Mansun - Closed For Business 25th Anniversary Deluxe 25 CD Box Set

'Closed For Business' finally reveals the full scope of Mansun's tumultuous career. It brings together their original albums, the dozens of overlooked gems featured on their EP's, unissued demos and studio out-takes, BBC radio sessions, and full-length concert recordings. Paul Draper has also opened his archives to provide the raw...
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'Closed For Business' finally reveals the full scope of Mansun's tumultuous career. It brings together their original albums, the dozens of overlooked gems featured on their EP's, unissued demos and studio out-takes, BBC radio sessions, and full-length concert recordings. Paul Draper has also opened his archives to provide the raw material for the set's unmatched collection of Mansun memorabilia, notes, lyrics and previously unheard recordings. This box set finally does full justice to the vision of a band whose almost reckless disregard for the rules of the game reaped magnificent rewards.

All 4 original albums remastered Single edits, EP tracks and b-sides CDs remastered Ten Live discs featuring concert, festival and radio broadcasts including Glastonbury, Reading Festival, BBC broadcasts and live shows from Australia & Norway Radio session, Demos, Rarities & Outtakes discs DVD - Featuring the first ever official live film, from Brixton Academy + all BBC performances from Top of the Pops and Later... with Jools Holland, plus the "Nobody Cares When You're Gone" documentary 160-page hard back book written by renowned music journalist Peter Doggett featuring newly discovered photos from fans and photographers around the world, tour history section, historical and newly commissioned interviews, full discography 112-page book documenting the official fanzines Smelling the Roses, Take it Easy and Cult of Positivity 48-page studio book cataloguing newly discovered archival ephemera 5 x 12" art prints 4 x postcards Handwritten "Closed for Business" lyric sheet signed by Paul Draper

Tracklist:
The Chad Who Loved Me (05:02)
Mansun's Only Love Song (05:55)
Taxloss (07:02)
You, Who Do You Hate ? (03:06)
Wide Open Space (04:30)
Stripper Vicar (04:05)
Disgusting (05:07)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (03:55)
Naked Twister (04:39)
Egg Shaped Fred (04:11)
Dark Mavis / An Open Letter To The Lyrical Trainspotter (Includes Hidden Track) (14:40)
Stripper Vicar (Live) (03:46)
Comes As No Surprise (Live) (04:35)
Electric Man (Live) (04:40)
Love Is (Live) (04:44)
Wide Open Space (Live) (04:26)
Taxloss (Live) (10:04)
Fool (Live) (04:30)
Legacy (Live) (05:04)
Special / Blown It (Delete As Appropriate) (Live) (04:22)
Everyone Must Win (Live) (05:00)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live) (04:21)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live) (06:54)
Drastic Surgeon (Mark Radcliffe Radio One Session 20th November 1995) (03:22)
Naked Twister (Mark Radcliffe Radio One Session 20th November 1995) (03:48)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Mark Radcliffe Radio One Session 20th November 1995) (04:04)
The Chad Who Loved Me (John Peel Session 24th March 1996) (06:09)
Ski Jump Nose (John Peel Session 24th March 1996) (02:30)
Lemonade Secret Drinker (John Peel Session 24th March 1996) (03:13)
Egg Shaped Fred (John Peel Session 24th March 1996) (04:38)
Everyone Must Win (BBC Radio One Session 23rd September 1997) (04:16)
K.I.Double.S.I.N.G. (BBC Radio One Session 23rd September 1997) (03:25)
The Worlds Still Open (BBC Radio One Session 23rd September 1997) (03:28)
Lemonade Secret Drinker (BBC Radio One Session 23rd September 1997) (03:14)
Closed For Business (BBC Radio One Session 23rd September 1997) (02:47)
Shot By Both Sides (Sung By Chad John Peel Special Maida Vale Studios 19th December 2000) (03:38)
Take It Easy Chicken (Unsigned Demo) (04:20)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Unsigned Demo) (03:59)
Moronica (Unsigned Demo) (03:58)
No One Knows Us (Demo) (03:31)
