Erasure - Other People's Songs


Mute Records



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AMUT 215
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180 Gram Vinyl Record

180 Gram LP

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2003 covers record reissued on 180-gram vinyl celebrating Erasure's 30th anniversary!

The celebration of Erasure's (Andy Bell and Vince Clarke) 30th anniversary continues in the fall of 2016 with the next installment of 180-gram vinyl catalog reissues which includes Other People's Songs (2003), Nightbird (2005), Union Street (2006), and Light at the End of the World (2007).

Originally conceived as a solo project for Bell, Other People's Songs became Erasure's 10th studio album when Clarke got involved. Vince and Andy chose tracks that had influenced them as musicians and, as a result, the album contains songs by artists as diverse as Buddy Holly ("True Love Ways"), Peter Gabriel ("Solsbury Hill"), The Righteous Brothers ("You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'") and Buggles ("Video Killed The Radio Star"). The eclectic mix of songs is brought together as a cohesive whole, of course, by Vince's distinctive instrumentation and Andy's unmistakable voice. Produced by Gareth Jones (Depeche Mode, Wire) and Erasure, the album went Top 20 in the U.K. when it was released in 2003.

Erasure is one of the U.K.'s most enduring award-winning songwriting duos. The BRIT and Ivor Novello winning pair have released a staggering number of albums, including 5 U.K. No. 1's and 17 Top 10 singles (35 singles charted in the U.K. Top 40). Caitlin Moran of The Times exclaimed, "Let's face it — there is nothing Kraftwerk did that Erasure didn't do better, for longer, and while wearing a blue sequinned cowboy hat and chaps."


Side 1
Solsbury Hill
Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime
Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me)
When Will I See You Again
Walking In The Rain

Side 2
True Love Ways
Ebb Tide
Can't Help Falling In Love
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
Video Killed The Radio Star

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