Theaudience have introduced their return with a deluxe vinyl reissue of their sole, eponymous 1998 album, sharing with the information a rarity titled ‘Boutique In My Yard’.
Fronted by Sophie Ellis-Bextor, who made her mainstream breakthrough as a solo artist within the early 2000s, Theaudience had been energetic for 3 years, between 1996 and 1999.
The Britpop group had a string of singles from their debut LP, together with ‘If You Can’t Do It When You’re Younger; When Can You Do It?’ and ‘A Pessimist Is By no means Disillusioned’. They disbanded after a set of demos recorded for his or her second album – which was by no means formally launched – had been rejected by Mercury Data.
Now, guitarist Billy Reeves has introduced a reissue of Theaudience’s self-titled album will arrive on April 30. The 2LP set, which Reeves says will embrace “extras and [sleeve notes] and lyrics and so-forth”, options six bonus tracks, all of which had been additionally launched as B-sides on CD and vinyl singles forward of the album’s August 1998 launch.
One such monitor is ‘Boutique In My Yard’, initially launched as a CD-exclusive bonus on the one ‘I Know Sufficient (I Don’t Get Sufficient)’. In response to Reeves, that may even be launched on a seven-inch zoetrope vinyl. You may hearken to that under – pre-orders for the vinyl reissue of ‘Theaudieence’ are obtainable now.
Curiously, Ellis-Bextor is but to acknowledge the brand new launch on any of her social media platforms. Tonight (March 7) will see the singer carry out at Birmingham Symphony Corridor, marking the primary present of her 17-date ‘Kitchen Disco’ tour. She’ll play throughout the UK all through March, wrapping up on Wednesday March 30 in London. Tickets for the run are on sale now by way of Ticketmaster.
Impressed by her viral karaoke sequence of the identical title, the tour will function campy, disco-inspired outfits and aesthetics, in addition to a picker wheel that may dictate her and her band’s setlists for every evening.