Album artwork for Extraordinary Sensations Studio and Live 1979-1986 by Purple Hearts

Featuring 76 tracks over 3 CDs, this box set contains both of mod band Purple Hearts’ two studio albums – the brilliant Chris Parry produced debut, Beat That! (1980) and belated follow-up, Pop-Ish Frenzy (1986). Including the A and B sides of all six of their singles. Plus five Jimmy Pursey produced demos recorded at Polydor in 1979 including energetic, early versions of singles ‘Millions Like Us’, ‘Frustration’ and ‘Jimmy’ and two Paul Weller produced demos, ‘Plane Crash and ‘Concrete Mixer’, recorded at Polydor in 1981 and intended for Weller’s Respond label but unissued.

All officially licensed and taken from the master tapes for the first time ever. In addition, a fantastic 13 song, unreleased live set recorded at prestigious London club The Hippodrome in 1986 shows the band firing on all cylinders and features a scorching cover of The Creation’s Pop Art mod favourite ‘Painter Man’.

Also included are four songs recorded live from the Mod Aid Alldayer held in Walthamstow, East London in 1985 plus two bonus tracks from the Purple Hearts reunion at Mods Mayday 99.Guitarist and songwriter Simon Stebbing has been involved with providing and approving audio for this box set and has been newly interviewed for the booklet by MOJO magazine’s Lois Wilson. The booklet also contains a foreword by Purple Hearts fan Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield (Stone Roses / Primal Scream).

Purple Hearts

Extraordinary Sensations Studio and Live 1979-1986

Cherry Red
Album artwork for Extraordinary Sensations Studio and Live 1979-1986 by Purple Hearts
CDx3

£23.99

Released 19/01/2024Catalogue Number

CRCD3BOX164

Purple Hearts

Extraordinary Sensations Studio and Live 1979-1986

Cherry Red
Album artwork for Extraordinary Sensations Studio and Live 1979-1986 by Purple Hearts
CDx3

£23.99

Released 19/01/2024Catalogue Number

CRCD3BOX164

Featuring 76 tracks over 3 CDs, this box set contains both of mod band Purple Hearts’ two studio albums – the brilliant Chris Parry produced debut, Beat That! (1980) and belated follow-up, Pop-Ish Frenzy (1986). Including the A and B sides of all six of their singles. Plus five Jimmy Pursey produced demos recorded at Polydor in 1979 including energetic, early versions of singles ‘Millions Like Us’, ‘Frustration’ and ‘Jimmy’ and two Paul Weller produced demos, ‘Plane Crash and ‘Concrete Mixer’, recorded at Polydor in 1981 and intended for Weller’s Respond label but unissued.

All officially licensed and taken from the master tapes for the first time ever. In addition, a fantastic 13 song, unreleased live set recorded at prestigious London club The Hippodrome in 1986 shows the band firing on all cylinders and features a scorching cover of The Creation’s Pop Art mod favourite ‘Painter Man’.

Also included are four songs recorded live from the Mod Aid Alldayer held in Walthamstow, East London in 1985 plus two bonus tracks from the Purple Hearts reunion at Mods Mayday 99.Guitarist and songwriter Simon Stebbing has been involved with providing and approving audio for this box set and has been newly interviewed for the booklet by MOJO magazine’s Lois Wilson. The booklet also contains a foreword by Purple Hearts fan Gary ‘Mani’ Mounfield (Stone Roses / Primal Scream).