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  • The Raincoats 'The Raincoats' - Cargo Records UK

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    The Raincoats 'The Raincoats'

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    The Raincoats 'The Raincoats'

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    New pressing on 180g Transparent red vinyl. Limited to 1000 copies.

    We ThRee announce the reissue of the "The Raincoats" the legendary first album by The Raincoats originally released on Rough Trade Records in 1979. Widely acclaimed as one of the musical highlights of the post punk period and a breakthrough moment for women in music, "The Raincoats" has been commercially unavailable for the past 10 years.

    The album was recorded in 1979 by Ana da Silva, Gina Birch, Palmolive and Vicky Aspinall and was produced by Geoff Travis and Mayo Thompson. The album has been re-mastered from original masters and the vinyl is pressed in heavyweight 180g and comes with a free mp3 download coupon.

    “I really don’t know much about The Raincoats except that they recorded some music that has affected me so much that whenever I hear it I’m reminded of a particular time in my life when I was (shall we say) extremely unhappy, lonely and bored. If it weren’t for the luxury of putting on that scratchy copy of The Raincoats’ first record, I would have had very few moments of peace”. Kurt Cobain in 1993.

    Tracklisting:
    1. Fairytale In The Supermarket
    2. No Side To Fall In
    3. Adventures Close To Home
    4. Off Duty Trip
    5. Black and White
    6. Lola
    7. The Void
    8. Life on the Line
    9. You’re a Million
    10. In Love
    11. No Looking
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  • The Raincoats 'Odyshape' - Cargo Records UK

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    The Raincoats 'Odyshape'

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    The Raincoats 'Odyshape'

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    We ThRee announce the reissue of the "Odyshape" the second album by The Raincoats originally released on Rough Trade Records in 1981.

    Re-mastered from original masters. Heavyweight 180 gram vinyl. CD special edition. Liner notes by Kim Gordon.

    It was The Raincoats I related to most. They seemed like ordinary people playing extraordinary music. Music that was natural that made room for cohesion of personalities. They had enough confidence to be vulnerable and to be themselves without having to take on the mantle of male rock/punk rock aggression…or the typical female as sex symbol avec irony or sensationalism. (Kim Gordon, Sonic Youth,1993).

    We just really loved what The Raincoats were doing - they were a really exciting band. I think the thing that was good about The Raincoats simply was that the tradition that they were playing in was their own and so they had an original voice. You couldn’t ignore them - they were undeniably fascinating - the interplay between the two voices and the sound of the group was something original and that was what was exciting about them. (Geoff Travis, Rough Trade Records, February 2009)

    Tracklisting:
    1. Shouting Out Loud
    2. Family Treet
    3. Only Loved At Night
    4. Dancing In My Head
    5. Odyshape
    6. And Then It’s Ok
    7. Baby Song
    8. Red Shoes
    9. Go Away
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