The The

See Without Being Seen

£15.99
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1st May 2020 / CD / Cineola

The The

See Without Being Seen

£15.99

See Without Being Seen is the lost first album by the teenage Matt Johnson, now reissued under the moniker of THE THE. Originally available only as a limited edition cassette in 1979, the master tapes were thought lost for many years. Recorded in the cellar of the then teenage Johnson’s parent’s pub, The Crown, in Loughton, Essex and at the time sold at underground gigs on cassette, these legendary archive recordings, featuring 13 tracks retrieved and restored from Matt Johnson’s personal archive, were recorded in 1978-79 a couple of years before ‘official’ first release 'Burning Blue Soul'.

1. Troops
2. Homa's Coma
3. Planetarium
4. Spaceship In My Barn
5. Insect Children
6. My Vymura
7. Window Ledge
8. Sugar & Spies
9. White Stone on Earth
10. People On Sight
11. Let's Do It Again
12. Empty Night Train Home
13. Lazy Finger Shake

Format /CD
Released /1st May 2020
Catalogue / CINECD1
Barcode / 787099971557
Artist / The The
Label /Cineola
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