Durutti Column - Vini Reilly + Womad Live - New 2LP + CLear 7" - RSD20

Durutti Column - Vini Reilly + Womad Live - New 2LP + CLear 7" - RSD20

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Format: New & Sealed 2LP + Clear 7" Label: Factory Benelux Cat. No: FBN244 Barcode: 709000000000 Released: 29/08/2020 ***LIMITED EDITION RARE ITEM***RECORD STORES DAY 2020 Drops Event***Buy here ONLINE ONLY from 6pm Saturday 29th August 2020***LIMITED SALE 1 PER CUSTOMER***

Limited to 1000 Copies.

Factory Benelux presents an expanded double vinyl edition of Vini Reilly, the acclaimed seventh studio album by Manchester ensemble The Durutti Column. Originally released by Factory Records in 1989, just 1000 copies have been pressed in black vinyl (with bonus seven inch in CLEAR vinyl ) for Record Store Day on 18 April 2020.

Produced by Vini Reilly and Stephen Street (The Smiths, Morrissey, Blur), the original working title of the Vini Reilly album was The Durutti Column Sampler. The sleeve itself samples Bob Dylan circa Highway 61 Revisited, showcasing an iconic portrait by Mark Warner. Indeed much about the album flirts with mainstream culture, being a deliberate attempt to position Reilly as a 'pop' artist following his chart-topping collaboration with Morrissey on Viva Hate.This collaboration is further explored on the bonus 7" single, which features rare outtake I Know Very Well How I Got My Note Wrong and exquisite homage For Steven Patrick. Bonus tracks on this 2020 double-disc remaster include several never before issued on vinyl, including William B and Red Square from the extended CD version of Vini Reilly, plus all four tracks from pristine performance CD WOMAD Live. Recorded at the WOMAD Festival in Cornwall in August 1988, the core Durutti duo of Vini Reilly and Bruce Mitchell are here augmented by Andy Connell on keys and Chinese opera singer Liu Sola.