Felt

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English indie pop band from Water Orton, Warwickshire. Formed by Lawrence who recorded the first single 'Index' on his own label in 1979. The first string of releases through Cherry Red Records featured the playing of classically trained guitarist Maurice Deebank. For some reason despite critical acclaim and a #1 indie single ('Primitive Painters') they never made it big, but have remained a cult band ever since. After Deebank left in 1986 they signed to Creation Records and released Forever Breathes The Lonely Word, arguably one of their highlights and still lauded as one of the decade's best pop albums. They went on to release ten albums in ten years, fulfilling Lawrence's 1980 prophecy.
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Albums

M RED 25 Felt - Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty album art Felt Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty (Album, Single) Cherry Red M RED 25 UK 1982 Sell This Version
B-RED 63 Felt - The Strange Idols Pattern And Other Short Stories album art Felt The Strange Idols Pattern And Other Short Stories (Album, Single) Cherry Red B-RED 63 UK 1984 Sell This Version
M RED 57, B RED 57 Felt - The Splendour Of Fear album art Felt The Splendour Of Fear (Album, Single, Comp) Cherry Red M RED 57, B RED 57 Greece 1984 Sell This Version
35505-25 Felt - Ignite The Seven Cannons And Set Sail For The Sun album art Felt Ignite The Seven Cannons And Set Sail For The Sun (Album, Single) Cherry Red, Cherry Red 35505-25 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
MD 7954 Felt - Forever Breathes The Lonely Word album art Felt Forever Breathes The Lonely Word (Album) Creation Records MD 7954 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
CRE LP 009, CREATION LP 009 Felt - Let The Snakes Crinkle Their Heads To Death album art Felt Let The Snakes Crinkle Their Heads To Death (Album, Single, MiniAlbum) Creation Records, Creation Records CRE LP 009, CREATION LP 009 UK 1986 Sell This Version
CRELP 017 Felt - Poem Of The River album art Felt Poem Of The River (Album) Creation Records, Creation Records CRELP 017 UK 1987 Sell This Version
GA-248 Felt - Train Above The City album art Felt Train Above The City (Album) Creation Records, Creation Records GA-248 Spain 1988 Sell This Version
88561-8234-1 Felt - The Pictorial Jackson Review album art Felt The Pictorial Jackson Review (Album) Creation Records 88561-8234-1 US 1988 Sell This Version
ACME 24, acme 24 Felt - Me And A Monkey On The Moon album art Felt Me And A Monkey On The Moon (Album) Él, Él ACME 24, acme 24 UK 1989 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SRTS/79/CUS 321 Felt - Index album art Felt Index (Single) Shanghai Records SRTS/79/CUS 321 UK 1979 Sell This Version
CHERRY 26 Felt - Something Sends Me To Sleep album art Felt Something Sends Me To Sleep (Single) Cherry Red CHERRY 26 UK 1981 Sell This Version
Cherry 45 Felt - My Face Is On Fire / Trails Of Colour Dissolve album art Felt My Face Is On Fire / Trails Of Colour Dissolve(7", Single) Cherry Red Cherry 45 UK 1982 Sell This Version
12 Cherry 59 Felt - Penelope Tree album art Felt Penelope Tree (Single) Cherry Red 12 Cherry 59 UK 1983 Sell This Version
12 CHERRY 81, 12CHERRY81 Felt - Sunlight Bathed The Golden Glow album art Felt Sunlight Bathed The Golden Glow (Single) Cherry Red, Cherry Red 12 CHERRY 81, 12CHERRY81 UK 1984 Sell This Version
Cherry 78 Felt - Mexican Bandits album art Felt Mexican Bandits (Single) Cherry Red Cherry 78 UK 1984 Sell This Version
12 Cherry 89 Felt - Primitive Painters album art Felt Primitive Painters (Single) Cherry Red 12 Cherry 89 UK 1985 Sell This Version
CRE 027T, cre 027t Felt - Ballad Of The Band album art Felt Ballad Of The Band (Single) Creation Records, Creation Records CRE 027T, cre 027t UK 1986 Sell This Version
CRE 032T Felt - Rain Of Crystal Spires album art Felt Rain Of Crystal Spires (Single) Creation Records CRE 032T UK 1986 Sell This Version
CRE 048T Felt - The Final Resting Of The Ark album art Felt The Final Resting Of The Ark (Single) Creation Records CRE 048T UK 1987 Sell This Version
Cre 060 Felt - Space Blues album art Felt Space Blues (Single) Creation Records, Creation Records Cre 060 UK 1988 Sell This Version
GPO F44 Felt - Get Out Of My Mirror album art Felt Get Out Of My Mirror Él GPO F44 UK 1989 Sell This Version

Compilations

206 074, 206.074 Felt - Felt album art Felt Felt(10", EP, Comp) Virgin, Cherry Red, Virgin, Cherry Red 206 074, 206.074 France 1984 Sell This Version
CD BRED 72 Felt - Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty / The Splendour Of Fear album art Felt Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty / The Splendour Of Fear (Comp) Cherry Red CD BRED 72 UK 1986 Sell This Version
C-CRE 011 Felt - Forever Breathes The Lonely Word / Let The Snakes Crinkle Their Heads To Death album art Felt Forever Breathes The Lonely Word / Let The Snakes Crinkle Their Heads To Death(Cass, Comp) Creation Records C-CRE 011 UK 1986 Sell This Version

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CARF

CARF

December 3, 2019
Has anybody noticed some of the 2018 vinyl reissues have a small letter (e.g. "F") in a red box printed on the spine? When lined up the first 4 albums spelled out "FELT". Guessing the last 6 spelled out "DECADE"? Anybody got any info on this variant
MThA

MThA

March 15, 2019
Although a big fan of their music since 1986 and lucky enough to own all their albums, I just can't help getting annoyed more and more by the fact that they (apparently Lawrence) keeps messing with the re-releases of the albums (editing tracks as Crucifix in Heaven, changing the original artwork (Let the Snakes and recently also The Strange Idols Pattern). Instead of making their albums widely available, it seems almost on purpose that their albums are so hard to get. The new re-releases with all the extra's, dissapoint me again: it seems the strange format (CD with 7") is meant more as a collector's item than to allow people to actually purchase their music. So, let us have the abums rereleased with the original artwork, all tracks and okay, make Ignite The Seven Cannons a double-album with the old mix and the new mix for us to hear!
soulsixties

soulsixties

November 20, 2015
Now the time has arrived for Re-Issues in vinyl. If not now, when?
Now that vinyls is trendy, RSD etc . Now, that most of all originals reach 50 euros on discogs
Pistachios

Pistachios

April 2, 2014
I discovered this band late - but have made up for it by listening to them endlessly over the past few years. To my ears, the music is so blissful that I never care which song is playing - I'm too wrapped up in the glorious sound which Felt created. Yet another group that never got the credit they deserved so I hope that the satisfaction of creating such staggeringly rich music was reward enough for them.

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