NEWS: Vinyl reissue of Audioweb and Drugstore albums

NEWS: Vinyl reissue of Audioweb and Drugstore albums

On 4th June, Demon Music Group will release 180g coloured vinyl reissues of three albums of the mid-late ‘90s.

Manchester-based band Audioweb were renowned for their exciting mix of alternative rock, reggae and electronica. They compromised of vocalist Martin ‘Sugar’ Merchant, bassist Sean McCann, guitarist Robin File and drummer Robert ‘Maxi’ Maxfield.

Their self-titled debut album was released on U2’s Mother Records in 1995. It featured their Top 30 version of The Clash’s ‘Bankrobber’.

The reissue of this cult classic is pressed on 180g heavyweight white vinyl with original artwork and a printed inner sleeve:

Side A
Into My World
Who’s To Blame
Side B
Jah Love
Drip Feed

On the same day Audioweb’s second and final album, 1998’s Firework City will make its vinyl debut. This album featured the band’s Top 30 single ‘Policeman Skank (The Story Of My Life)’.

Pressed on 180g heavyweight red vinyl with original artwork and a printed inner sleeve:

Side A
Policeman Skank (The Story Of My Life)
Test The Theory
Personal Feeling
Sentiments For A Reason

Side B
Soul On Fire
Out Of Many
Out Of My Mind
Get Out Of Here

The third Demon vinyl release on 4th June will be Drugstore’s 2001 album Songs For The Jet Set.

Formed in London in 1993, Drugstore created a sound mixing alternative pop and dream pop, enhanced by singer-songwriter and bassist Isabel Monteiro’s smoky haunting voice. The rest of the band comprised guitarist Daron Robinson, drummer Mike Chylinski and cello and keyboard player Ian Burdge.

Songs For The Jet Set was their third album. Making its vinyl debut on 180g clear vinyl, with original artwork and printed inner sleeve:

Side A
Baby Don’t Hurt Yourself
Song For The Lonely
I Wanna Love You Like A Man
The Party Is Over
Side B
Little Girl
Wayward Daughter
Thin Air
Allegro Ma Non Troppo
Flying Down To Rio
More Than Friends

All albums can be ordered from the Demon Music Group website

Matt Mead

Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul