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Dead Or Alive

Running Wild: The Inevitable Years [Berry Red Vinyl]

Running Wild: The Inevitable Years [Berry Red Vinyl]

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The Two Classic And Highly Collectable Inevitable Singes Plus Related Peel Session Recordings. Capturing The First Two Years Of Dead or Alive's Career. On Berry-Red Vinyl! A Sequel And Companion Release To 2023's Critically And Commercially Successful 'Let Them Drag My Soul Away'. Having been 'discovered' working in Liverpool's Probe Records during the punk rock explosion of the late 1970s, Pete Burns quickly found himself fronting his very own band, Nightmares In Wax, who quickly mutated into the more familiar Dead or Alive. A star was born. But prior to pop superstardom, tabloid-tantalising celebrity and his later revival and recognition as an icon of gay punk and pop culture, Pete led Dead or Alive into far darker waters, as one of the earliest explorers of the post-punk Goth scene. Captured on two remarkable 7" singles originally released on Liverpool label Inevitable, the band also caught the attention of the ever-reliable John Peel, and recorded material for his seminal BBC Radio One programme. 'Running Wild' compiles those early singles and related Peel Session highlights, bringing the latter to vinyl for the first time. Pressed on berry red vinyl, and housed in a cover photograph by Dead or Alive's then manager Francesco Mellina, 'Running Wild presents an early glimpse at the phenomenon Pete would become, and a long overdue back story accompaniment for fans and collectors alike.


1 I'm Falling
2 Flowers
3 Number Eleven
4 Namegame (Live Version)
5 Nowhere to Nowhere
6 Running Wild
7 Number Eleven
8 Number Twelve
9 Flowers

Release Date: May 31, 2024

UPC: 5013929188914

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