More northern post-punk in Revolutionary Spirit: The Sound of Liverpool 1976-1988

Following the Manchester North of England collection, Cherry Red Records are set to release another post-punk heavy box-set this January.  The new collection is called Revolutionary Spirit: The Sound of Liverpool 1976-1988 is a 5-disc, 100-song collection of artists from Liverpool that features music from Echo & The Bunnymen, The Teardrop Explodes, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Modern Eon, A Flock of Seagulls, The Wild Swans, Icicle Works, Nightmares In Wax, The La’s and more.

Revolutionary Spirit: The Sound of Liverpool 1976-1988 is due out in January 2018. The finalised tracklist has yet to be officially announced, but the collection’s official Facebook page has posted a disc-by-disc list of the featured artists (see below).

Cherry Red promises that the box-set will include: “familiar names, key tracks, unreleased material, demos, rare and obscure releases, artist sleevenotes and unseen imagery.”

For other northern artists, be sure to check out Cherry Red’s Manchester North of England collection, which features Joy Division, The Smiths, The Fall, and more.

Artists selection on Revolutionary Spirit: The Sound of Liverpool 1976-1988

DISC 1 :1976-1980

  • Deaf School
  • Big In Japan
  • Yachts
  • Echo And The Bunnymen
  • Ded Byrds
  • 0-51
  • The Dance Party
  • The Teardrop Explodes
  • Faction
  • Lori And The Chameleons
  • Nightmares In Wax
  • Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
  • Jaqui & Jeanette
  • Clive Langer And The Boxes
  • Glass Torpedoes
  • The Original Mirrors
  • The Moondogs
  • The Planets
  • The Chuddy Nuddies
  • Spitfire Boys
  • Geisha Girls

DISC 2: 1980-1981

  • Dalek I
  • A Flock Of Seagulls
  • Ellery Bop
  • The Nice Men
  • Black
  • Systems
  • Freeze Frame
  • Attempted Moustache
  • Afraid Of Mice
  • Cook Da Books
  • Windows
  • Chinese Religion
  • Hambi And The Dance
  • Egypt For Now
  • Those Naughty Lumps
  • Modern Eon
  • A Formal Sigh
  • The Moderates

DISC 3: 1982-1983

  • The Wild Swans
  • China Crisis
  • Pink Industry
  • Passion Polka
  • Box Of Toys
  • Care
  • The Bamboo Fringe
  • Steve Lindsey
  • Ex Post Facto
  • Chain Of Command
  • Ambrose Reynolds
  • Royal Family And The Poor
  • Will Sergeant
  • Shiny Two Shiny
  • Icicle Works
  • It’s Immaterial
  • Public Disgrace
  • Send No Flowers
  • The Room
  • The Balcony (Mk I)
  • The Turquoise Swimming Pools

DISC 4: 1983-1985

  • Frankie Goes To Hollywood
  • Mr Amir
  • Brenda And The Beach Balls
  • The Lotus Eaters
  • Dead Or Alive
  • Virgin Dance
  • Alternative Radio
  • Margox
  • The Cherry Boys
  • The Light
  • Pale Fountains
  • The Balcony (Mk II)
  • The High Five
  • The Press Gang
  • Western Promise
  • Old Ma Cuxsom and the Soapchoppers
  • The Rioutous Hues
  • Mel-O-Tones
  • Marshmallow Overcoat

DISC 5: 1986-1988

  • Jegsy Dodd And The Sons Of Harry Cross ‎
  • The La’s
  • Barbel
  • Magic Carpets
  • Benny Profane
  • Jactars
  • The Tempest
  • The Onset
  • The Tractors
  • Cyclic Amp
  • The DaVincis
  • The Walking Seeds
  • Ministry Of Love
  • A Game Of Soldiers
  • Exhibit B
  • Thomas Lang
  • Revolutionary Army Of The Infant Jesus

 

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