The Albums 4CD boxed set
The Albums 1979-82 4CD Boxed Set
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A 65 track 4 CD box set rounding up all of Rockabilly Revival band Matchbox’s recordings for Magnet Records between 1979 and 1982.
• Disc 1 is their self-titled debut for the label which reached No. 44 in the UK chart.
It contains the hit singles Rockabilly Rebel (No.18) and Buzz Buzz A Diddle It (No.22) as well as the non-charting Black Slacks.
It also includes four bonus tracks including two recorded under the name of Cyclone.
• The second disc is 1980’s Midnite Dynamos album which reached No.23 in the British charts.
The title track gave the band a No.14 hit single and the album also includes the No.4 smash When You Ask About Love.
The eight bonus cuts include the No.15 hit Over The Rainbow as well as two ultra-rare Japanese only singles, I’m A Lover Man and Little Lonely Girl.
• Disc 3 is the Flying Colours album which contained the hit singles Babe’s In The Wood (No.46) and Love’s Made A Fool Of You (No.63).
• The final disc is the 1982 LP “Crossed Line”, released here on CD for the first time.
It features the No.63 hit single One More Saturday Night plus their collaboration with the late Kirsty MacColl on I Want Out.
Each disc comes in a card wallet depicting the original LP art on the front, and includes bonus tracks from their non-album singles.
The accompanying 20 page booklet comes complete with in-depth liner notes plus pictures of all relevant singles sleeves.
1. ROCKABILLY REBEL
1. MIDNITE DYNAMOS
1. LOVE’S MADE A FOOL OF YOU
1. ONE MORE SATURDAY NIGHT