INTERVIEW: Mathew Priest Dodgy – A&M Years Box Set

NEWS: Dodgy: 8CD ‘The A&M Years’ box set out 25th February

Demon are proud to present the first ever Dodgy box set: The A&M Years, covering the bands classic period in the 1990s.

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This box set of 8CDs features 128 tracks, including the three classic studio albums The Dodgy AlbumHomegrownand Free Peace Sweet.

Also included within the box set are B-sides, hard to find bonus tracks, live tracks and remixes taken from the bands prolific singles run through the ‘90s. In addition to the 8CDs, the box includes a booklet including rare photographs and memorabilia, an introduction from 6Music DJ Matt Everitt, plus track-by-track notes from Math, Nigel and Andy.

Starting originally from the Dodgy Club nights in 1990, the band’s popularity grew with the release of a string of classic singles including ‘Water Under The Bridge’, ‘Lovebirds’, and ‘I Need Another’ taken from The Dodgy Album (produced by Ian Broudie).

Homegrown was released in 1994, cementing the bands popularity as a live act featuring the classic singles ‘Staying Out For The Summer’, ‘Melodies Haunt You’, Making The Most Of’, ‘So Let Me Go Far’ and the iconic album track, ‘Grassman’.

In 1996 the band released their third studio album Free Peace Sweet (certified Platinum in the UK selling over 400,000 copies) lifting the band to new heights with the singles ‘In A Room’, ‘Found You’, ‘If You’re thinking Of me’ and the infectious radio smash hit ‘Good Enough’.

Also on 25th February, Demon Records will release a 4LP vinyl box set, featuring the Dodgy’s three classic studio albums The Dodgy Album, Homegrown and Free Peace Sweet.

The albums are highly sought after and are re-issued for the first time on vinyl, with The Dodgy Album pressed on 180g White Vinyl, Homegrown on 180g Neon Green Vinyl and Free Peace Sweet pressed in a gatefold sleeve on 2 x 180g Blue Translucent vinyl and including the two bonus tracks (‘Grateful Moon’ and ‘is It Me?’) from their initial limited pressing.

This box also includes the booklet of rare photographs and memorabilia, an introduction from 6Music DJ Matt Everitt, plus track-by-track notes from Math, Nigel and Andy.

And, finally, on the same day Demon will release a Dodgy Best Of Album, Ace A’s and Killer B’s pressed on vinyl for the first time, featuring all eight of the band’s UK Top 40 hits. Presented across 2LPs, this features 17 classic A and B Sides pressed on 2 x 180g Yellow and Green Heavyweight Vinyl.

Dodgy continue to tour today and produce new music, but have an undeniably strong fan following and a catalogue of classic tracks and 9 UK top 40 singles.

The A&M Years box set tracklist:  

Disc One

The Dodgy Album

  1. Water Under The Bridge
  2. I Need Another
  3. Lovebirds
  4. Satisfied
  5. Grand Old English Oak Tree
  6. Stand By Yourself
  7. As My Time Goes By
  8. Never Again
  9. Cold Tea
  10. We’re Not Going To Take This Anymore

Bonus Tracks

  1. Summer Fayre
  2. St. Lucia
  3. Easy Way
  4. Seems Like A Bad Day
  5. Smeasy Way
  6. Worth The Blood
  7. The Elephant

Disc Two

The Dodgy Album – Bonus Tracks

  1. Worth The Blood Extended Version
  2. It’s Been So Long
  3. She Wants My Loving
  4. Valuable Fool
  5. Big Brown Moon
  6. Silvia’s Bedroom
  7. Smashed Up In A Flat
  8. If I Fall
  9. Hendre-Ddu
  10. Never Again Campfire Version
  11. Groove Song St. Lucia Demo
  12. Lovebirds Original Demo Version
  13. As My Time Goes By Demo Version
  14. Water Under The Bridge Alternate Version
  15. Stand By Yourself Alternate Version
  16. Rainy Day Women No. 12 And 35

CD Three

Homegrown

  1. Staying Out For The Summer
  2. Melodies Haunt You
  3. So Let Me Go Far
  4. Crossroads
  5. One Day
  6. We Are Together
  7. Whole Lot Easier
  8. Making The Most Of..
  9. Waiting For The Day
  10. What Have I Done Wrong?

Bonus Tracks

  1. Don’t Go Back (To The Beaten Track)
  2. Let’s Wait Till We Get There
  3. Homegrown Ep Version
  4. A Summer’s Day In Mid January
  5. Don’t You Think
  6. Colour Me With Paints
  7. Back To Life
  8. Your Love Keeps Lifting Me (Higher And Higher)
  9. Grassman

CD Four 

Homegrown – Bonus Tracks

  1. (Get Off Your) High Horse The Ludlow Sessions
  2. Watch Out Watcha Doin’ The Ludlow Sessions
  3. The Snake
  4. Staying Out For The Summer ’95
  5. Faisons Au Mieux (Making The Most Of..) Featuring The Kick Horns
  6. So Let Me Go Far Remix
  7. Making The Most Of.. Edit – Featuring The Kick Horns
  8. Don’t Get Low, Don’t Let Go (U.K. R.I.P.)
  9. So Let Me Wobble Jah
  10. The Elephant The Balaphon-A-Bing Bong Immigrant Mix
  11. Spent All My Time Running
  12. All The Time In The World
  13. This Is Ours

