THE CLIENTELE RELEASE BEST OF ALBUM + TICKETS FOR ONE OFF SHOW
on 4 June 2015
The Clientele 'Alone and Unreal: The Best of The Clientele' is out now on on Pointy Records. The compilation album features tracks from each of their previous five albums plus one new song and is released on vinyl, CD and digital download. The LP and CD versions will also include a bonus download of 'lost' Clientele album 'The Sound of Young Basingstoke' a previously unreleased session from an early incarnation of the band.
You can pre-order both standard and deluxe (includes bonus album) through itunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/alone-unreal-best-clientele/id1009889447.
The LP and CD versions are also available to pre-order through the pointy shop now.
To coincide with the release of the compilation, Pointy Records will also be reissuing the bands previous 5 albums (Suburban Light, Violet Hour, Strange Geometry, God Save The Clientele and Bonfires On The Heath) in all their unmitigated glory. Formats tbc. More news on this soon.
To celebrate The Clientele will play a one off show at Islington Assembly Hall on Friday 23rd October 2015. Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/322623.
The Track-listing for Alone & Unreal is as follows:
1. Reflections after Jane
2. We could walk together
4. Since K Got Over Me
5. (I can't seem) To Make You Mine
6. Losing Haringey
1. Bookshop Casanova
2. The Queen of Seville
3. Never Anyone But You
4. Harvest Time
5. On a Summer Trail
Lots of nice things being said in the press. A theme seems to be emerging that it is genius and why aren't they bigger. Couldn't agree more! Anyway read on...
'This Best Of is mere affirmation of genius'- MOJO 5/5
'Superior bittersweet pop'- Q MAGAZINE 4/5
'This set will serve a purpose similar to 'Suburban Light'; namely, to introduce a generation of listeners to one of the most sublime guitar pop bands to have graced the turn of the Millennium'- CLASH 8/10
'A welcome reminder of how magical Alasdair McLean's songs can be... an exquisite one' - UNCUT 7/10
'Moments of majesty, mystery and magic'- THE INDEPENDENT 4/5
'The clientele blossom under close attention and so completely capture a sense of time and place might almost have been painted.' - DAILY MAIL 4/5
'no other band of the past decade inhabited the dual landscapes of darkness and light so sublimely.'POPMATTERS
And here is a video we shot for Reflections After Jane many moons ago now in hi def...enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Hg1zIAh3rc.
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