Rough Trade - RT119T
First track is an excellent dancefloor-oriented remix of "Baby Turns Blue" from the LP "...If I Die, I Die", produced by Wire's Colin Newman. I always liked the Virgin Prunes and I wonder why they're not shared more on the net... I never saw them as the grandfathers of the Goth Rock, more like an outgrowth of the punk/post-punk wave, close to the industrial bands (Gavin Friday, the lead singer, works with Dave Ball, Genesis P'Orridge and Coil, Balance & Christopherson made a video for them). They are the best irish band of the era and their concerts are legendary by their insanity.(VP's MySpace)
So, ripped by Rain (320/ZIP/RS)
More rare VP to follow...
1- The Faculties Of A Broken Heart (What Should We Do If Baby Turns Blue)
2- Chance Of A Lifetime