The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Horse Of The Dog
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Horse Of The Dog

The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Horse Of The Dog

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This item is scheduled to be released on 10th March 2023.

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Loud, loud, loud! We're so delighted to add the gothic, psychobilly sounds of Eighties Matchbox to the Dinked Archives!

Description

We have a short bucket list of "been out of print for way too long" releases. Let's tick this beast off! In the early 2000s, The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster emerged with a black-hearted blast of frenetic psychobilly, punk and goth that felt like a closing time punch-up between The Birthday Party, The Cramps and The Make-Up. Their lunatic intensity was best captured within their first two albums, 2002’s ‘Hörse of the Dög’ and 2004’s ‘The Royal Society’, both of which remain adored as cult classics to this day by a fanbase still addicted by their visceral, riotous noise rock.

One of the band’s biggest fans is the film director Edgar Wright, who directed the music video for their song ‘Psychosis Safari’ as he was working on his own cult classic, ‘Shaun of the Dead’. The film even featured ‘Mister Mental’ (from ‘The Royal Society’) on its soundtrack. Still a fan to this day, Wright has penned the accompanying liner notes that will feature in all physical versions of the reissue. He writes:

“The aural assault of ‘Celebrate Your Mother’, ‘Chicken’, ‘Giant Bones’, ‘Fishfingers’ and, frankly, the whole fucking album, represents the uniquely combustive togetherness of this band who in 2002 existed paradoxically both within and outside the music scene of the day… Behold an album too fast to live, but too young to ever die. The finest 25 minutes of freak energy one can handle.”

Formed in Brighton on January 1st 2000, The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster went on to release one final record, 2010’s ‘Blood & Fire’, before disbanding. They experienced a rediscovery in 2012 when ‘Chicken’ featured in a Nike campaign, which led to the band reuniting for sold-out shows in London, Brighton and Manchester.

Format Info

+ Dinked Archive Edition No. 11
+ "Corona colour” splatter LP (original album) *
+ Clear vinyl LP (all the B-sides compilation)
+ Mirror board sleeve *
+ 12 x 12 insert with liner notes by Edgar Wright
+ Dinked gold foil archive sticker
+ Numbered obi-strip *
+ Limited pressing of 700 *

* EXCLUSIVE to Dinked

Tracklisting

+ Dinked Archive Edition No. 11
+ "Corona colour” splatter LP (original album) *
+ Clear vinyl LP (all the B-sides compilation)
+ Mirror board sleeve *
+ 12 x 12 insert with liner notes by Edgar Wright
+ Dinked gold foil archive sticker
+ Numbered obi-strip *
+ Limited pressing of 700 *

* EXCLUSIVE to Dinked

Artist: The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Label: No Death
Catalogue: NODEATH1LPD
Barcode: 5053760096511
Format: Dinked, LP or CD
Release Date: 10th March 2023

This product is a pre order and is scheduled to be released 10th March 2023.

This product is available on preorder with a limited discounted price.

                               

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The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Horse Of The Dog is available for preorder now and has a scheduled release date of 10th March 2023. In the event of any delays to this date, we will try to keep this page updated, specifically in the 'release updates' tab. Sadly, we are seeing a lot of date changes in 2022 so please bear with us.

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