Colin Newman 1980–82

Colin Newman’s three classic early ’80s solo albums, A-Z, provisionally entitled the singing fish and Not To, originally released on Beggars Banquet/4AD, are being re-released this October on his own new imprint, Sentient Sonics.

Vinyl: The three remastered original albums, not available for many years on vinyl, will be released as single albums.

CD: The three remastered original albums are each accompanied by a companion CD of extra tracks, B-sides and demos, many of which have never been released. Each will be a double digipack.

Colin Newman…

… is best known as singer and chief songwriter with groundbreaking post-punk band WIRE. From their internationally influential 1977 debut Pink Flag right up to 2016’s critically acclaimed Nocturnal Koreans, Newman and Wire have always been at music’s cutting edge.

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Buy your copies of A-Z, provisionally entitled the singing fish and Not To from Greedbag.


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