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THE HEADS - "UNDER SIDED" (Released 9th September 2022)




//Rooster Records//

£98.99 – 4xLP, Limited Edition Numbered Colour Vinyl with 2xCD plus Slipmat and Stickers

£39.99 – 2xLP, Limited Edition Colour in Colour Vinyl

Originally released in 2002 on the Sweet Nothing label, Under Sided was recorded in 2001 at WhiteHouse Studios in Weston Super Mare, with Martin Nichols engineering. The band had previously recorded tracks for Mans Ruin 10” at these studios (also famous for Ripcord, Heresy, Slowdive, Hardskin, Decadence Within, Icehouse.. amongst many others!).

For the reissue, the original recordings were remastered for vinyl and CD by long time Heads Masterer (!) Shawn Joseph. The resultant 8 tracks, spread over 4 sides of vinyl are some of the best music the Heads have recorded, after a bit of a hiatus following their 2000 US tour / Peel session (included in the boxset / on the 2CD version here), the band regrouped and worked out the tracks for the album, relentless rehearsing for the recording. Very few shows happened in that 2001-2002 timeframe.. band members were busy, earning a living, getting on with life, but they still had some riffs/songs there.

Upon release in 2002 the album got great reviews in the press, from Kerrang and MOJO to the Sunday Times, all helping the Bristol four-piece confirm their cult status, which has continued to current times.

Box Set

4LP + 2CD
24-page booklet
Bonus 2LP featuring their Peel session from 2000; compilation tracks; unreleased demo versions
Bonus CDS feature nearly 150 minutes of Live recordings from their gigs on the Thekla in Bristol and rehearsal room tapes in 2001 and 2002.

2xLP Tracklisting:

Il ratto, la ram, il gallo ed il serpente
Trilogy part 3
Bedminster #1
False heavy
Vibrating digit
Heavy sea

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2xLP Limited Edition, Limited Edition 4xLP Boxset