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The Cigarettes - You Were So Young (White Vinyl)

Optic Nerve

  • £26.98
Genre: Punk/Mod
Format: 2LP
Catalogue No.: OPT4033W
B/C: 0604565501547
Release Date: 11th December 2020

White Vinyl Gatefold Double Vinyl with poster & badge

“Should now be seen in the same light as The Jam and, for sheer pop-punk precocity and songwriting snazz, the mighty Buzzcocks” 4/5 SHINDIG
“Their mix of The Who and Wire is pleasingly unsullied by self-consciousness” Uncut 7/10
'Mostly sounds like a scuzzier more lo-fi Buzzcocks' The Arts Desk
'Vigorous, choppy, spirited punk sprinkled with elements of mod tunefulness' 7/10 Vive Le Rock

Complete 22 track collection of The Cigarettes entire recorded output.
Features :Shindig Magazine
National Print Press: Mojo Magazine - Shindig Magazine Uncut Magazine -
Digital Press Louder Than War

It was at the tale end of what would later be loosely termed ‘The Seventies’, in Lincoln, Merry England, that three teenagers formed, the consequencies of ther actions are captured here.

“You Were So Young” consists of everything that The Cigarettes ever recorded in what was their two year life span. From the very beginnings in the rehearsal room through to tracks recorded for an unreleased third single. It includes the two singles and their ip sides, some tracks that were included on a local compilation album, and their solitary John Peel session along with a handful that never found their way onto a record.
Their debut single ‘They’re Back Again, Here They Come’ , exchanges hands from upwards of £100 and ‘You Were So Young’ has been viewed on Youtube over 1.3m times.

The CD booklet and vinyl inner sleeves include an in depth interview with Rob and Steve, answering pretty much all there is to know about The Cigarettes

Over the years The Cigarettes have gained a wealth of interest, leaving many to scratch their heads and wonder how they slipped under the radar for so long.

Side 1 1. They’re Back Again, Here They Come 2. I’ve Forgot My Number (Now I’m Telling You My Name) 3. All We Want is Your Money 4. Can’t Sleep at Night 5. It’s the Only Way to Live (Die) 6. Stay Inside Side 2 7. Looking at You 8. Frivolous Disguises 9. Run 10. After All 11. Don’t 12. Screaming Dreaming Side 3 13. You Were So Young 14. Damage Your Health 15. Miranda 16. Media Menia 17. Surrender 18. Valium World Side 4 19. Can’t Sleep At Night (John Peel Session) 20. Frivolous Disguises (John Peel Session) 21. It’s The Only Way To Live (Die) (John Peel Session) 22. Valium World (John Peel Session)

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