The Frenz Experiment - Expanded Edition (Reissue) (Pre-Order)

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Reissue of The Fall’s 10th studio album, 1988’s The Frenz Experiment.

In 1987, The Fall scored their first UK Top 30 singles chart position with their cover of the Northern Soul standard, “There’s A Ghost In My House”, and supported it with a series of career-best shows. “Hit The North”, one of their much-loved anthems, followed in October and then, finally, The Frenz Experiment – which contained these songs, was released at the end of February 1988.

Available as an expanded edition on 2CD and 2LP, the releases both contain the original album, plus singles and B-Sides. The CD version also includes a previously unreleased 4-track BBC session and “A Day In The LifeBeatles cover rarity, plus a 24-page booklet with new interviews. The LP version contains extensive sleeve notes with new interviews. The notes included with both formats contain brand new interviews conducted by Daryl Easlea in May 2020.


CD 1 

01. Frenz
02. Carry Bag Man
03. Get a Hotel
04. Victoria
05. Athlete Cured
06. In These Times
07. The Steak Place
08. Bremen Nacht (Vinyl version)
09. Guest Informant (Excerpt)
10. Oswald Defence Lawyer
11. Bremen Nacht Run Out (from the Bremen Nacht Run Out single, included w.initial pressing of the album)
12. Mark'll Sink Us (2) (from the Bremen Nacht Run Out single, included w. initial pressing of the album)


01. There's a Ghost in My House (from There’s A Ghost In My House single)
02 Sleep Debt Snatches (from There’s A Ghost In My House single)
03. Mark'll Sink Us (from There’s A Ghost In My House single)
04. Haf Found Bormann (from There’s A Ghost In My House single)
05. Hit the North Part 1 (from the Hit The North single) 
06. Australians in Europe (from the Hit The North single)
07. Northerns in Europ (from the Hit The North single)
08. Guest Informant (B-side from the Victoria single)
09. Tuff Life Booogie (B-side from the Victoria single)
10. Twister (B-side from the Victoria single)
11. Bremen Nacht (Alternative)
12. A Day In The Life (from 1988 NME Charity compilation)
13. Frenz (Janice Long BBC session) *
14. There’s A Ghost In My House (Janice Long BBC session) * 
15. Get A Hotel (Janice Long BBC session) *
16. Haf Found Boorman (Janice Long BBC session) *

*previously unreleased