Flourella (Demo) (04:17)
Stripper Vicar (Demo) (04:05)
Skin Up Pin Up (Demo) (04:02)
Drastic Sturgeon (Demo) (03:25)
Egg Shaped Fred (Demo) (05:10)
Ski Jump Nose (Demo) (03:42)
Things Keep Falling Off Buildings (Demo) (04:34)
The Greatest Pain (Piano Take) (02:58)
Naked Twister (Near Final) (03:51)
Mansun`s Only Love Song (Full Length) (06:17)
The Chad Who Loved Me (Near Final) (04:26)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Near Final) (04:01)
Ski Jump Nose (Acoustic) (02:30)
You, Who Do You Hate ? (Demo) (02:59)
Stripper Vicar (Parr St. Mix) (04:12)
Closed For Business (Demo) (03:22)
Anti-Everything (Extended Instrumental) (03:25)
Grey Lantern (Alt Studio Version Take 2) (02:03)
Television (Live) (07:08)
Mansun`s Only Love Song (05:39)
Taxloss (Live) (06:44)
Everyone Must Win (Live) (05:00)
Dark Mavis (Near Final) (07:34)
Rock `n` Roll Loser (Demo) (04:25)
Watcher (03:37)
An Open Letter To The Lyrical Trainspotter (Take 2) (03:59)
Way It Is (Demo) (04:57)
The Impending Collapse Of It All (Demo) (04:21)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Unknown Acoustic) (03:25)
Egg Shaped Fred (Acoustic) (02:49)
Railings (Demo) (06:02)
Promises (Demo) (05:23)
Naked Twister (Unknown Acoustic) (03:03)
South Of The Painted Hall (03:18)
Drifters (Demo) (04:30)
These Days (04:24)
You, Who Do You Hate ? (Near Final) (03:06)
Things Keep Falling Off Buildings (Backing Track) (03:53)
Flourella (Studio Monitor Mix) (04:20)
The Greatest Pain (Alternative Mix) (04:17)
Grey Lantern (Unreleased Studio Version) (02:59)
Rebel Without A Quilt (Take 2) (06:22)
I Wanted So Much (03:24)
The Edge (Backing Track) (03:00)
This Is My Home (03:44)
Forgive Me (Demo) (05:42)
Superstar (Demo) (03:41)
Witness To A Murder (Part 1) (01:49)
Chad`s Song (04:15)
King Of Beauty (Writing Session) (04:13)
Negative (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Being A Girl (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Stripper Vicar (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Everyone Must Win (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Special / Blown It (Delete As Appropriate) (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Shotgun (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Wide Open Space (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Television (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Mansun`s Only Love Song (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Six (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Taxloss (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
The Chad Who Loved Me (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Drastic Sturgeon (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Legacy (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98 (Video)
Six (08:07)
Negative (04:21)
Shotgun (06:37)
Inverse Midas (01:44)
Anti-Everything (02:25)
Fall Out (03:47)
Serotonin (02:33)
Cancer (09:22)
Witness To A Murder (Part 2) (03:06)
Television (08:21)
Special / Blown It (Delete As Appropriate) (05:32)
Legacy (06:26)
Being A Girl (07:59)
Butterfly (A New Beginning) ( 05:52)
I Can Only Disappoint U (04:59)
Comes As No Surprise (04:01)
Electric Man (05:21)
Love Is... (04:37)
Soundtrack 4 2 Lovers (04:10)
Forgive Me (04:42)
Until The Next Life (04:49)
Fool (04:17)
We Are The Boys (04:25)
Goodbye (05:10)
Getting Your Way (04:32)
Slipping Away (04:51)
Keep Telling Myself (04:00)
Harris (03:25)
Love Remains (02:45)
Cry 2 My Face (04:11)
No Signal / No Complaints (04:54)
Home (03:26)
Fragile (03:42)
Wanted So Much (03:23)
Good Intentions Heal The Soul (includes Hidden Track) (26:12)
The Dog From Two Doors Down (The Nurk Twins) (04:30)
Take It Easy Chicken (1995 Version) (1995 Original Self Released Version) (04:24)
Skin Up Pin Up (03:42)
Flourella (04:25)
Egg Shaped Fred (03:54)
Ski Jump Nose (03:46)
Lemonade Secret Drinker (04:09)
Thief (Includes Hidden Track) (05:19)
Drastic Sturgeon (03:24)
The Greatest Pain (03:52)
Moronica (04:33)
Stripper Vicar (04:10)
The Edge (03:15)
