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Suede Announce Deluxe 20th Anniversary Reissue of “Coming Up”

Coming Up Box Set Due Out September 30 via Edsel/Demon Music Group

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1996’s Coming Up was a turning point for Britpop originators and survivors Suede. Founding guitarist Bernard Butler left the band as they were finishing up their previous album, their second, 1994’s masterpiece Dog Man Star. Butler was a big architect of their sound, could they continue on without him, especially when his replacement was a 17-year-old unknown named Richard Oakes? With Coming Up they answered with a resounding “Yes!” The band’s sound certainly morphed into something slightly more pop-friendly with Coming Up and consequently the album debuted at #1 on the U.K. album charts and had five Top 10 U.K. singles. Coming Up was already reissued in 2011, when all of their original five albums were reissued, but in honor of the album’s 20th anniversary they are reissuing it again on September 30 via Edsel/Demon Music Group with additional bonus tracks.

The five-disc box set includes four CDs and one DVD: the original album, all of its B-sides (many of which were fantastic), a disc of previously unreleased demos and mixes, a concert in Amsterdam from 1996, and a DVD with nine TV performances and an hour-long film of the band and producer Ed Buller discussing the album. Below are the full tracklist and a trailer for the box set, followed by the videos for Coming Up singles “Trash,” “Beautiful Ones,” and “Saturday Night.”

Suede reformed in 2010 and released their latest album, Night Thoughts, back in January. The band made a fantastic comeback in 2013 with the release of the excellent Bloodsports, which was their first new album in over a decade and was very well-received by critics. Also read our 2013 interview with Suede’s Brett Anderson.

Coming Up Deluxe Reissue Tracklist:

Coming Up - Original Album (Disc 1):

01 Trash
02 Filmstar
03 Lazy
04 By The Sea
05 She
06 Beautiful Ones
07 Starcrazy
08 Picnic By The Motorway
09 The Chemistry Between Us
10 Saturday Night
11 Europe Is Our Playground [‘Sci-Fi Lullabies’ version]
12 Trash [‘Singles’ version]

Coming Up - B-sides (Disc 2):

01 Europe Is Our Playground [original version]
02 Have You Ever Been This Low?
03 Another No One
04 Every Monday Morning Comes
05 The Sound Of The Streets
06 Young Men
07 Sam
08 Money
09 This Time
10 WSD
11 Jumble Sale Mums
12 These Are The Sad Songs
13 Feel
14 Sadie
15 Digging A Hole
16 Graffiti Women
17 Duchess

Coming Up - Previously Unreleased Demos and Monitor Mixes (Disc 3):

01 Trash [early take]
02 Filmstar [monitor mix]
03 Lazy [first demo]
04 By The Sea [studio demo]
05 She [early monitor mix]
06 Beautiful Ones [early monitor mix]
07 Starcrazy [first demo]
08 Picnic By The Motorway [demo]
09 The Chemistry Between Us [different version]
10 Saturday Night [monitor mix 2]
11 Electric Cakes [Together] [demo take 4]
12 Wedgie [This Time] [demo take 2]
13 Waltz Sombre Bongos [Europe Is Our Playground] [demo]
14 Owly [The Sound Of the Streets] [rehearsal]
15 Every Monday Morning Comes [demo]
16 Soundgarden [Have You Ever Been This Low] [different version]
17 She [strings]
18 The Chemistry Between Us [strings]

Coming Up - Live at the Paradisco, Amsterdam (10/20/96) (Disc 4):

01 Intro: ‘She’ strings
02 Filmstar
03 Trash
04 Heroine
05 She
06 Lazy By The Sea
07 Starcrazy
08 Animal Nitrate
09 The Wild Ones
10 Saturday Night
11 So Young
12 New Generation
13 Beautiful Ones
14 Europe Is Our Playground

(Via Pitchfork)



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