Sweet Slag ‎– Tracking With Close-Ups

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President Records ‎– PTLS 1042
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Released in a textured cover.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
AIRAC-1223 Sweet Slag Tracking With Close-Ups(CD, Album, RE, RM, Pap) Air Mail Archive, President Records AIRAC-1223 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
ADLP1097 Sweet Slag Tracking With Close-Ups(LP, Album, RE) Acme, Lion Productions ADLP1097 UK 2018 Sell This Version
40801012 Sweet Slag Tracking With Close-Ups(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Sunrise Records (26) 40801012 Russia 2017 Sell This Version
AUCD5032 Sweet Slag Tracking With Close-Ups(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Aurora (7) AUCD5032 UK 2013 Sell This Version
408 01012 Sweet Slag Tracking With Close-Ups(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Sunrise Records 408 01012 Europe 2004 Sell This Version

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November 7, 2017
About the new reissue on Acme Records:

The real deal early 1970's UK underground!
•Comes with printed insert containing archive band photos, many previously unseen. 
 
•First official reissue of this superb album
 
•Taken from the original master analogue tapes
 
Import edition limited to 250 copies
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November 7, 2017
Formed in 1969, this UK outfit went on to record only one ultra-collectable album in 1971 for President Records. Originally the album was going to be titled "Guerilla Jazz Rock" but came instead to be renamed "Tracking With Close-Ups," which is a good thing, as this is certainly not a jazz rock album! The band toured extensively, supporting the likes of Deep Purple, Stray, Nucleus, Graham Bond, Black Cat Bones and Third Ear Band. Over the years, the Sweet Slag album has built a cult reputation with collectors. The album is certainly different from many released at that time—it has a unique heavy dark psychedelic aspect running through the album; it almost borders on proto-metal on several tracks, as well as having some darker progressive elements and Beefheart and Zappa moments, making it a thoroughly unique and classic album. Original copies of "Tracking with Close-Ups" are very scarce nowadays... which is fine, as for the first time here is the first official reissue of this superb album, taken from the original master analogue tapes.