The Duchess (04:29)
An Open Letter To The Lyrical Trainspotter (04:02)
No One Knows Us (03:41)
Things Keep Falling Off Buildings (03:19)
Wide Open Space (2018 Remaster) (04:32)
Rebel Without A Quilt (2018 Remaster) (04:09)
Vision Impared (2018 Remaster) (02:39)
The Gods Of Not Very Much (2018 Remaster) (04:39)
Moronica (Acoustic Version 2018 Remaster) (03:14)
Lemonade Secret Drinker (Acoustic Version 2018 Remaster) (02:47)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Remastered) (04:05)
The Most To Gain (02:20)
The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail (04:40)
Live Open Space (04:43)
Drastic Sturgeon (Live) (03:18)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Acoustic Version) (03:33)
Taxloss (Remastered) (07:19)
Grey Lantern (02:04)
Impending Collapse Of It All (04:05)
The Chad Who Loved Me / Ski Jump Nose (06:31)
Wide Open Space (Acoustic) (04:17)
Taxloss (Single Edit) (04:27)
Closed For Business (03:03)
K.I.Double.S.I.N.G. (04:42)
Everyone Must Win (05:38)
The World's Still Open (03:37)
Dark Mavis (Acoustic Version) (05:00)
Stripper Vicar (Live) (04:13)
Legacy (Radio Edit) (05:56)
Can`t Afford To Die (02:49)
Spasm Of Identity (03:03)
Check Under The Bed (04:10)
GSOH (01:22)
Face In The Crowd (03:43)
Being A Girl (Part One) (Edit) (02:00)
Hideout (B-Side) (02:43)
Railings (05:52)
I Care (03:42)
Been Here Before (04:10)
Negative (Edit) (03:45)
When The Wind Blows (04:51)
King Of Beauty (04:55)
I Deserve What I Get (03:38)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live) (09:33)
Six (Single Version) (03:39)
Church Of The Drive Thru Elvis (03:02)
But The Trains Run On Time (03:37)
What It`s Like To Be Hated (03:25)
Being A Girl (Parts One & Two) (Live) (04:52)
I Can Only Disappoint U (Single Mix) (04:22)
Decisions, Decisions (06:03)
Repair Man (04:04)
My Idea Of Fun (04:00)
Golden Stone (04:35)
Electric Man (Radio Edit) (04:16)
The Drifters (04:31)
The Apartment (04:11)
Electric Man (Acoustic) (04:37)
Fool (Edit) (03:33)
I`ve Seen The Top Of The Mountain (05:05)
Promises (05:28)
Fade In Time (04:38)
Black Infinite Space (04:43)
The Chad Who Loved Me (Live) (01:59)
Ski Jump Nose (Live) (01:57)
Open Letter To The Lyrical Trainspotter (Live) (00:38)
Ski Jump Nose (Reprise) (Live) (01:08)
Stripper Vicar (Live) (03:49)
Mansuns Only Love Song (Live) (05:26)
Naked Twister (Live) (05:13)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live) (03:42)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live) (07:12)
Stripper Vicar (Live) (04:09)
Mansuns Only Love Song (Live) (05:18)
Taxloss (Live) (05:48)
Naked Twister (Live) (05:02)
Egg Shaped Fred (Live) (05:30)
Wide Open Space (Live) (05:18)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live) (03:33)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live) (07:18)
The Chad Who Loved Me (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (07:10)
Stripper Vicar (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (04:19)
Mansun`s Only Love Song (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (05:18)
Taxloss (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (05:50)
The Edge (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (04:19)
Drastic Sturgeon (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (03:11)
Naked Twister (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (04:55)
Egg Shaped Fred (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (05:29)
Wide Open Space (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (05:25)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (03:56)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live at Glasgow Barrowlands, 25/05/97) (10:27)
Stripper Vicar (Live at Quart Festival, Kristiansand, Norway, 02/07/97) (04:35)
Mansun`s Only Love Song (Live at Quart Festival, Kristiansand, Norway, 02/07/97) (05:27)
Taxloss (Live at Quart Festival, Kristiansand, Norway, 02/07/97) (05:43)
Naked Twister (Live at Quart Festival, Kristiansand, Norway, 02/07/97) (05:09)
