Various ‎– C86

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"This compilation was originally released, during the summer of '86, as both an NME mail order-only cassette (NME .022) and a series of five concerts at London's Institute Of Contemporary Arts". There was also a vinyl radio promo (NME PRO 1).

Later in 1986 the compilation received commercial release via Rough Trade as ROUGH 100.

Tracklist

Primal Scream Velocity Girl
The Mighty Lemon Drops Happy Head
The Soup Dragons Pleasantly Surprised
The Wolfhounds Feeling So Strange Again
The Bodines Therese
Mighty Mighty Law
Stump Buffalo
Bogshed* Run To The Temple
A Witness Sharpened Sticks
The Pastels Breaking Lines
The Age Of Chance* From Now On, This Will Be Your God
Shop Assistants It's Up To You
Close Lobsters Firestation Towers
Miaow Sport Most Royal
Half Man Half Biscuit I Hate Nerys Hughes (From The Heart)
The Servants Transparent
MacKenzies Big Jim (There's No Pubs In Heaven)
Big Flame New Way (Quick Wash And Brush Up With Liberation Theology)
We've Got A Fuzzbox And We're Gonna Use It Console Me
McCarthy Celestial City
The Shrubs Bullfighter's Bones
The Wedding Present This Boy Can Wait (A Bit Longer!)

Versions (11)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
NME 022 Various C86(Cass, Comp) New Musical Express NME 022 UK 1986 Sell This Version
ROUGH C 100, ROUGH C100 Various C86(Cass, Comp) Rough Trade, Rough Trade ROUGH C 100, ROUGH C100 UK 1986 Sell This Version
43244 L Various C86(LP, Comp) Nuevos Medios, Rough Trade, New Musical Express 43244 L Spain 1986 Sell This Version
ROUGH 100 Various C86(LP, Comp) Rough Trade, New Musical Express ROUGH 100 UK 1986 Sell This Version
NME PRO 1 Various C86(LP, Comp, Ltd, Num, Promo) New Musical Express NME PRO 1 UK 1986 Sell This Version
ROUGH 100, NME PRO 1 Various C86(LP, Comp, W/Lbl) Rough Trade, New Musical Express ROUGH 100, NME PRO 1 UK 1986 Sell This Version
CRCDBOX12 Various C86(3xCD, Comp, Promo, RE, RM) Cherry Red CRCDBOX12 UK 2014 Sell This Version
BF-026 Various C86(3xCD, Comp, RE, RM + Box, Dlx) Bad Feeling BF-026 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
CRCDBOX12 Various C86(3xCD, Comp, RE, RM + Box, Dlx) Cherry Red CRCDBOX12 UK 2014 Sell This Version
NME 022 Various C86(Cass, Comp, Promo, RE) Cherry Red, Post/Pop Records NME 022 UK 2014 Sell This Version
BREDD 686 Various C86(2xLP, Comp, Ltd) Cherry Red BREDD 686 UK 2016 Sell This Version

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flatofangles

flatofangles

April 12, 2021
referencing C86, Cass, Comp, NME 022
Does anyone know what color box this was issued in originally? White/black/clear? Thank you!
jweinberg90

jweinberg90

April 11, 2021
referencing C86, 2xLP, Comp, Ltd, BREDD 686
Ah, interesting that 320 people have this 2LP reissue limited to 300.
absinthe_boy

absinthe_boy

December 19, 2020
referencing C86, Cass, Comp, Promo, RE, NME 022
Limited run of about 30 cassettes. Most have black cassette shell. Approximately 10 were made with a white shell. Considered very rare, only offered to music journalists, label people etc.
DrewMeyer

DrewMeyer

May 12, 2016
referencing C86, LP, Comp, ROUGH 100
There was a very limited reissue of the tape here:
http://postpoprecords.com/tag/c86/
Should this be added to the database?
nlgbbbblth

nlgbbbblth

February 6, 2016
referencing C86, 3xCD, Comp, RE, RM + Box, Dlx, CRCDBOX12
Is it true that the Pastels' Breaking Lines is a different version to the original cassette / LP release?
valerio66

valerio66

September 22, 2014
referencing C86, 3xCD, Comp, RE, RM + Box, Dlx, CRCDBOX12

never without! a must for every person who likes the typical brit-sound of 3 minutes masterpiece from the Beatles to Supergrass passing through John Barry.