Hatch Records release the third instalment from The Wedding Presents’ popular Marc Riley Sessions series. A band with a history that’s inextricably intertwined with the BBC and in particular the late BBC DJ John Peel, an early champion of the band, the ‘Marc Riley Sessions’ series echoes the famous Peel / Selwood releases on the Strange Fruit label that included BBC sessions from the likes of New Order, Buzzcocks, The Cure and Echo & The Bunnymen.
Marc Riley Sessions Volume 3, features 9 tracks recorded for the award winning BBC Radio 6 Music show in 2015 and 2016. The two sessions on this compilation feature many songs that appear on Going, Going... the studio album that The Wedding Present released in 2016.
The album also features two glorious cover versions including a heartfelt cover of the theme music from the fifth James Bond film, You Only Live Twice. The second cover is the off-kilter Jumper Clown, a Marc Riley composition.
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