Politics Of Dancing


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Format: 2CD

Cat No: WCRPOPD192

Release Date:  30 November 2018

Label:  Cherry Red Ada / Cherry Red

Packaging Type:  Brilliant Case (Jewel Case size, Holds 2 CDs)

No of Units:  2

Barcode:  5013929439283

Genres:  Pop  

  • Description

    .Expanded 2CD Edition of 1983 original album release.First ever "expanded" re-issue for this fabulous and much underrated 1980s pop album.Both Disc One and Disc Two contain a comprehensive selection of extended mixes and B-side bonus tracks many which are appearing on CD for the first time.Deluxe booklet containing sleeve-note by Michael Silvester including quotes taken from 2018 interview with Paul Fishman.Re-Flex also achieved chart success in the USA and a number of European territories as well as the UK.Cherry Red are pleased to announce the first ever expanded re-issue of this fabulous example of 1980s pop by Re-Flex. Formed in the early 1980s by musicians John Baxter on vocals and lead guitar and Paul Fishman on keyboards and backing vocals, by late 1982 the band recorded their debut album, "The Politics of Dancing". The album, produced by John Punter of Roxy Music fame was released in 1983 through EMI. The album's title track - 'The Politics Of Dancing' - was released as a single in late 1983 and met with much great success becoming a big international hit in 1984, reaching the Top 40 (and in some cases the Top 20) in numerous countries including No.28 in the UK, No. 24 in the USA, No. 9 in Canada, No. 25 in Germany and No. 11 in Australia as well as being a success in Switzerland, South Africa, Israel, the Netherlands, Spain, and Italy. Five further singles were released from the album each enjoying varied international success. This expanded 2CD version of the original album release contains a comprehensive selection of extended mixes and B-side bonus tracks many which are appearing on CD for the first time as well as a deluxe 16pp booklet using the fully restored original album artwork.

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Praying To The Beat
      • 2. Hitline
      • 3. Hurt
      • 4. Couldn’t Stand A Day
      • 5. The Politics Of Dancing
      • 6. Something About You
      • 7. Pointless
      • 8. Jungle
      • 9. Sensitive
      • 10. Keep In Touch
      • 11. Cruel World (12â€� Extended Version)
      • 12. The Politics Of Dancing (7â€� Version)
      • 13. Cruel World (7â€� Spanish Version)

      Disc 2

      • 1. Flex-It (B Side Of Us 12â€� Version)
      • 2. The Politics Of Dancing (U.S. 7â€� Single Version)
      • 3. Flex It (U.S. 7â€� Single)
      • 4. Hitline (12â€� Extended Mix)
      • 5. Hurt (U.S. 7â€� Version)
      • 6. Hurt (U.S. 12â€� Promo Rubber Dubber Mix)
      • 7. Hurt (U.S. 12â€� Promo Emotional John Luongo Re-Mix)
      • 8. Hurt (Emotional Pete Smith Re-Mix)
      • 9. Cut It
      • 10. Praying To The Beat (12â€� Extended Version)
      • 11. Cut It (12â€� Extended Version)
      • 12. What You Deserve (7â€� Single Version)