As previously exclusively revealed in Issue 3 of trakMARX The Damned box set project is progressing apace. Now titled "Play It At Your Sister" the set is due for release by Fab-u-lus Records - via The Sanctuary Group in August 2002.
The Box will contain;
Vinyl LPs - "Damned Damned Damned" (with the infamous Hotrods sleeve) & "Music For Pleasure".
7" 45s "New Rose", "Neat Neat Neat", "Stretcher Case Baby/Sick Of Being Sick", "Problem Child" & "Dont Cry Wolf"
A 7" vinyl EP featuring the first ever Damned demos "See Her Tonight", "I Fall" & "Feel The Pain" recorded by Matt Dangerfield of The Boys prior to the New Rose sessions in the summer of 1976.
A set of original Damned Badges.
A reproduction of the Damned Disciples Songbook.
A 12" by 12" 80 page hardback book.
The box-set will be preceded by a promo item entitled Play It At Your Little Sister. This highly desirable collectors item will feature segued snippets from the demo cuts on a one-sided 7" vinyl 45 the b-side will feature etched signatures from each member of The Damned. Attached to this will be a 5" CD featuring "New Rose" & "Help". Both will be housed in a card black Stiff Records house bag, with a 4 page 7" by 7" trailer leaflet for Play It At Your Sister.
The project is now in production further details in Issue 5 www.trakmarx.com