Television Personalities ‎– Beautiful Despair

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Fire Records ‎– FIRELP327
Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Black And White Marbled
15 Sep 2017
Indie Rock, Indie Pop

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  • Arranged ByDan*, Jowe*
  • Lead Vocals, Electric Guitar [6 And 12 String Electric Guitars]Daniel Treacy
  • Mixed By [Mixing Engineer]Cos Chapman, Xabi Garcia*
  • Photography ByAlison Wonderland (2)
  • Producer, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar [Electric Guitars], Acoustic Guitar [Acoustic Guitars], Backing Vocals, Synthesizer [Analogue Synthesizer], Autoharp, Psaltery [Bowed Psaltery], Drum Machine [Drum Machine Programming], PercussionJowe Head
  • Recorded ByJowe*
  • SleeveAlex Hornsby
  • Songwriter [All Words And Music Written By]D. Treacy*
  • Transferred ByJowe*, Rob McClymont


Limited edition marbled vinyl. Includes a free download code.
The Song "Have A Nice Day" is exclusive to this download.

Hype-sticker on front shrinkwrap: "Rough Trade Exclusive"

Back cover states:

Recorded by Jowe at his flat at Glading Terrace, Stoke Newington (shortly before it got demolished), over a number of sessions between 1990-1991 on a portable 4-track cassette-tape machine. Transfered to digital format at Sonic Bunker.

Mixed at Audio Underground and Chez Cos.

℗ 2017 Fire Records. © 2017 Fire Records.
All songs published by Fire Songs.

Sticker on front shrinkwrap:

Previously unreleased Television Personalities LP recorded in 1990, lovingly restored and remastered from the original tape recordings by Fire Records and Jowe Head. Includes previously about Felt and The Lemonheads and live classic 'Love Is A Four Letter Word' amongst others

“Over the course of a few weeks, we had amassed fifteen tracks, some of which ended up being re-recorded with very different arrangements on Closer to God. The intention was to finish and release these tracks at some point, and that time has finally arrived” Jowe Head

'If You Fly Too High' namedrops Alan McGee, who was a great fan of the TVPs and openly admits that he emulated Dan Treacy's style of music, and influenced his decision ro run both a mod-psychedelic club, The Living Room, and to start his legendary label, Creation Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Stickered, string): 809236132741
  • Barcode (Stickered, text): 8 09236 13274 1

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