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Steven Wilson Presents: Intrigue – Progressive Sounds In UK Alternative Music 1979–89 (7LP) SIGNED EDITION

Steven Wilson Presents: Intrigue – Progressive Sounds In UK Alternative Music 1979–89 (7LP) SIGNED EDITION

Various Artists

  1. I Should Have Known Better – Wire
  2. A Better Home In The Phantom Zone – Bill Nelson’s Red Noise
  3. Back To Nature – Magazine
  4. Complicated Game (Steven Wilson 2014 Stereo Mix) - XTC
  5. Careering – Public Image Limited
  6. The Raven – The Stranglers
  7. Puppet Life – Punishment Of Luxury
  8. Astradyne (Steven Wilson Stereo Mix) – Ultravox
  9. Contract – Gang Of Four
  1. I Travel (Extended Version) – Simple Minds
  2. Sketch For Summer – The Durutti Column
  3. Cognitive Dissonance (Steven Wilson 2022 Mix) – Robert Fripp And The League Of Gentlemen
  4. The Fatal Day – In Camera
  5. Health And Efficiency - This Heat
  6. Burning Car – John Foxx
  7. I Can't Escape Myself - The Sound
  8. The Eternal - Joy Division
  1. Big Empty Field - Swell Maps
  2. Enemies - Art Nouveau
  3. The Joy Circuit - Gary Numan
  4. The Gospel Comes To New Guinea - 23 Skidoo
  5. All My Colours - Echo And The Bunnymen
  6. Ghost Town (Extended Version) - The Specials
  7. They All Run After The Carving Knife - New Musik
  8. The Him - New Order
  1. White Car In Germany (Single Edit) - The Associates
  2. Sealand - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
  3. Talking Drum – Japan
  4. Faith - The Cure
  5. Hit - Section 25
  6. Three Dancers (Steven Wilson 2021 Mix) - Twelfth Night
  7. Airwaves - Thomas Dolby
  8. Are You Ready? - Crispy Ambulance
  9. The Outsider - Rupert Hine
  1. Knife Slits Water - A Certain Ratio
  2. Memories Fade - Tears For Fears
  3. Patient - Peter Hammill
  4. In A Waiting Room - Mr And Mrs Smith And Mr Drake
  5. Donimo - Cocteau Twins
  6. Close (To The Edit) - The Art Of Noise
  7. Rawhide - Scott Walker
  8. Brilliant Trees - David Sylvian
  1. Dalis Car - Dalis Car
  2. Dream Within A Dream – Propaganda
  3. Waking The Witch - Kate Bush
  4. Ivy And Neet - This Mortal Coil
  5. Beehead (7” Version) - Perennial Divide
  6. This Corrosion – The Sisters Of Mercy
  7. Ascension - O Yuki Conjugate
  8. Gutter Busting – SLAB!
  1. No Motion - Dif Juz
  2. Murderers, The Hope Of Women - Momus
  3. The Host Of Seraphim - Dead Can Dance
  4. R.E.S. - Cardiacs
  5. Good Morning Beautiful - The The
  6. Omega Amigo - The Shamen
  7. Night Sky, Sweet Earth - No-Man
  8. The 3rd Time We Opened The Capsule - Kitchens Of Distinction

About this release


Demon Records is proud to release Intrigue – Steve Wilson Presents: Progressive Sounds In UK Alternative Music 1979-89, a new compilation assembled by acclaimed musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer, Steven Wilson.

“This is my personally-curated attempt to redress the balance, and to perhaps introduce any ‘80s-sceptics out there to the idea that conceptual thinking and ambition didn’t suddenly evaporate after ’77… ambitious, weird and thrilling music was all around you in the ‘80s —if you looked in the right places.”  – Steven Wilson

Featuring 58 tracks, the collection explores the creativity, experimentation and progressive spirit of alternative British music from 1979-1989.

Artists include Wire, XTC, The Stranglers, Ultravox, The Durutti Column, Cocteau Twins, Kate Bush, Tears For Fears, The Cure, New Order, and many more.

Pressed at Pallas on seven 140g-vinyl, housed in printed inner sleeves and a rigid outer slipcase, with a 40-page booklet featuring an introduction by Steven Wilson and extensive track-by-track liner notes by James Nice.

Mastered by Phil Kinrade and cut by Cicely Balston and Barry Grint at AIR Mastering.

Exclusive signed edition, includes a limited edition print (1,000 copies worldwide) signed by Steven Wilson

A 58-track 4CD edition is also available, along with a 2LP vinyl edition which features 20 highlights.

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