BIG GOLD DREAMS (A Story of Scottish Independent Music : 1977-1989) 5 CD SET

BIG GOLD DREAMS (A Story of Scottish Independent Music : 1977-1989) 5 CD SET

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BIG GOLD DREAMS documents the vibrant independent music scene to emerge in Scotland across the late 70s and 80s. Initially ignited by punk, labels sprang up in Glasgow, Edinburgh and elsewhere to give a voice to the explosion of new acts across the country. Named after Fire Engines' memorable single and Grant McPhee's recent TV and DVD documentary, BIG GOLD DREAMS includes many of the Scottish music scene's most important names as well as countless obscurities. Includes landmark tracks by The Rezillos, Simple Minds, Altered Images, Skids, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Primal Scream, The Bluebells, The Waterboys, Cocteau Twins, Aztec Camera, The Soup Dragons, The Associates, Scars, Strawberry Switchblade, Josef K, BMX Bandits, Edwyn Collins, Del Amitri, The Vaselines, The Shamen, Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie and many others..Boasts lengthy essays and band histories by Grant McPhee, Neil Cooper and Tim Barr, within a lavishly illustrated 70-page booklet..Created by the same Cherry Red team behind such previous box sets as Scared To Get Happy, Still In A Dream, Action Time Vision, To The Outside Of Everything, Manchester North Of England, Revolutionary Spirit, etc. BIG GOLD DREAMS also includes recordings from key labels such as Zoom, Postcard, 53rd & 3rd, Rational, Fast Product/Pop:Aural, Supreme International Editions, Creation, Egg, Sarah, etc.. Pre-fame 45's by Johnny & The Self Abusers (later Simple Minds), Another Pretty Face (pre-The Waterboys), Fun 4 (pre-Orange Juice), as well as P.V.C.2 (post-Slik, featuring Midge Ure). Numerous tracks debut on CD, alongside a string of impressive debut 45s (e.g. Fini Tribe, Momus, The Wake, Win), plus classic indie tracks from The Pastels, Shop Assistants, The Vaselines and The Fizzbombs and many others.

Disc: 1

1. I Can't Stand My Baby (Sensible Version) - The Rezillos - The Rezillos
2. Hooked On You - The Exile - The Exile
3. Jerkin' - The Drive - The Drive
4. Robot Love - The Valves - The Valves
5. Put You In The Picture - P.V.C. 2 - P.V.C. 2
6. Dead Vandals - Johnny & The Self Abusers - Johnny And The Self Abusers
7. You Gotta Know Girl - Bee Bee Cee - Bee Bee Cee
8. Gimme Your Heart - Subs - Subs
9. Reasons - Skids - Skids
10. Dancing With Myself - Fingerprintz - Fingerprintz
11. Take Me Down - The Zips - The Zips
12. All The Boys Love Carrie - Another Pretty Face - Another Pretty Face
13. Electric Heat - Visitors - Visitors
14. See Saw - The Jolt - The Jolt
15. Chelsea Girl - Simple Minds - Simple Minds
16. Culture Shock - Shake - Shake
17. The Shape Of Things To Come - The Headboys - The Headboys
18. Time Wall - Fire Exit - Fire Exit
19. Paranoia - The Freeze - The Freeze
20. Sylvia Clarke - The Fakes - The Fakes
21. She's Too Clever For Me - Tpi - TPI
22. Singing In The Showers - Fun 4 - Fun 4
23. Confessions - Flowers - Flowers
24. Playing With Fire - Tv21 - TV21
25. Stay With Me Tonight - Alex Fergusson - Alex Fergusson

Disc: 2

1. Dead Pop Stars - Altered Images - Altered Images
2. Die Todten Reyten Schnell - The Prats - The Prats
3. Tous Les Soirs - Delmontes - The Delmontes
4. Walk On Water - The Cuban Heels - The Cuban Heels
5. More Than This - 35mm Dreams - 35mm Dreams
6. Out In The Open - The Presidents Men - The President's Men
7. All About You - Scars - Scars
8. Tell Me Easters On Friday - The Associates - The Associates
9. Sorry For Laughing - Josef K - Josef K
10. Event To Come - Article 58 - Article 58
11. Love To Meet You - Restricted Code - Restricted Code
12. Don't - Thomas Leer - Thomas Leer
13. Big Gold Dream - Fire Engines - Fire Engines
14. On Our Honeymoon - The Wake - The Wake
15. Ooh Bop Sh'bam - Boots For Dancing - Boots for Dancing
16. Puritans - The Happy Family - Happy Family
17. Tightrope - Everest The Hard Way - Everest the Hard Way
18. Palace Filled With Love - Apb - Apb
19. Running Away - Paul Haig - Paul Haig
20. Pick Up The Rhythm - French Impressionists - French Impressionists
21. Eat Your Heart Out - Hey! Elastica - Hey! Elastica
22. Participate! - The Laughing Apple - The Laughing Apple

