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Leave The Straight Life Behind (Expanded Edition)


2 x CD reissue of BOB’s 1991 album Leave The Straight Life Behind, featuring the original album (plus 4 bonus tracks) on Disc 1, and the band’s Complete BBC Session Recordings on Disc 2. Includes a richly illustrated booklet with extensive sleevenotes and lyrics.

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Released by 3 Loop Music in 2014, this 2 CD expanded edition of BOB’s only ‘proper’ album, Leave The Straight Life Behind, featured the original 1991 album  augmented by Many Strings (the b-side to Nothing For Something, recorded during the album sessions), three demos (Come Winter, Bloodline and Another Crow), and the complete BBC Sessions recorded by the band: three sessions for Radio 1’s  John Peel Show, one for the Simon Mayo Show, and one recorded live for BBC Humberside in 1989. The full track listing is as follows:

Disc One: The Original Album

Skylark III
Nothing For Something
Who You Are
Old Jean Blues
Take Take Take
Skylark II
Saying Goodbye
95 Tears
The Belly
Leave The Straight Life Behind

Bonus Tracks:
Many Strings
Come Winter
Another Crow

Disc Two: The Complete BBC Sessions

Esmerelda Brookly
Brian Wilson’s Bed
Time Like These
Just Like You
Smelly Summer
It Was Kevin
Who You Are
So Far, So Good
It Was Kevin
Extension BOB, Please
Throw Away The Key
Wild West Nine
Uphill Down

Weight 0.9 kg
Dimensions 14 × 12.5 × 0.5 cm


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