19 November 2012The Names - Swimming [FBN 9 CD]
Bonus tracks include the popular singles Calcutta and Nightshift (also produced by Hannett) and the band's February 1982 Peel session. This new CD edition also features original artwork and poster design by Benoit Hennebert, and photographs by Marc Portée.
Swimming is out 9 February 2013 on the revived Factory Benelux imprint.
2. Floating World
3. The Fire
4. Life By the Sea
5. White Shadow
7. Shanghai Gesture
8. Leave Her to Heaven
13. Life By the Sea (Peel Session)
14. Discovery (Peel Session)
15. Shanghai Gesture (Peel Session)
16. Harmony (Peel Session)
Artist: The Names
Label: Factory Benelux
Catalogue number: FBN 9 CD (16 tracks)
Release date: 11 February 2013
The Wake formed in Glasgow (Scotland) in April 1981, after singer/guitarist Caesar joined forces with drummer Steven Allen and a bassist, Joe Donnelly. Caesar had previously played with Altered Images and wrote their first single Dead Pop Stars, but elected to leave shortly before the band crashed into the UK charts.
- extract from the LTM biography by James Nice