On My Wall
All That Jazz
Over The Wall
All My Colours
That Golden Smile
Heaven Up Here
Turquoise Days
Taking Advantage
An Equation
No Hands
Seven Seas
The Killing Moon
Nocturnal Me
Watch Out Below
Ocean Rain
My Kingdom
Format: 2xLP
Label: WEA Korova BBC
Catalogue numbers: 0190295494957

Designed At-Waldo's Design
Phonographic Copyright (p)-Warner Music UK Ltd.
Copyright (c)-Warner Music UK Ltd.
Phonographic Copyright (p)-BBC
Licensed From-BBC Studios
Recorded At-Maida Vale Studios
Recorded At-Langham Studio
Published By-Zoo Music (3)
Published By-Warner Bros. Music Ltd.
Pressed By-Optimal Media GmbH

Barcodes & Identifiers:
Label Code-LC 14666
Matrix / Runout-BJ63763-01 A1 0190295494957
Matrix / Runout-BJ63763-01 B1 0190295494957
Matrix / Runout-BJ63763-02 C1 0190295494957
Matrix / Runout-BJ63763-02 D1 0190295494957
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)

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