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The Night Ferry EP EP

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  • Audio CD (14 July 2014)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: EP
  • Label: Vinyl Star Records
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 129,627 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Product Description

The Men They Couldn't Hang celebrated 30 years on the loose on Easter Saturday with a sold out live show at the O2 in the heart of London's Shepherd s Bush the band's spiritual home and where, among the boozers, cafes and squats, they first coalesced as a motley collection of buskers, chancers and layabouts. A successful Pledge campaign has seen them back in the recording studio for their 9th album, produced by Pat Collier and due later in 2014, preceded by this, the 'Night Ferry' EP. Already getting global airplay this EP provides some early delights for those that cannot wait until the full album has been recorded and mixed. Recorded during savage bouts of drinking, mess, ribald reminiscence, raucous recreation and a couple of weeks of bed and board at a South London flophouse, the album features such traditional themes as piracy, fascism, fishing and a little touch of romance in Henry V's invasion force of 1415. It will undoubtedly re-state TMTCH's reputation as both originators and unique pillar of the roots rock renaissance, as well as one of Britain's finest ever bands. This EP features 4 tracks (3 exclusives) that provide a flavor of the beautiful tuneful chaos that currently reigns in The Men They Couldn't Hang studio sessions. Championed by John Peel, TMTCH's debut single 'Green Fields of France' was a huge hit on the UK Indie chart and was no. 3 in Peel's Festive Fifty for 1984 (behind The Smiths and Cocteau Twins). The song subsequently appeared on their first album, Night of a Thousand Candles [1985]. The following year, they recorded How Green Is The Valley with producer Mick Glossop, while by 1988 and their third album Waiting for Bonaparte , TMTCH had also achieved recognition in mainland Europe for their political comment and raucous live shows. Touring in support of 1989's Silvertown , the band played to a crowd of more than 250,000 in Estonia as communism started to crumble, prior to an unforgettable appearance at Reading Festival. At the height of their career, they recorded the acclaimed Domino Club [1990] with producer Pat Collier, but then went on hiatus in 1991 following a farewell tour. Performing sporadically for the next few years, TMTCH reunited permanently in 1996 and released a new album, Never Born To Follow and the Six Pack EP [1997] that delighted their fans by displaying a fresh power and vitality to their music. Two Best Of collections, Majestic Grill and The Mud, The Blood And The Beer [both 1998] were eventually followed by the well received albums The Cherry Red Jukebox [2003] and the Pat Collier produced Devil On The Wind in 2009. TMTCH have spent the last few years touring regularly throughout Europe and playing at numerous festivals alongside the likes of The Levellers, Billy Bragg and Nick Lowe. Vocalist Phil Odgers has also had an indie hit with his solo album The Godforsaken Voyage.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Henderson R 166 on 10 Sept. 2014
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Return to form from TMTCH. Looking forward to the new Album
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