Disc: 3

1. Feathers Oar-Blades - Cocteau Twins - Cocteau Twins
2. Out Of Nowhere - The Twinsets - The Twinsets
3. Cath - The Bluebells - The Bluebells
4. A Girl Called Johnny - The Waterboys - The Waterboys
5. Lucky Star (Moonboot Version) - Friends Again - Friends Again
6. Trees And Flowers (92 Happy Customers Version) - Strawberry Switchblade - Strawberry Switchblade
7. Sixteen Reasons - Jazzateers - Jazzateers
8. Stop The Rain - The Suede Crocodiles - The Suede Crocodiles
9. Flowers In The Sky - The Revolving Paint Dream - Revolving Paint Dream
10. Think! - Jasmine Minks - Jasmine Minks
11. There Must Be A Better Life - Biff Bang Pow! - Biff Bang Pow
12. All I Need Is Everything - Aztec Camera - Aztec Camera
13. Over Your Shoulder - Pop Wallpaper - Pop Wallpaper
14. Dreaming - The Wee Cherubs - The Wee Cherubs
15. Cathedral - Fini Tribe - Fini Tribe
16. Upside Down - The Jesus And Mary Chain - The Jesus and Mary Chain
17. Baby Honey - The Pastels - The Pastels
18. You Supply The Roses - Memphis - Memphis
19. Ain't That Always The Way - Paul Quinn - Paul Quinn
20. Unamerican Broadcasting - Win - Win
21. Swallow - Blood Uncles - Blood Uncles

Disc: 4

1. All Fall Down - Primal Scream - Primal Scream
2. Don't Slip Up - Meat Whiplash - Meat Whiplash
3. Hammering Heart (Single Version) - Del Amitri - Del Amitri
4. Some Indulgence - The High Bees - The High Bees
5. Big Blue Ocean - Jih - Jih
6. Hotel Marquis De Sade - Momus - Momus
7. Living In Hell - The Primevals - The Primevals
8. Baby's Got A Brand New Brain - The Styng Rites - Styng Rites
9. Bully Beef - The Botany 500 - The Botany 500
10. Whole Wide World - The Soup Dragons - The Soup Dragons
11. Strawberry Sunday - Bmx Bandits - BMX Bandits
12. Firestation Towers - Close Lobsters - Close Lobsters
13. Face In A Crowd - The Green Telescope - The Green Telescope
14. The Rattler (Original 12" Version) - Goodbye Mr. Mackenzie - Goodbye Mr Mackenzie
15. Penniless - The Wild Indians - The Wild Indians
16. Somewhere In China (Lp Version) - Shop Assistants - Shop Assistants
17. Hollow Gut - Lowlife - Lowlife
18. Slow Time And Temptation - Kevin Mcdermott - Kevin McDermott
19. Where Do I Stand? - The Incredible Blondes - The Incredible Blondes
20. Sign On The Line - The Fizzbombs - Fizzbombs
21. Killer Bee Honey - The Beat Poets - The Beat Poets
22. Don't Shilly Shally - Edwyn Collins - Edwyn Collins
23. I'm Not An American - The Dragsters - The Dragsters
24. Room At The Top - The Motorcycle Boy - The Motorcycle Boy
25. Hey Girl (Look What You've Done) - The Thanes - The Thanes

Disc: 5

1. Happy Days - The Shamen - The Shamen
2. Mealy Mouths - Mackenzies - Mackenzies
3. She Said To The Driver - The Mccluskey Brothers - The McCluskey Brothers
4. Jiffy Neckwear Creation - Baby Lemonade - Baby Lemonade
5. Girl Of Your Dreams - The Bachelor Pad - The Bachelor Pad
6. Jenny Nowhere - The Clouds - The Clouds
7. Marathon Man - Rote Kapelle - Rote Kapelle
8. The Adam Faith Experience - Jesse Garon & The Desperadoes - Jesse Garon & The Desperadoes
9. Teenage Superstars - The Vaselines - The Vaselines
10. Tiny Words - The Orchids - The Orchids
11. A Place Is So Hard To Find - The Groovy Little Numbers - The Groovy Little Numbers
12. Good Thing - The Vultures - The Vultures
13. The Great Divide - This Poison! - This Poison!
14. Head Start - The Prayers - The Prayers
15. Take Me Away - The Submarines - The Submarines
16. Think Like A Girl - The Church Grims - The Church Grims
17. If You Love Him, Let Him Go - Wilderness Children - Wilderness Children
18. Traffic Drone - The Cateran - The Cateran
19. Hills O' New Galloway - Nyah Fearties - Nyah Fearties
20. Miss O'Grady - Dog Faced Hermans - Dog Faced Hermans
21. Groin Death - Stretchheads - Stretchheads
22. The Beginning Of Wisdom - Cindytalk - Cindytalk
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