The Albums 4CD boxed set

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Matchbox
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.

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Disc 1

1. ROCKABILLY REBEL
2. BUZZ BUZZ A DIDDLE IT
3. SEVENTEEN
4. TELL ME HOW
5. HURRICANE
6. EVERYBODY NEEDS A LITTLE LOVE
7. ROCKIN’ AT THE RITZ
8. HI-FLY WOMAN
9. LOVE IS GOING OUT OF FASHION
10. POOR BOY
11. LORD MR.FORD
12. BLACK SLACKS
13. MAD RUSH
14. I DON’T WANNA BOOGIE ALONE
15. PALISADES PARK
16. CRAZY HAZE

Disc 2

1. MIDNITE DYNAMOS
2. SHOCKED N SHATTERED
3. CHECKIN’ OUT
4. C’MON LET’S GO
5. MARIE MARIE
6. SOUTHERN BOYS
7. BACK-ROW ROMEO
8. SIXTEEN CHICKS
9. SWEET LOLITA
10. WHEN YOU ASK ABOUT LOVE
11. JELLY ROLL
12. BACK HERE IN BOSTON
13. STRANGER IN NEVADA
14. LOVE IS GOING OUT OF FASHION (NEW VERSION)
15. SCOTTED DICK
16. YOU’VE MADE A FOOL OF ME
17. OVER THE RAINBOW / YOU BELONG TO ME
18. DON’T BREAK UP THE PARTY
19. STAY COOL
20. I’M A LOVER MAN
21. LITTLE LONELY GIRL

Disc 3

1. LOVE’S MADE A FOOL OF YOU
2. HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER
3. ANGELS ON SUNDAY
4. LONE STAR DREAMERS
5. BONAPARTE’S RETREAT
6. WHIPLASH
7. BABE’S IN THE WOOD
8. DON’T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES
9. YOU’RE THE ONE
10. 24 HOURS
11. WISH I’D NEVER (SAID HELLO)
12. ARABELLA’S ON HER WAY
13. TOKYO JOE
14. SPRINGHEEL JACK
15. CITY WOMEN

Disc 4

1. ONE MORE SATURDAY NIGHT
2. I AIN’T TAKING NO PRISONERS
3. CROSSED LINE
4. MAD BAD & DANGEROUS
5. I WANT OUT
6. ROLLIN’ ON
7. RIDING THE NIGHT
8. GATE CRASHING
9. HOT LOVING
10. DREAMERS SOMETIMES DO
11. MEAN ‘N’ EVIL
12. AIN’T MUCH FUN
13. HEAVEN CAN WAIT