Cranes - John Peel Sessions 1989 - 1990

$28.00
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The first in a series of archival releases from the most wonderful Cranes.
Description
Formed in mid-1980’s Portsmouth by the brother & sister duo of Jim Shaw (drummer, keyboardist, guitarist, programmer) & Alison Shaw (vocalist, guitarist, bassist), Cranes first appeared in 1986 with Fuse, a self-released & now highly sought-after cassette of demos.

Their debut album ‘Self-Non-Self’ followed in 1989, catching the attention of legendary DJ John Peel, who invited them to record two sessions for his show in 1989 & 1990, the second seeing Mark Francombe (guitarist, keyboardist, bassist) & Matt Cope (guitarist) join ranks to form the line-up who would go on to record multiple albums for Dedicated including the much-loved album, ‘Forever’, which enjoys it’s 30th anniversary this year.

Cranes are releasing John Peel Sessions (1989-1990) on their own Dadaphonic label. The first in a series of archival releases, this compilation features original artwork by fêted 4AD & v23 sleeve designer Chris Bigg (Pixies, Cocteau Twins, The Breeders).

John Peel Sessions (1989-1990) will be available on black vinyl and as a highly-limited Dinked Archive Edition pressed on silver vinyl with an exclusive 12”x12” print of alternate artwork and Obi Strip.
Editions

+ Dinked Archive Edition
+ Silver Vinyl *
+ Exclusive 12 x 12 Chris Biggs print of alternate artwork *
+ Dinked Archive obi-strip and gold foil sticker *
+ Limited pressing of 400 *
+ One Per Customer

* EXCLUSIVE to Dinked Edition

Tracklisting

Side A
E.G. Shining
Focus Breathe
Starblood
Til Tomorrow

Side B
Da Da 331
Give
Inescapable

Release Info

Release Date: 2nd June 2023
Format: LP
Label: Dadaphonic

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