A compilation specially put together for release in Japan only. All songs previously released except tracks 15 and 16.
The debut release from Godstar, recorded from Dec '90 to Jan '92. All tracks have appeared on other releases.
One song each from Nic, Tom, Robyn and Alison, recorded in September, 1993. All songs appeared on The Godstar Reminder's September (hac60) album.
Recorded at Stuffhouse Studio, Glasgow on Easter Monday 1993 with the 'Scottish' line-up of Godstar featuring Dee Bahl (bass), Skip Reid (drums) and Eugene Kelly (guitar & backing vocals). Backing vocals added by Milo, Tom and Evan back in Sydney when it was mixed in September 1993. Look-A-Like and Smothered have also appeared on the Japanese release Way Out Jim (100GM-02).
Tracks 1,2 & 4 recorded at Fort Apache in mid-1994 from the Coastal sessions and track 3 recorded in Sydney Feb, 1994 featuring Ritchie Lewis (singer from Tumbleweed) on drums - his first time back on the skins in a couple of years! Peanut Butter was a Welcome Mat demo written by Leo Mullins (who went on to form 2 Litre Dolby). All tracks have not appeared anywhere else except Speak Memory Speak which appeared on Heard It Through The Bovine Vol.1.
Featuring unreleased (tracks 1-6) and rare songs (tracks 7 & 8 originally released on Coastal 'Side Four: Love & Death') plus a live show from November 1995 (tracks 9-14).
Before And After Coastal is also available as a 2CD edition with Coastal (hac42/hac105).
Both discs also sold separately.
CD DELETED - available on iTunes only
Original release date: 1995 on Half A Cow/Mercury
Re-release of Godstar's 1995 album with 4 non-LP b-sides added plus 14 track limited edition disc featuring unreleased (tracks 1-6) and rare songs (tracks 7 & 8 originally released on Coastal 'Side Four: Love & Death') plus a live show from November 1995 (tracks 9-14).
Both discs also sold separately.
"The grand sweep of these songs - taking in arrangements using brass, string and piano parts recorded both locally and abroad - rarely fetter their deep sentiment, aided by simple-hearted lyricism and the album's overall upbeat factor." - Rolling Stone, 1995
"Line-up change for each song and feature members of such local bands such as Smudge and the defunct Hummingbirds, or overseas pals such as Fuzzy. Lyrically Dalton is thirty-something and still fascinated by the joys of first love, the bewilderment of the break-up and the simple things in life. Add a couple of wide-ranging covers from Buffalo Springfield and the Stylistics and you've got a pleasantly motley menagerie." - Who Weekly, 1995
"From the time that snarling guitar cuts into the opener Mistletoe Revenge, you know it's got you. Pushpin's angelic melodies and cute tinklings prove all to short, but nonetheless infectious, but it's the brilliant pop pleasantries of the wonderful Another Spring Another Love that stands out so popervescently from the rest." - Drum Media, 1995
Track 1 edited version taken from Coastal (hac42). All other tracks previously unreleased. Tracks 2 and 3 now on re-issue of Coastal. Track 4 features Ritchie "Tumbleweed" Lewis on drums (refreshed his drumming skills after a 2 year break!).
A compilation of recordings made between the Sleeper and Coastal albums from the line-up of Nic Dalton, Tom Morgan, Robyn St. Clare and Alison Galloway. Contains the previously released 470 EP. Tracks 1-10 recorded late September 1993, track 11 and 12 recorded January 1993, track 13 recorded live at ABC Studio for JJJ 27th September 1993 and track 14 recorded live at the Lansdowne 24th September 1993. Includes covers of Richard Clapton's 'Girls On The Avenue', Devo's 'Mongoloid' and Sneeze's 'Autumnal Eyes'.
Long out-of-print Godstar seven tracker now available as a download (single tracks or entire cd) via iTunes. Features Nic Dalton, Tom Morgan, Alison Galloway, Evan Dando, Robyn St Clare, Alannah Russack. Recorded 1992 Sydney and Nth Cambridge.
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