Television PersonalitiesThey Could Have Been Bigger Than The Beatles
DETAILSEvent: RECORD STORE DAY 2017
Release Date: 4/22/2017
Label: Fire Records
Release type: RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Release
Originally released in 1982, ‘They Could Have Been Bigger Than The Beatles’ was the influential band’s third album. A collection of singles, demos, outtakes and rarities that was intended to mark the band's breakup in 1982 had they not got back together again so soon. The record features ""David Hockney's Diaries"", ""The Boy In The Paisley Shirt"" and ""Psychedelic Holiday"". With the formidable Daniel Treacy at its core, Television Personalities remain one of new wave’s longest serving and seminal artists with a career spanning over three decades. The indie pop visionaries have influenced many people across the industry including Battles, Black Dice, Crystal Stilts, MGMT and Creation Records’ Alan McGee. ‘They Could Have Been Bigger Than The Beatles’ is reissued for Record Store Day 2017 on 12” black and white marble vinyl alongside ‘Mummy Your Not Watching Me’, ‘And Don’t The Kids Just Love It’ and ‘The Painted Word’. “Its scope is incredible, its ambition outstanding and its heart damn near broken.” Melody Maker, 1982 Limited edition of 1000 worldwide on white/black marbled vinyl.
A1 Three Wishes A2 David Hockney's Diary A3 In a Perfumed Garden A4 Flowers for Abigail A5 King And Country A6 The Boy in the Paisley Shirt A7 Games for Boys B1 Painter Men B2 Psychedelic Holiday B3 14th Floor B4 Sooty's Disco Party B5 Makin' Time B6 When Emily Cries B7 The Glittering Prizes B8 Anxiety Block B9 Mysterious Ways