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The Charlatans A Head Full Of Ideas Vinyl LP Indies Deluxe Opaque Colour 2021

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Cat no. THEN1LPX

Opaque Colour Vinyl Set



  1. The Only One I Know
  2. Weirdo
  3. Can’t Get out of Bed
  4. Jesus Hairdo
  5. Just When You’re Thinking Things Over
  6. North Country Boy
  7. Tellin’ Stories
  8. One to Another
  9. How High
  10. Forever
  11. Impossible
  12. Love is the Key
  13. A Man Needs to be Told
  14. Up at The Lake
  15. Blackened Blue Eyes
  16. Oh Vanity
  17. My Foolish Pride
  18. Come Home Baby
  19. Let the Good Times be Never Ending
  20. Plastic Machinery
  21. Totally Eclipsing
  22. Polar Bear (Blackburn, King Georges Hall. November 1990 - BBC Radio 1)
  23. Indian Rope (Reading Festival 1992 - BBC Radio 1)
  24. Can’t Even Be Bothered (Reading Festival 1992 - BBC Radio 1)
  25. Can’t Get Out of Bed (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 - BBC Radio1)
  26. I Never Want an Easy Life (If Me and Him Were Ever to Get There) (Glasgow Tramway, Sound City 1994 - BBC Radio1)
  27. Then (Glastonbury Festival 1995 - BBC Radio 1)
  28. Here Comes a Soul Saver (Hultsfred Festival, Sweden 1997)
  29. My Beautiful Friend (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007)
  30. The Blind Stagger (Delamare Forest, Cheshire 2007)
  31. Sproston Green (Reading Festival 1999 - BBC Radio 1)

THE CHARLATANS proudly announce their (Covid) delayed release of their 30th Anniversary tour and a career spanning best of entitled “A Head Full of Ideas’ Released on Then Recordings through Republic Of Music. ‘A Head Full of Ideas’ sums up their remarkable progress from 1990 Manchester scene hopefuls to one of the UK’s most enduring and best-loved bands. The accompanying tour begins at Belfast, Limelight 22/11/21 and finishes in Aberdeen on 20/12/21.

The band have notched up 13 Top 40 studio albums - three of them number ones - alongside 22 hit singles, four of them top 10. The rollercoaster highs have been accompanied by some shattering lows, any which one of them could have felled a less resilient band, from nervous breakdowns to near bankruptcy and the deaths of two founder members.

Somehow, they have not just carried on but adapted and transformed. The classic Charlatans sound - driving Hammond organ, Northern Soul and house-influenced rhythms, swaggering guitars and Tim Burgess’s sunny yet somehow yearning vocal - is instantly recognisable. And in spite of everything they have been through their music is now more relevant than ever, The Guardian described their last album, Different Days as “one of their best ever”.