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Television Personalities - Beautiful Despair (LP, Album, Ltd, Bla)

Television Personalities - Beautiful Despair (LP, Album, Ltd, Bla)

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Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    UK  
Genre:       Rock
Style:         Indie Rock, Indie Pop

new & sealed


Limited edition marbled vinyl. Includes a free download code.
The Song "Have A Nice Day" is exclusive to this download.

Hype-sticker on front shrinkwrap: "Rough Trade Exclusive". Not all copies came with this sticker.
Back cover states:

Recorded by Jowe at his flat at Glading Terrace, Stoke Newington (shortly before it got demolished), over a number of sessions between 1990-1991 on a portable 4-track cassette-tape machine. Transfered to digital format at Sonic Bunker.

Mixed at Audio Underground and Chez Cos.

℗ 2017 Fire Records. © 2017 Fire Records.
All songs published by Fire Songs.
Sticker on front shrinkwrap:

Previously unreleased Television Personalities LP recorded in 1990, lovingly restored and remastered from the original tape recordings by Fire Records and Jowe Head. Includes previously about Felt and The Lemonheads and live classic 'Love Is A Four Letter Word' amongst others

“Over the course of a few weeks, we had amassed fifteen tracks, some of which ended up being re-recorded with very different arrangements on Closer to God. The intention was to finish and release these tracks at some point, and that time has finally arrived” Jowe Head

'If You Fly Too High' namedrops Alan McGee, who was a great fan of the TVPs and openly admits that he emulated Dan Treacy's style of music, and influenced his decision ro run both a mod-psychedelic club, The Living Room, and to start his legendary label, Creation Records


A1. Hard Luck Story Number 39
A2. Razor Blades & Lemonade
A3. How Does It Feel To Be Loved?
A4. Beautiful Despair
A5. Love Is A Four Letter Word
A6. If You Fly Too High
A7. I Get Frightened Too
B1. Goodnight Mr Spaceman
B2. Honey For The Bears
B3. I Don't Want To Live This Life
B4. I Like That In A Girl
B5. My Very First Nervous Breakdown
B6. Suppose You Think It's Funny
B7. This Heart's Not Made Of Stone


Barcode and Other Identifiers:

Barcode 809236132741
Barcode 8 09236 13274 1
Barcode 8 09236 13273 1


Phonographic Copyright (p) Fire Records
Copyright (c) Fire Records
Published By Fire Songs
Mixed At Audio Underground
Exclusive Retailer Rough Trade (3)

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