- Audio CD (24 Sept. 2012)
- Number of Discs: 1
- Label: EDSEL
- ASIN: B008J4TH2G
- Other Editions: Vinyl | MP3 Download
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (73 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 32,552 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)
|Price:||£9.99 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £20. Details|
AutoRip is available only for eligible CDs and vinyl sold by Amazon EU Sarl (but does not apply to gift orders or PrimeNow orders). See Terms and Conditions for full details, including costs which may apply for the MP3 version in case of order returns or cancellations.
- Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
- Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
- Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
- Dispatch to this address when you check out
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
The Hipsters, the first studio album for eleven years by multi-platinum selling band Deacon Blue marks the bands 25th Anniversary since their debut album Raintown was released.
Deacon Blue were never hipsters but with six million album sales, 12 UK Top 40 singles and two No.1 albums to their credit, they have been very successful and have always been adored by their fans. Their inspirational brand of soulful Scottish pop remains an enduring tonic for the troops. Even Wayne Rooney tweeted his Spotify playlist before England's vital group match against Ukraine in Euro 2012, with "Real Gone Kid", being his No.1 song.
But hip? Cool? One of the bands that you d find hanging out with the fashionistas? That was never Deacon Blue. So, The Hipsters is a decidedly ironic title for the group's first studio album since Homesick in 2001. For beneath that faintly sardonic veneer is a collection of finely-tuned songs which finds Ricky Ross reflecting on the long-distance life and times of his group with a deep, thoughtful passion. Eg White (Adele, Will Young, Duffy, James Morrison, Joss Stone) contributes on "Turn".
Top Customer Reviews
From the moment i heard Loaded all those years ago Deacon Blues albums have been in my collection. In the late eighties/early nineties Ricky Ross and the gang released the fantastic Raintown, When the World Knows your Name, Fellow Hoodlums and the ok Whatever you say say nothing. 11 years ago they released their last album Homesick which although containing some decent tracks, that Deacon Blue magic wasnt quite there.
So what would an album after all this time have to offer. I have been looking forward to the release for ages with some fear that The Hipsters would be a bit of a disappointment.
Far from it, this album has ignited my love of Deacon Blue, so much so that i am looking forward to the release of the re-packaged previous albums containing all the bonus material.
A quick run through
Here I Am In London Town - A gentle soulful start to the album (just as born in a storm was to Raintown) with Rickies voice over a piano
The Hipsters - First single release from the album, great catchy track - Shining, Falling, Glistening, Diving
Stars - Ricky and the beautiful Lorraine doing what they do best
Turn - potential single.
The Rest - rousing chorus, deacon blue from any era
The Outsiders - A standout track - one to sing a long to at concerts
Thats What We Can Do - 'We trust, We change, We move, From one place to another, cause thats what we can do, We talk, Forgive, We give - everything that love allows cause thats what we can do.Read more ›
It's like finding a friend who you knew really well and lost touch with - this album will remind you how much you liked Deacon Blue
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Disapointed by this material. Nothing like as good as Raintown.Published 9 months ago by malcolm jackson
Deacon blue are on of my favourite bands of all time....cracking album....would recommend it.....truely magical...I must have played it over 100 times.. Read morePublished 9 months ago by covkev
Saw Deacon Blue in concert and bought this afterwards. Really good album especially "Here I am in London Town". Proof the band are still as good as ever.Published 18 months ago by peter stone
Oh, I've missed this band! Great new songs and the usual high standards of production. If you like them, you'll like it.Published 22 months ago by johnnyh
Hipsters is a very good album - not their best but easy to lidten to, would recommend it to all fansPublished 23 months ago by dixie
Excellent album. I already had it on CD. Just wanted the vinyl copy. Happy to see it was a lovely opaque yellow. Plays brilliantly.Published 24 months ago by Amazon Customer