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   Rattlesnakes (Deluxe Edition)

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Rattlesnakes (Deluxe Edition)


The 1984 debut album from Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Rattlesnakes introduced one of the most literary of singer-songwriters who name-checks authors from Norman Mailer to Truman Capote on the album.

A success in the U.K., the album yielded the hit singles 'Perfect Skin,' 'Forest Fire' and the title track. The Deluxe Edition collects four additional songs from an expanded edition and now 14 more recordings, among them demos and performances on BBC radio and on stage, including at the famed Marquee club.

ARTIST SITE   |   RELEASED: December 8, 2009   on Polydor


   

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TRACK LISTING


DISC ONE:
Perfect Skin
Speedboat
Rattlesnakes
Down On Mission Street
Forest Fire
Charlotte Street
2cv
Four Flights Up
Patience
Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken?
DISC TWO:
Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken? - Original Single Version
Perfect Skin - Demo
Glory - Live At Nightmoves (15/06/84)
Beautiful City - Live At The Marquee (05/11/84)
Charlotte Street - Live At The Marquee (05/11/84)
Sweetness - Live At The Barrowlands (09/09/85)
2cv - Live At The Barrowlands (09/09/85)
Patience - Saturday Live - BBC Radio 1 Session (26/05/84)
Forest Fire - Richard Skinner Session - BBC Radio 1 (05/07/84)
Speedboat - Richard Skinner Session - BBC Radio 1 (05/07/84)
Rattlesnakes - Richard Skinner Session - BBC Radio 1 (05/07/84)
The Sea And The Sand
You Will Never Be No Good
Andy's Babies
Glory - B-side of Forest Fire
Sweetness
Beautiful City
Jesus Said