You can now pre-order the 20th anniversary edition of The Optimist Lp, the debut album by Turin Brakes. The Optimist LP’ will be re-released on Deluxe 2LP & 2CD on Two-Piers, a new Brighton label, now with a Bonus album of ‘Demos’ from the original sessions and New Artwork. The Album has been out of print on Vinyl for many years now. PLEASE NOTE: the first version is limited to only 700 copies… Here we go:
Limited Vinyl Double LP £32.99 (BN1LPD)
Dinked Edition ‘Sunset’ yellow, orange & red splatter vinyl 2LP on Two-Piers. Housed in a gatefold sleeve with spot UV colour. Includes exclusive bonus 7″ (featuring Three Days Old and Reach Out), signed art print and obi strip. Limited to 700 numbered copies.
This version is only available at some independent record stores. Pre-order at one of the stores here.
Vinyl Double LP £32.99 (BN1LP)
Black vinyl 2LP on Two-Piers. Housed in a gatefold sleeve with spot UV colour.
Limited Vinyl Double LP £30.99
Limited edition, transparent Amber coloured vinyl 2LP on Two-Piers. Housed in a gatefold sleeve with spot UV colour.
Recordstore.co.uk exclusive clear vinyl
Turin Brakes critically acclaimed debut album ‘The Optimist LP’ gets the re-issue treatment to celebrate its 20th Anniversary, pressed to Deluxe Edition Clear Vinyl 2LP, signed, exclusively for recordstore, limited to 300 copies.
2CD on Two-Piers Records.
The Turin Brakes official store features a bundle deal with a signed 12″print AND a t-shirt:
The full tracklisting of the album with the demos runs as follows:
1 Feeling Oblivion
2 Underdog (Save Me)
3 Emergency 72
4 Future Boy
5 The Door
6 State Of Things
7 By TV Light
10 The Road
11 Mind Over Money
12 The Optimist
1 Feeling Oblivion – Demo
2 Underdog (Save Me) – Demo
3 Emergency 72 – Demo
4 Future Boy -Original Version.
5 The Door – Original Version
6 State Of Things – Demo
7 By TV Light – Original Version
8 Slack – Demo
9 Starship – Demo
10 The Road – Demo
11 Mind Over Money- Demo
12 The Optimist – Demo
Prices are indications and may vary from store to store.
Interestingly, the album is not being re-released by EMI but by a new label called Two Piers in Brighton.