20th Anniversary Remastered Edition of Beta Band's The Three EPs. Available here on Deluxe Limited Edition of 5,000 Colored Four-LP Set and Rough Trade Exclusive Yellow and Orange Colored Limited Edition Double LP.
Limited copies come with a reproduction of The Flower Press, the short-lived fan club fanzine designed and put together by the band which was very much in keeping with their aesthetic. Arguably one of the most acclaimed and loved bands of the past 20 years, by both fans and their musical peers alike, The Beta Band formed in St. Andrews, Scotland, in 1996. Innovative and singular, their unique musical and aesthetic approach to everything they did set them far apart from their musical contemporaries. Together for a relatively short period of time, the three albums and three EPs they released between 1996 and 2004 would nonetheless help define them as one of the most exciting and cherished bands of their generation. After acquiring the Beta Band’s catalogue last year, Because Music reissue their releases, with a deluxe vinyl edition gathering in a slipcase the EPs Champion Versions, The Patty Patty Sound and Los Amigos Del Beta Bandidos with remastered tracks and coloured vinyls, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1998 compilation.
LPx4+ - Deluxe Edition Colored Four-LP Set. Limited Edition of 5,000. Numbered Slipcase featuring Champion Versions EP (Red Colored LP in Single Sleeve), The Patty Patty Sound EP (Yellow Colored Double LP) and Los Amigos Del Beta Bandidos EP (Blue Colored LP in Single Sleeve). CD included in clear plastic sleeve with flap (includes all tracks).
LPx2+ - Rough Trade Exclusive Yellow and Orange Colored Double LP. Limited Edition of 500. Includes CD.
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