PROCLAIMERS, THE – Sunshine on Leith (2 LP Expanded Edition) (RSD Vinyl)


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THE PROCLAIMERS Sunshine on Leith (2 LP Expanded Edition)



Release Date: 4/23/2022

Format: 2 x LP

Label: Parlophone Records Ltd

Quantity: 2000

Release type: RSD Exclusive Release

Scotland’s The Proclaimers were originally formed in 1983 by twin brothers Charlie and Craig Reid. Their folk-rock sound made an instant impact with their 1987 debut, This Is The Story. Wasting no time, their follow-up, Sunshine On Leith, was released in 1988. Kicking off with the hit single “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles),” not only would the album become a huge worldwide success, it would also inspire a stage musical of the same name. This expanded 2LP version of Sunshine on Leith includes a vinyl side of rarities, including non-album tracks from their King Of The Road EP, plus another side of sessions recorded for the BBC. “(I’m Gonna) Burn Your Playhouse” from their 1989 Glastonbury performance acts as a fitting finale to this marbled black, white and green vinyl set