Wednesday, 4 November 2015

The Exploding Bubble Club at The Custard Factory, Digbeth, on Saturday 21st November


Steve Cradock DJ events after Paul Weller shows this November


Sidewinder in Islington on the 1st Thursday of every month


Newhampton Soul Club 4th Anniversary on Friday 20th November in Wolverhampton


Ocean Colour Scene announce Australian tour for 2016


Pow Wow & Soul Funk-tion Christmas Special in Stoke on 19th December


The Truth confirm track listing for forthcoming 3-CD set

We're proud to announce that The Truth's early singles/EPs on Formation (everything prior to the band signing to IRS) will be released as a handsome 3-CD set by Cherry Red Records on 29th January 2016!

In addition to all the singles, the package boasts previously unheard demos, BBC 'Live In Concert' broadcasts and a live recording at The Marquee. Watch this space for more info!

If you have any scans of The Truth from this period, can you email John at Cherry Red? johnreed@cherryred.co.uk. You will most certainly receive a free copy if the image(s) are used!

THE TRUTH
A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION 
SINGLES * DEMOS * BBC LIVE * 1983-84

DISC 1: THE SINGLES
1. Confusion (Hits Us Everytime)
2. Me And My Girl
3. A Step In The Right Direction
4. Beat Generation
5. What You Want Me To Say
6. Second Time Lucky
7. No Stone Unturned
8. Flesh And Fantasy
9. Don't Tell Me
10. Love A Go-Go (Live)
11. From The Heart (Live)
12. Nothing's Too Good For My Baby (Live)
13. I Get So Excited (Live)
Bonus Tracks:
14. Come On (Demo)
15. If I Ever Find Love (Demo)
16. Instrumental (Demo)
17. Look My Way (Demo)
18. Sweet Sensation (Demo)

DISC 2: LIVE AT THE BBC
In Concert at the Paris Theatre, London 19/11/83
1. Exception Of Love
2. Listen To What I Say
3. Always On My Mind
4. Is There A Solution?
5. Beat Generation
6. The Sweetest Feeling
7. You Play With My Emotions
8. Second Time Lucky
Live at Goldiggers, Chippenham (broadcast 14/1/84)
9. Confusion (Hits Us Everytime) (excerpt)
10. Exception Of Love
11. Listen To What I Say
12. Always On My Mind
13. Is There A Solution?
14. No Stone Unturned
15. A Step In The Right Direction
16. Second Time Lucky
17. It's A Miracle
18. You Play With My Emotions
19. I Just Can't Seem To Stop
20. Flesh And Fantasy

DISC 3: LIVE AT THE MARQUEE 
1. Love A Go-Go
2. Listen To What I Say
3. Me And My Girl
4. Out Of Darkness
5. Always On My Mind
6. Is There A Solution
7. Confusion (Hits Us Everytime)
8. You Play With My Emotions
9. What You Want Me To Say
10. It's A Miracle
11. Don’t You Just Know It
12. Come On
13. I Just Can't Seem To Stop
14. Nothing's Too Good For My Baby
Bonus Tracks:
15. Ain’t Nothing But A House Party (Live)
16. I Get So Excited (Live)

Stafford Top of the World Soul Night on Friday 13th November


Quadrophenia at the Grand Opera House, York, on Saturday 11th June


The Truth - CD of singles, demos etc. from 1983-1984 due to be released by Cherry Red on 29th January


Carry On Groovin - The Christmas Party on 12th December at the Moseley Arms, Birmingham from 8pm


Peter Jachimiak's Loose Goose Radio Podcast Available Now!

Peter Jachimiak's latest podcast is out now, and features an interview with Adrian Holder of The Moment, music by The Spitfires and much more. Enjoy!