Lindsey Best for AOL I had a great time at Coachella this year, but I think…
- Posted on Jul 27th 2012 4:14PM by Maggie Malach
The collection, compiled by the band members themselves, contains five-and-a-half hours of unreleased material, including 65 previously unreleased tracks and more than twice as many rarities, thre DVDs, a collector's edition book featuring rare and unseen photos and a new and exclusive interview with the band, and a special limited edition 7-inch vinyl featuring a track recorded under the band's original name, Seymour. The box will also include a digital download code for the albums and all bonus material.
Highlights of the box include early versions of tracks recorded for Leisure, bare bones early demos of the classic singles "For Tomorrow" and "Beetlebum," previously unheard songs "Saturday Morning" and "Hope You Find Your Suburbs" and never released sessions with Bill Laswell and the legendary session with XTC's Andy Partridge. Other rarities are "Don't Bomb When You're the Bomb," "The Wassailling Song" and "Fools Day," which appear on CD for the first time. DVD material includes Live at Alexandra Palace 1994 and Live at Wembley 'The Singles Night' 1999.
Giveaway rules: To enter the giveaway, follow @Spinner on Twitter and retweet the @Spinner giveaway announcement tweet or leave a comment below and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The giveaway begins at 4PM Eastern Time ("ET") on July 27, 2012 and ends at 6PM ET on August 10, 2011. One winner will be chosen at random and notified on August 13, 2012 via a Twitter DM or via email. Be sure to read the official contest rules. Good luck!