added: 2 Apr 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Universal Music Catalogue's new 'Re-presents' label takes well known and loved albums from decades gone and quite literally re-presents them in a fresh, new form. Each 2CD package will include the original album appears as it was in its entirety and will be crammed full of exciting material including original B-sides, alternative mixes, extended versions and edits ' many of which have never before appeared on CD ' A sure way to whet the appetites of seasoned fans and new discoverers to these classic records alike. Writing On The Wall was the fifth and final studio album released by 80s pop sensations Bucks Fizz. It came out in 1986 to great critical acclaim, described by Smash Hits as 'brilliantly conceived pop music' and 'a gem' by Music Week.
This is a very special 25th Anniversary edition of the album which includes a host of rarities including a brand-new never released extended mix of 'Soul Motion', unedited versions of 'Give A Little Love' and 'Don't Turn Back', two of Bobby Gee's solo offerings and a first release is given to a number of tracks recorded in 1988. There are also original 12' mixes and B-sides of the era and two previously unreleased medleys from the 'Live at Fairfield Hall' session.
CD1 ' THE DEFINITIVE ALBUM
1. NEW BEGINNING (FULL LENGTH VERSION)
2. LOVE THE ONE YOU'RE WITH (7' VERSION)
3. DON'T TURN BACK (UNEDITED VERSION)
4. KEEP EACH OTHER WARM (LONG VERSION)
5. LOVE IN A WORLD GONE MAD (1986 7' VERSION)
6. THE COMPANY YOU KEEP
7. SOUL MOTION
8. GIVE A LITTLE LOVE (UNEDITED VERSION)
9. IN YOUR EYES
10. I NEED YOUR LOVE
11. TOO HARD
12. LOVE THE ONE YOU'RE WITH (EXTENDED VERSION)
13. I HEAR TALK (1986 EXTENDED VERSION)
14. LOVE IN A WORLD GONE MAD (EXTENDED VERSION)
15. NEW BEGINNING (EXTENDED VERSION)
CD2 ' BONUS DISC 'LOST MASTERS 3'
1. LOVE THE ONE YOU'RE WITH (ALTERNATE MIX)
2. KEEP EACH OTHER WARM (THE ORIGINAL IDEA)
3. LOVE IN A WORLD GONE MAD (SHELLEY PRESTON VERSION)
4. BIG DEAL (1986 7')
5. I WANT TO STAY (UNEDITED VERSION)
6. WHATS ONE LONELY WOMAN (LAID BACK MIX 2011)
7. THE COMPANY YOU KEEP (DEMO)
8. EASY TROUBLE (CHERYL BAKER)
9. ONE HEART (BOBBY GEE)
10. I SHOULD HAVE BEEN STRONG (BOBBY GEE)
11. PAPER HEARTS (SHELLEY PRESTON)
12. INNOCENT (BOBBY GEE)
13. BIG DEAL (1986 EXTENDED VERSION)
14. LIVE 'MOTOWN MEDLEY'
15. LIVE 'ROLLING STONES MEDLEY'
16. SOUL MOTION (2011 EXTENDED VERSION)
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