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The Fall - The Frenz Experiment (Expanded Edition) [CD]

Beggars Banquet

  • £11.99

Format: 2CD
Catalogue No.: BBQ2171CD
Barcode: 0607618217129
Release Date: 23rd October 2020
Genre: Indie

 Beggars Arkive announce the upcoming reissue of The Fall’s 10th studio album, 1988’s ‘The Frenz Experiment’.
 Available as an expanded edition on double CD and double LP, the releases both contain the original album, plus singles and B-Sides.
 The CD version also includes a previously unreleased 4-track BBC session and ‘A Day In The Life’, a Beatles cover recorded exclusively for the NME charity compilation ‘Sgt. Pepper Knew My Father’ in 1988, plus a 24-page booklet with new interviews. 
The LP version contains extensive sleevenotes with new interviews. The notes included with both formats contain brand new interviews conducted by Daryl Easley in May 2020.
 “I was clearing out the other day and I came across a review of ‘Frenz Experiment’, saying how this could have been great, how it could have been like T. Rex’s ‘Electric Warrior’. I never attempted to make an album like T-Rex. I don’t see the point in anybody trying to make an album like T-Rex, although people do. I don’t mind it when journalists make fair comparisons, when they’ve done their homework. But comparing ‘Frenz’ to ‘Electric Warrior’ is plain daft.” - Mark E Smith, Renegade: The Lives And Tales Of Mark E Smith, 2008

Carry Bag Man
Get a Hotel
Athlete Cured
In These Times
The Steak Place
Bremen Nacht (Vinyl Version)
Guest Informant (Excerpt)
Oswald Defence Lawyer
Bremen Nacht Run Out (from the ‘Bremen Nacht Run Out’ single, included with initial pressing of the album)
Mark’ll Sink Us (2) (from the ‘Bremen Nacht Run Out’ single, included with initial pressing of the album)
There’s a Ghost in My House (from ‘There’s A Ghost In My House’ single)
Sleep Debt Snatches (from ‘There’s A Ghost In My House’ single)
Mark’ll Sink Us (from ‘There’s A Ghost In My House’ single)
Haf Found Bormann (from ‘There’s A Ghost In My House’ single)
Hit the North Part 1 (from the ‘Hit The North’ single)
Australians in Europe (from the ‘Hit The North’ single)
Northerns in Europe (from the ‘Hit The North’ single)
Guest Informant (B-side from the ‘Victoria’ single)
Tuff Life Booogie (B-side from the ‘Victoria’ single)
Twister (B-side from the ‘Victoria’ single)
Bremen Nacht (Alternative)
A Day In The Life (from ‘Sgt. Pepper Knew My
Father’ NME compilation, 1988)
Frenz (1987 Janice Long BBC session)
There’s A Ghost In My House (1987 Janice Long BBC session)
Get A Hotel (1987 Janice Long BBC session)
Haf Found Bormann (1987 Janice Long BBC session)

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