Egg Shaped Fred (Live at Quart Festival, Kristiansand, Norway, 02/07/97) (05:04)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live at Quart Festival, Kristiansand, Norway, 02/07/97) (05:27)
Everyone Must Win (Live) (05:02)
Stripper Vicar (Live) (03:55)
Mansuns Only Love Song (Live) (05:36)
Shotgun (Live) (06:30)
Drastic Surgeon (Live) (03:14)
Wide Open Space (Live) (04:51)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live) (03:35)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live) (04:42)
Taxloss (Live) (05:42)
Negative (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (03:36)
Being A Girl (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (04:28)
Stripper Vicar (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (04:14)
Everyone Must Win (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (04:46)
Special / Blown It (Delete As Appropriate) (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (04:08)
Shotgun (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (06:52)
Wide Open Space (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (04:19)
Television (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (07:00)
Mansun`s Only Love Song (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (05:19)
Six (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (06:21)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (03:32)
Taxloss (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (07:13)
The Chad Who Loved Me / Drastic Surgeon (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (06:38)
Legacy (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (04:19)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live at Brixton Academy, 23/10/98) (07:08)
Negative (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (03:53)
Being A Girl (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (04:31)
Stripper Vicar (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (04:19)
Everyone Must Win (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (04:43)
Special / Blown It (Delete As Appropriate) (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (03:52)
Shotgun (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (06:44)
Wide Open Space (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (04:18)
Television (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (06:52)
Mansun`s Only Love Song (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (05:25)
Six (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (06:15)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (03:34)
Taxloss (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (07:27)
The Chad Who Loved Me (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (03:53)
Drastic Sturgeon (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (02:40)
Legacy (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (04:24)
Take It Easy Chicken (Live at Margate Winter Gardens, 24/01/99) (06:51)
Take It East Chicken (Live) (06:14)
Stripper Vicar (Live) (03:56)
Drastic Surgeon (Live) (03:19)
Being A Girl (Live) (05:06)
Special / Blown It (Delete As Appropriate) (Live) (04:17)
Everyone Must Win (Live) (05:10)
Six (Live) (07:15)
Ski Jump Nose (Live) (03:46)
Mansuns Only Love Song (Live) (05:53)
Wide Open Space (Live) (05:03)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live) (03:44)
Taxloss (Live) (09:00)
Being A Girl (Live at V2000, Chelmsford, 19/08/00) (05:27)
Comes As No Surprise (Live at V2000, Chelmsford, 19/08/00) (04:17)
Stripper Vicar (Live at V2000, Chelmsford, 19/08/00) (04:15)
Special / Blown It (Delete As Appropriate) (Live at V2000, Chelmsford, 19/08/00) (04:38)
Electric Man (Live at V2000, Chelmsford, 19/08/00) (04:17)
Love Is... (Live at V2000, Chelmsford, 19/08/00) (04:26)
Wide Open Space (Live at V2000, Chelmsford, 19/08/00) (04:35)
She Makes My Nose Bleed (Live at V2000, Chelmsford, 19/08/00) (03:52)
Taxloss (Live at V2000, Chelmsford, 19/08/00) (08:48)
I Can Only Disappoint U (Live) (04:34)
Being A Girl (Live) (02:10)
The Chad Who Loved Me (Live) (05:14)

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