Black Grape / It’s Great When You’re Straight… Yeah / deluxe edition


This November, Universal Music will issue a three-disc deluxe edition of one of the Black Grape’s 1995 debut, It’s Great When You’re Straight…Yeah.

The band were formed in ’93 and of course featured Shaun Ryder and Bez from The Happy Mondays. The album has come of age (it’s 21 years old) and the bonus CD in this new package features rare remixes, live tracks from the band’s 1996 Brixton Academy performance and even the band’s unofficial Euro ’96 football song, England’s Irie, which featured guest vocals from Clash frontman Joe Strummer.

The DVD includes promo videos, and TV performances from Top of the Pops and Later… with Jools Holland (although nothing from TFI Friday!). Paolo Hewitt contributes sleeve notes.

The album went to number one back in the day and delivered three hit singles Reverend Black Grape, In The Name Of The Father and Kelly’s Heroes.

This will be released on 4 November 2016. A vinyl version and single CD will also be available.

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CD 1
1.Reverend Black Grape
2.In The Name Of The Father
3.Tramazi Party
4.Kelly’s Heroes
5.Yeah Yeah Brother
6.A Big Day In The North
7.Shake Well Before Opening
9.Shake Your Money
10.Little Bob
CD 2
1.Tramazi Parti (Live – Brixton Academy 1996)
2.Shake Well Before Opening (Live – Brixton Academy 1996)
3.Little Bob (Live – Brixton Academy 1996)
4.Kelly’s Heroes (Live – Brixton Academy 1996)
5.Shake Your Money (Live – Brixton Academy 1996)
6.A Big Day In The North (Live – Brixton Academy 1996)
7.England’s Irie
8.Yeah Yeah Brother (Outlaw Josie Wales Mix)
9.Kelly’s Heroes (Milky Bar Kid Mix)
10.Fat Neck (Beat The Fuck Down Mix by Goldie)
11.Reverend Black Grape (The Crystal Method Edit)
12.Pretty Vacant (Live)
13.In The Name Of The Father (Choppers Mix)
14.Yeah Yeah Brother (Clockwork Orange Mix)
15.Reverend Black Grape (Dark Side Mix)
16.England’s Irie (Pass The Durazac)
17.Land Of 1000 Karma Sutra Babes

•Reverend Black Grape (Top Of The Pops 1995)
•Tramazi Party (Jools Holland 1995)
•In The Name Of The Father (Jools Holland 1995)
•Reverend Black Grape (Jools Holland 1995)
•Fat Neck (Top Of The Pops 1996)
•England’s Irie (Top Of The Pops 1996)
•Reverend Black Grape (Official Video)
•In The Name Of The Father (Official Video)
•2X Handy Hints from Bez

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