Prefab Sprout Announce Release Of Remastered Vinyl Reissues

Off the back of the incredible latest album ‘I Trawl The Megahertz‘, Prefab Sprout have announced exciting release plans for remastered vinyl versions of three of the band’s classic albums along with their incredible greatest hits collection ‘A Life of Surprises: The Best Of’ – out September 27th. From the remastering and artwork, to sourcing new images, the project has been fully orchestrated by both Paddy and Martin McAloon.



The releases include Prefab Sprout’s debut album ‘Swoon’ – a complex collection of songs that announced the band’s idiosyncratic style in an explosive way, as well as their third album ‘From Langley Park To Memphis’, containing their biggest hit ‘The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’ along with one of the best pop anthems of the 1980s – ‘Cars And Girls’. The album also features contributions from Stevie Wonder and Pete Townshend.

The band will also include the release of ‘Jordan: The Comeback’ from 1990 as a double LP for the first time internationally. This is an expansive album that draws on a huge breadth of influences and includes ‘Wild Horses’, which was not a single, but has grown to become one of the band’s best loved tracks.

Finally, the fourth part in this batch is the band’s hit collection, ‘A Life of Surprises: The Best Of’ which is available as a double LP for the first time.

The full package comes remastered and available as digital versions. Format details below:

● Swoon (Remastered) – 1LP on 180g black vinyl in gatefold sleeve with download code

● From Langley Park To Memphis (Remastered) – 1LP on 180g black vinyl in standard sleeve with printed inner and download code

● Jordan: The Comeback (Remastered) – 2LP on 180g black vinyl in gatefold sleeve with download code

● A Life of Surprises: The Best Of (Remastered) – 2LP on 180g black vinyl in gatefold sleeve with download code

Swoon (Remastered)
Side 1
Don’t Sing
Cue Fanfare
Green Isaac
Here On The Eerie
Cruel

Side 2
Couldn’t Bear To Be Special
I Never Play Basketball Now
Ghost Town Blues
Elegance
Technique
Green Isaac II

From Langley Park To Memphis (Remastered)
Side 1
The King Of Rock ‘N’ Roll
Cars And Girls
I Remember That
Enchanted
Nightingales

Side 2
Hey Manhattan!
Knock On Wood
The Golden Calf
Nancy (Let Your Hair Down For Me)
The Venus Of The Soup Kitchen

Jordan: The Comeback (Remastered)
Side 1
Looking For Atlantis
Wild Horses
Machine Gun Ibiza
We Let The Stars Go
Carnival 2000

Side 2
Jordan: The Comeback
Jesse James Symphony
Jesse James Bolero
Moon Dog

Side 3
All The World Loves Lovers
All Boys Believe Anything
The Ice Maiden
Paris Smith
The Wedding March

Side 4
One Of The Broken
Michael
Mercy
Scarlet Nights
Doo Wop In Harlem

A Life of Surprises: The Best Of (Remastered)
Side 1
The King Of Rock’n’ Roll
When Love Breaks Down
The Sound Of Crying
Faron Young

Side 2
Carnival 2000
Goodbye Lucille #1 (Johnny Johnny)
I Remember That
Cruel

Side 3
Cars And Girls
We Let The Stars Go
Life Of Surprises
Appetite

Side 4
If You Don’t Love Me
Wild Horses
Hey Manhattan!
All The World Loves Lovers

‘A Life of Surprises: The Best Of’ by Prefab Sprout is out September 27th.

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