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When Colin MacIntyre's debut Mull Historical Society single Barcode Bypass (Rough Trade) was named NME's Debut Single of the Year in 2000, and it then received it's first daytime airplay (all 7 minutes of it) on Radio 1 - Jo Whiley's show, it was clear a truly original song-writing talent had emerged as if fully formed - and from the unlikely Atlantic outpost of the isle of Mull, in the Scottish Hebrides (population of 2,500 people, 28,234 sheep).  Named after a genuine society dedicated to the preservation of tradition on the bands home island; Mull sit somewhere in the valley between the Flaming Lips, Super Furry Animals and Beta Band.  This 4 CD media book looks back at the early period of Mull's career, gathering together all of their studio recordings from the period between 2000 to 2004. Discs 1 and 2 are dedicated to the gold-selling albums Loss and Us and include some of Mull's most popular singles Watching Xanadu, The Final Arrears, Animal Cannabus and Live Like The Automatics. Mull's third studio album (released on Unique Records) This Is Hope can be found on disc 3, whilst disc 4 is filled to the brim with B-sides, rarities, live tracks, demos and unreleased material.  This collection is complete with a 36 page booklet featuring an extract from Colin's new memoir The Boy In the Bubble and complemented with a plethora of previously unseen archival photos and memorabilia from Colin's personal archives. There's also words from the award winning author Tom Clayton and journalist Billy Sloan depicting the impact Mull Historical Society has had on them and the wider world.
When Colin MacIntyre's debut Mull Historical Society single Barcode Bypass (Rough Trade) was named NME's Debut Single of the Year in 2000, and it then received it's first daytime airplay (all 7 minutes of it) on Radio 1 - Jo Whiley's show, it was clear a truly original song-writing talent had emerged as if fully formed - and from the unlikely Atlantic outpost of the isle of Mull, in the Scottish Hebrides (population of 2,500 people, 28,234 sheep).  Named after a genuine society dedicated to the preservation of tradition on the bands home island; Mull sit somewhere in the valley between the Flaming Lips, Super Furry Animals and Beta Band.  This 4 CD media book looks back at the early period of Mull's career, gathering together all of their studio recordings from the period between 2000 to 2004. Discs 1 and 2 are dedicated to the gold-selling albums Loss and Us and include some of Mull's most popular singles Watching Xanadu, The Final Arrears, Animal Cannabus and Live Like The Automatics. Mull's third studio album (released on Unique Records) This Is Hope can be found on disc 3, whilst disc 4 is filled to the brim with B-sides, rarities, live tracks, demos and unreleased material.  This collection is complete with a 36 page booklet featuring an extract from Colin's new memoir The Boy In the Bubble and complemented with a plethora of previously unseen archival photos and memorabilia from Colin's personal archives. There's also words from the award winning author Tom Clayton and journalist Billy Sloan depicting the impact Mull Historical Society has had on them and the wider world.
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Archaeology: Complete Recordings 2000-2004 (Box)
Artist: Mull Historical Society
Format: CD
New: Out of Stock
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DISC: 1

1. Public Service Announcer
2. Watching Xanadu
3. Instead
4. I Tried
5. This Is Not Who We Were
6. Barcode Bypass
7. Only I
8. Animal Cannabus
9. Strangeways Inside
10. Mull Historical Society
11. Paper Houses
12. Loss
13. Some You Win, Some You Lose (Taken from 'I Tried' Single - 2000)
14. Ugly Buildings Are Beautiful (Taken from 'Animal Cannabus' Single - 2001)
15. Industrial Hangers (Taken from 'Animal Cannabus' Single - 2001)
16. Pigeon Fancier (By Correspondence) (Taken from 'Watching Xanadu' Single - 2001)
17. You and Me Ground Zero
18. Mull Ferry Announcer
19. The Final Arrears
20. Am I Wrong
21. Oh Mother
22. Asylum
23. Live Like the Automatics
24. Don't Take Your Love Away from Me
25. Minister for Genetics ; Insurance M.P
26. 5 More Minutes
27. Gravity
28. Can
29. The Supermarket Strikes Back
30. Clones
31. Her Is You
32. Us
33. Narrow Escape at 2000 Feet (Taken from 'Am I Wrong Single - 2003)
34. Can't Do It (Taken from Us Version of 'Us' - 2003)
35. You Asked Her to Marry You (Taken from Us Version of 'Us' - 2003)
36. When I'm Awake (Cavum) (Taken from Us Version of 'Us' - 2003)
37. MHS Lady (Taken from Us Version of 'Us' - 2003)
38. Citizen Fame (Taken from 'Final Arrears' Single - 2003)
39. "I Am Hope!" Intro Track
40. Peculiar
41. How 'Bout I Love You More
42. Treescavengers
43. This Is the Hebrides
44. Tobermory Zoo
45. Death O£ a Scientist (A Vision of Man Over Machine 2004)
46. Your Love, My Gain
47. Casanova at the Weekend
48. My Friend the Addict
49. Len
50. In the Next Life (A Requiem)
51. This Is Hope (The Birth of Prometea)
52. Return to Grass Point
53. Motion Picture Soundtrack (Radiohead Cover)
54. UK PLC (Taken from 'How 'Bout I Love You More' Single)
55. Rescue Me
56. How 'Bout I Love You More (Live at Reading Festival, 2004)
57. Naked Ambition at the E.P.A
58. Dry Me Out
59. Instead of Breaking Us (Break Me)
60. It Seems
61. Don't Suffer
62. Style Becomes Fad
63. When Losers Become Friends
64. Calgary Bay
65. 10 Days of Sun
66. Sad Old Day to Be Down
67. It Takes More (MS Dynamite Cover)
68. With You Not in the World
69. When I'm Weakened
70. Pigeon Lovesong
71. International Ego
72. Stay Something
73. Sorry (Leaving)
74. I Knew You Well
75. She Colours the Grey
76. Last Nite (Stokes Cover)
77. Something Great Didn't Happen
78. Tony Benn Poem for 'Pay Attention to the Human'
79. The Whiting of the People

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When Colin MacIntyre's debut Mull Historical Society single Barcode Bypass (Rough Trade) was named NME's Debut Single of the Year in 2000, and it then received it's first daytime airplay (all 7 minutes of it) on Radio 1 - Jo Whiley's show, it was clear a truly original song-writing talent had emerged as if fully formed - and from the unlikely Atlantic outpost of the isle of Mull, in the Scottish Hebrides (population of 2,500 people, 28,234 sheep).  Named after a genuine society dedicated to the preservation of tradition on the bands home island; Mull sit somewhere in the valley between the Flaming Lips, Super Furry Animals and Beta Band.  This 4 CD media book looks back at the early period of Mull's career, gathering together all of their studio recordings from the period between 2000 to 2004. Discs 1 and 2 are dedicated to the gold-selling albums Loss and Us and include some of Mull's most popular singles Watching Xanadu, The Final Arrears, Animal Cannabus and Live Like The Automatics. Mull's third studio album (released on Unique Records) This Is Hope can be found on disc 3, whilst disc 4 is filled to the brim with B-sides, rarities, live tracks, demos and unreleased material.  This collection is complete with a 36 page booklet featuring an extract from Colin's new memoir The Boy In the Bubble and complemented with a plethora of previously unseen archival photos and memorabilia from Colin's personal archives. There's also words from the award winning author Tom Clayton and journalist Billy Sloan depicting the impact Mull Historical Society has had on them and the wider world.
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