The Wedding Present & Friends ‎- Not From Where I'm Standing 2LP Vinyl Record Album

Questioned about the origins of the project, David Gedge of The Wedding Present said: "Where do ideas like this come from? Well, I can tell you that this one was born during a soundcheck in New Zealand, in 2013, when the band were playing around with the main melody of...
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Questioned about the origins of the project, David Gedge of The Wedding Present said: "Where do ideas like this come from? Well, I can tell you that this one was born during a soundcheck in New Zealand, in 2013, when the band were playing around with the main melody of the classic Bond theme 'You Only Live Twice'. We decided then that, one day, we should probably attempt to cover this amazing song. We ended up doing just that dur-ing the recording sessions for our 'Going, Going' album in Studios La Fabrique (Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France). And that was that. For a while, anyway. During a later tour, drummer Charles Layton was driving the van and I was sitting in the front passenger seat. On journeys like these Charlie would often plant little seeds of ideas into my mind, knowing that I would go away, think about it, and then return with some kind of master plan. "You should release a compilation of Bond songs," he declared. And that was all that he needed to say, really. Most of the themes from the Bond films would effortlessly feature in a list of my favourite ever pieces of music, so I was never not going to be excited by the idea of re-imaginings of twenty of them!

A collection of 20 Bond themes covered by current and former members of The Wedding Present. 100% of the profits from its sale will be donated to the 'Campaign Against Living Miserably' (CALM). Printed inner sleeves state writer, artist and original artist for each song as well as the Bond movie it appeared in.
Includes CD.

Tracklist:
A1 –The Sleazoids James Bond Theme
A2 –The Wedding Present You Only Live Twice
A3 –Simone White (3) Goldfinger
A4 –Follow The Moths Goldeneye
A5 –Jetstream Pony The Man With The Golden Gun
B1 –The Donalds Live And Let Die
B2 –Maria Scaroni The World Is Not Enough
B3 –Cinerama Diamonds Are Forever
B4 –Danielle Wadey & Charles Layton Tomorrow Never Dies
B5 –Minitel All Time High
C1 –Samuel Beer-Pearce Nobody Does It Better
C2 –Klee For Your Eyes Only
C3 –The Legendary Len Higgins Thunderball
C4 –Sleeper (2) featuring David Lewis Gedge* Mr Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
C5 –Graeme Ramsay From Russia With Love
D1 –Terry De Castro A View To A Kill
D2 –The Ukrainians Die Another Day
D3 –Such Small Hands Skyfall
D4 –Shaun Charman On Her Majesty's Secret Service
D5 –David Lewis Gedge* We Have All The Time In The World

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