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Wedding Present - George Best

LP: £18.99

Label: Play It Again Sam

Release date: 11.10.2019

Format Info: Green Vinyl

CD: £10.99

Label: Play It Again Sam

Release date: 11.10.2019

Extras: Expanded Version with lots of great bonus cuts!

Further Information

Reflecting on the impact of their debut album frontman David Gedge explains; “George Best will obviously always hold a special place in my heart because it’s the first album I recorded. All those years of playing my parents’ LPs and then creating my own record collection - all the time dreaming about being in a band myself - were essentially building to the moment when George Best was released. And, although I think The Wedding Present have made better albums since, there’s no denying that there’s spirit and passion and ambition running through these tracks. It wasn’t particularly planned, but I think the efforts of the four people in the group combined to create a unique and original sound. And it was always going to be a ‘Peel’ album because we were such passionate followers of that programme... even though the ardent Liverpool F.C. supporter could hardly bring himself to announce the title on his show - If you’re going to name your record after old footballers, why not Steve Heighway?” he complained.

Staff Reviews

A genuine masterpiece and game changing release and massively influencial.

By Matthew Bradshaw

Track Listing

Everyone Thinks He Looks Daft

What Did Your Last Servant Die Of?

Don't Be So Hard

A Million Miles

All This And More

My Favourite Dress


Something And Nothing

It's What You Want That Matters

Give My Love To Kevin

Anyone Can Make A Mistake

You Can't Moan Can You?

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