The Pop Group

Alien Blood

£20.99
  • The Pop Group - Alien Blood
20th March 2020 / LP / Mute

The Pop Group

Alien Blood

£20.99

Alien Blood is the result of the band’s meticulous process of revisiting the original 2” tapes of their studio sessions and recordings, unearthing never-before-heard material, including the studio recording of ‘Kiss The Book’, gloves off version of ‘We Are Time (Ricochet)’, and ‘Words Disobey Me (Dennis The Menace Mix)’ whilst exposing the raw skeletons of iconic tracks such as the original velocity of ‘Thief of Fire (Bass Addict).’ Alien Blood reveals the life of Y before everything was finalised, exposing revelatory dimensions within these iconic works.


Mark Stewart from the band embarked on a solo career releasing his pioneering album Learning To Live With Cowardice in 1983. Gareth Sager and Bruce Smith went on to form Rip Rig & Panic alongside Neneh Cherry. The Pop Group reformed in 2010 to tour and have since released 2 new studio albums.

“This is a record of dire necessity, armed for combat against a long litany of ills—none more than typicality.” 
Pitchfork

Includes large format poster

A1  Kiss The Book
A2  Blood Money (Slow Thief)
A3  Don't Call Me Pain (First Mix)
A4  Words DisobeyMe (Dennis the Menace Mix)
A5   We Are Time (Ricochet)
B1   Thief Of Fire (Bass Addict)
B2   Savage Sea (Sparse)
B3   Boys From Brazil (Ridge Feels)
B4   Snowgirl (Take 3)
B5   Don't Sell Your Dreams ('A' Mix)

Format /LP
Released /20th March 2020
Catalogue / TPGAB1
Barcode / 5400863020293
Artist / The Pop Group
Label /Mute
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