Various The Great Liverpool Acoustic Experiment CD/DL-010Various The Great Liverpool Acoustic Experiment CD/DL-010

Released: March 2002, CD-Download

A unique and comtemporary acoustic based compilation. Featuring Liverpool based singer songwriters and bands, such as The Christians, Ian McNabb, The Hokum Clones, Edgar Summertyme amongst others.

TRACKS PRESS

1. Lin Sangster- ‘I Saw the Sun’ – Beautiful and inventive.
2. Space -‘Female of the Species’ – A stripped down version of their massive top 20 hit.
3. Steve Roberts-‘Holy Moses’ – Steve’s first release since his mercury nominated album ‘It Just Is’.
4. Edgar Summertyme-‘Mister can you tell me ?’ – The Former Stairs and Big Kids singer releases a soul classic.
5. The Hokum Clones-‘If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day’ -Live from the Merseyssippi Delta.
6. Howie Payne-‘In So Many Ways’ – The Sound of Laurel Canyon 1968 relocated to Sefton Park.
7. Nick Saunders-‘Resonance’ -Resonating with a respected nod to the glory of British Songwriters.
8. It’s Immaterial-‘Just Drive’ – A trilogy of road related romances.
9. Mike Badger-‘Memphis,Egypt’ – A new song previously unreleased by The La’s founder.
10. Una Quinn-‘I Lie’ – The voice of an angel.
11. Junebug-‘Down’ – In any sane universe this would be a contender for the Hit Parade.
12. Martyn Campbell-‘Splinters’ – The former Lightning Seeds bassman swaps four strings for six and comes up trumps.
13. Mother Lovers-‘Rex’ – A new band formed from the ashes of Tramp Attack.
14. Ian McNabb-‘When It All Comes Down’ – A live Favourite from the former Icicle Works singer / songwriter.
15. Pontoon-‘The Spider Song’ – One of the creepiest songs you will ever hear !
16. Yorkie-‘ In and Out of Love’ – An infamous figure from Liverpool’s music scene.
17. The Christians- ‘Father’ – A live outing from the fathers of sweet soul harmony.
18. Pete Wilkinson – ‘Cradle Song’ – A beautiful psychedelic lullaby.

  • ‘Ultimately, this album, reaffirms Liverpool’s music scene as varied and innovative. A must’ Big Issue in the North, March 2002
  • ‘A collectors item if ever there was one. Anyone who has ever listened to and loved Liverpool music needs this album – and that means all of you’Daily Post, Emma Yates
  • ‘It’s not often an album comes along that makes me dizzy with delight..but the Great Liverpool Acoustic Experiment is irresistable’ Liverpool Echo, Debbie Johnson
  • ‘The Viper Label should be commended for compiling a record that comes close to being the perfect compilation, yes it is really that good’ Amazon.co.uk, Customer reviews
  • ‘Acoustic ‘Female of the Species’ “That really knocked it out the ball park’ Jonathan Ross BBC Radio 2
  • ‘Liverpool spawned the greatest guitar band of them all – The Beatles. The strummers on this compilation continue that tradition in style – FAB!’ OK (Hotstars)

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