CD Five

Free Peace Sweet

  1. Intro
  2. In A Room
  3. Trust In Time
  4. You’ve Gotta Look Up
  5. If You’re Thinking Of Me
  6. Good Enough
  7. Ain’t No Longer Asking
  8. Found You
  9. One Of Those Rivers
  10. Prey For Drinking
  11. Jack The Lad
  12. Long Life
  13. U.K. R.I.P.
  14. Homegrown

Bonus Tracks

  1. Grateful Moon
  2. Is It Me?

CD Six

Free Peace Sweet – Bonus Tracks

  1. Pebblemilljam
  2. Forever Remain
  3. Self Doubt
  4. Jungle UK (No Rest In Peace)
  5. Out Clubbing
  6. Speaking In Tongues (Featuring Sam Brown)
  7. Lovebirds On Katovit
  8. Nutters
  9. I Can’t Make It
  10. Revolution
  11. Every Single Day
  12. The Bridge
  13. Mostar Keep Shining
  14. Good Enough (Alternate Version)
  15. In A Room (Live Acoustic Version)
  16. Long Life (Acoustic Version)

CD Seven

Live B-Sides

  1. Satisfied (Live At The Astoria)
  2. Staying Out For The Summer (Live At The Astoria)
  3. Waiting For The Day (Live At The Astoria)
  4. One Day (Live At The Astoria)
  5. (Get Off Your) High Horse (Live At The Astoria)
  6. Crossroads (Live At The Astoria)
  7. Melodies Haunt You (Live At The Astoria)
  8. So Let Me Go Far (Live At Ilford Island)
  9. Satisfied (Live At Ilford Island)
  10. I Need Another (Live At Ilford Island)
  11. Stand By Yourself (Live At The UEA, Norwich)
  12. Melodies Haunt You (Live At The UEA, Norwich)
  13. Staying Out For The Summer (Live At The UEA, Norwich)
  14. Trust In Time (Live At The UEA, Norwich)
  15. Big Brown Moon (Live At The UEA, Norwich)
  16. Homegrown (Live At The UEA, Norwich)
  17. Found You (Live At The UEA, Norwich)
  18. Long Life (Live At The UEA, Norwich)

CD Eight

Remixes

  1. Live Break (Extended)
  2. Self Doubt (Easy Mix)
  3. One Of Those Dubs
  4. If You’re Thinking Of Me (Lovesick Mix)
  5. Grateful Cut (Lo-Fi Mix)
  6. Lovebirds On Katovit (Big Blue Mix)
  7. Ain’t No Longer (The Lost Riff)
  8. Good Enough Breaks
  9. Trust In Time V The Anti-Dodgy
  10. Found You (Underground Excursion Version)
  11. In Room 2
  12. Look Up (Hip Mix)
  13. See The Way (The D Club)

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4LP box set tracklist:  

 

LP1 – The Dodgy Album

  1. Water Under The Bridge
  2. I Need Another
  3. Lovebirds
  4. Satisfied
  5. Grand Old English Oak Tree
  6. Stand By Yourself
  7. As My Time Goes By
  8. Never Again
  9. Cold Tea
  10. We’re Not Going To Take This Anymore

LP2 – Homegrown

  1. Staying Out For The Summer
  2. Melodies Haunt You
  3. So Let Me Go Far
  4. Crossroads
  5. One Day
  6. We Are Together
  7. Whole Lot Easier
  8. Making The Most Of..
  9. Waiting For The Day
  10. What Have I Done Wrong?
  11. Grassman

LP3 & 4 – Free Peace Suite

  1. In A Room
  2. Trust In Time
  3. You’ve Gotta Look Up
  4. If You’re Thinking Of Me
  5. Ain’t No Longer Asking
  6. Good Enough
  7. Grateful Moon
  8. Found You

 

  1. Prey For Drinking
  2. Jack The Lad
  3. Long Life
  4. One Of These Rivers
  5. U.K.R.I.P.
  6. Homegrown
  7. Is It Me

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Ace A’s and Killer B’s tracklist: 

 

LP1 

  1. Every Single Day
  2. Staying Out For The Summer (Summer ‘95)
  3. Water Under The Bridge
  4. Good Enough
  5. Melodies Haunt You
  6. Big Brown Moon
  7. Found You
  8. Self Doubt
  9. In A Room (Full Version)

LP2

  1. Making The Most Of..
  2. If You’re Thinking Of Me
  3. Lovebirds
  4. (Get Off Your) High Horse
  5. So Let Me Go Far
  6. Grassman
  7. Ain’t No Longer Asking
  8. The Elephant

Rough Trade East launch event, Saturday 26th February:  

Dodgy In Conversation with BBC 6 Music’s Matt Everitt  + Live + Signing

Tickets available now: 

https://link.dice.fm/80oqobA72kb