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The Blow Monkeys

Animal Magic

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Released: 27th January 2023. Originally released in 1986, 'Animal Magic' is the second album from The Blow Monkeys, which gave the band their commercial breakthrough after 1984's critically acclaimed debut 'Limping for a Generation'. 'Animal Magic' features the hit single 'Forbidden Fruit' and the classic 'Digging Your Scene', which was a top 20 hit in the UK, the US and worldwide. The album, a triumph of intelligent, soul influenced sophisti-pop, is a treasure trove of superbly crafted gems including 'I Backed A Winner (In You)', which sees singer Dr Robert backed by the acapella singers The Demon Barbers, and 'Sweet Murder', featuring Jamaican reggae musician Eek-A-Mouse. This special CD reissue includes the original album plus b-sides, singles versions and remixes, all exclusive to the 4 CD format, and features exclusive liner notes by journalist Barry McIlheney.

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  • Details

    Released:
    27th January 2023
    Category:
    Rock & Pop
    Format:
    CD Box Set
    Barcode:
    4050538826494
  • Description

    Originally released in 1986, 'Animal Magic' is the second album from The Blow Monkeys, which gave the band their commercial breakthrough after 1984's critically acclaimed debut 'Limping for a Generation'. 'Animal Magic' features the hit single 'Forbidden Fruit' and the classic 'Digging Your Scene', which was a top 20 hit in the UK, the US and worldwide. The album, a triumph of intelligent, soul influenced sophisti-pop, is a treasure trove of superbly crafted gems including 'I Backed A Winner (In You)', which sees singer Dr Robert backed by the acapella singers The Demon Barbers, and 'Sweet Murder', featuring Jamaican reggae musician Eek-A-Mouse. This special CD reissue includes the original album plus b-sides, singles versions and remixes, all exclusive to the 4 CD format, and features exclusive liner notes by journalist Barry McIlheney.
  • Track listing

    Disc 1

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Digging Your Scene
    The Blow Monkeys
    2.Animal Magic
    The Blow Monkeys
    3.Wicked Ways
    The Blow Monkeys
    4.Sweet Murder
    The Blow Monkeys
    5.Aeroplane City Lovesong
    The Blow Monkeys
    6.I Nearly Died Laughing
    The Blow Monkeys
    7.Don't Be Scared of Me
    The Blow Monkeys
    8.Burn the Rich
    The Blow Monkeys
    9.I Backed a Winner (In You)
    The Blow Monkeys
    10.Forbidden Fruit
    The Blow Monkeys
    11.Heaven Is a Place I'm Moving To
    The Blow Monkeys

    Disc 2

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Guess I Love Her Now
    The Blow Monkeys
    2.Forbiden Fruit
    The Blow Monkeys
    3.Animal Magic
    The Blow Monkeys
    4.Wicked Ways
    The Blow Monkeys
    5.I Nearly Died Laughing
    The Blow Monkeys
    6.Sweet Murder
    The Blow Monkeys
    7.Wicked Ways (Single Edit)
    The Blow Monkeys
    8.Digging Your Scene (Single Edit)
    The Blow Monkeys
    9.My America
    The Blow Monkeys
    10.The Optimist
    The Blow Monkeys
    11.Walking the Bluebeat
    The Blow Monkeys
    12.Digging Your Scene (Scat Mix)
    The Blow Monkeys
    13.Superfly
    The Blow Monkeys
    14.Aeroplane City Lovesong
    The Blow Monkeys
    15.Man from Russia (Re-mix)
    The Blow Monkeys
    16.Digging Your Scene (Instrumental)
    The Blow Monkeys
    17.Wicked Ways (Instrumental)
    The Blow Monkeys

    Disc 3

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Sweet Murder (Single Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    2.Sweet Murder (Sweet Beat Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    3.Forbidden Fruit (12" Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    4.Digging Your Scene (Digging Your Re-mix)
    The Blow Monkeys
    5.Digging Your Scene(12" Mastermind Mix)
    The Blow Monkeys
    6.Digging Your Scene (U.S. Mix)
    The Blow Monkeys
    7.Wicked Ways (Wick-ed-it Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    8.Digging Your Scene (Long Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    9.Wicked Ways (Long Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    10.Digging Your Scene (Phil Harding Remix)
    The Blow Monkeys

    Disc 4

    Track name
    Artist
    1.Don't Be Scared of Me (Extended Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    2.Superfly (Long Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    3.Don't Be Scared of Me (Mix)
    The Blow Monkeys
    4.Sweet Murder (Extended Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    5.Digging Your Scene (Long Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    6.Sweet Murder (Murderess Dub Version)
    The Blow Monkeys
    7.Sweet Murder (Eek-a-mix)
    The Blow Monkeys
    8.Digging Your Scene (Pete Wilson Mix)
    The Blow Monkeys
    9.Aeroplane City Lovesong (Pete Wilson Remix)
    The Blow Monkeys
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