Virgin Prunes are set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their debut album ‘…IF I DIE, I DIE’ by giving it the full reissue treatment and making it available on vinyl for the first time since 1982.
This 40th Anniversary edition (out November 11th) features the original album, fully remastered, plus rarities and remixes including unheard rough mixes of tracks such as ‘Ballad of the Man’, ‘Bau-Dachong’ and ‘Theme For Thought’. It also includes a remix of ‘Baby Turns Blue’ by Colin Newman, originally available as promo only, as well as early versions of ‘The King of Junk’ and ‘Pagan Lovesong’.
‘…If I Die, I Die’ was recorded at the Windmill Studios in Dublin in the summer of 1982 and features one of the band’s best known songs, ‘Baby Turns Blue’, it was produced by Wire’s Colin Newman. To celebrate the announcement, Virgin Prunes have shared a new video for Colin Newman’s 2004 remix of ‘Baby Turns Blue’.
A1 / 1. Ulakanakulot (2022 Remaster)
A2 / 2. Decline and Fall (2022 Remaster)
A3 / 3. Sweethome Under White Clouds (2022 Remaster)
A4 / 4. Bau-Dachöng (2022 Remaster)
B1 / 5. Baby Turns Blue (2022 Remaster)
B2 / 6. Ballad of the Man (2022 Remaster)
B3 / 7. Walls of Jericho (2022 Remaster)
B4 / 8. Caucasian Walk (2022 Remaster)
B5 / 9. Theme for Thought (2022 Remaster)CD2
^ previously unreleased