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lush - 'Chorus', The Complete Album Collection
lush : 'Chorus', The Complete Album Collection
28th September 2015

Following on from the news that Lush are to reform next year, it is with great pride that we can now formally announce the full details of the band’s extensive anthology, Chorus (out 4th December / 22nd January in North America) and the first time vinyl pressing of the band’s Best Of, Ciao! (released 27th November).

Over the course of a decade, Lush released three studio albums – Spooky (1992), Split (1994) and Lovelife (1996) – to growing critical and commercial success.  Starting out with the mini-album Scar (1989) and releasing a string of singles and EPs throughout their career, these were used to create the compilations Gala (1990) and Topolino (1996); two albums that would ultimately bookend their story with the tragic death of drummer Chris Acland in late-1996 leaving them too grief-stricken to continue.

Twenty years on and Lush are a band long overdue celebration.  Compiled by the band, Chorus will be spread over five CDs and housed in a beautiful hardbound book, designed by long-time associate and former v23 collaborator Chris Bigg.  105 tracks in total, Chorus contains their three studio albums and both singles compilations plus a wealth of previously unreleased demos, radio sessions, remixes and rarities.  The full tracklisting can be found below.

Out on 4th December, Chorus is available to pre-order now - you can get your copy here.

*Chorus will be in North American stores from 22nd January, but you will be able to exclusively buy online from the link above to receive orders from 4th December.

In addition, Ciao! - the band’s Best Of - is also being pressed on vinyl for the very first time, for release on 27th November as part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday event.  This first run will be limited, on double red vinyl, and will be available from your local record store.  The tracklisting for this can also be found below.

Lush are playing two headline shows at London’s Roundhouse on May 6th and 7th 2016.  To keep up-to-date on the band, visit their new site- www.lushofficial.com.

Chorus - LUSHBOX1

Disc One: Gala
1. Sweetness And Light
2. Sunbathing
3. Breeze
4. De-Luxe
5. Leaves Me Cold
6. Downer
7. Thoughtforms
8. Baby Talk
9. Thoughtforms
10. Scarlet
11. Bitter
12. Second Sight
13. Etheriel
14. Hey Hey Helen
15. Scarlet
16. Leaves Me Cold - Peel Session*
17. Breeze - Peel Session*
18. Hey Hey Helen - Peel Session*
19. Blackout - Evening Session*
20. Kiss Chase - Evening Session*
21. The Childcatcher - Evening Session*
22. Single Girl - Mark Radcliffe Session*
23. Runaway - Mark Radcliffe Session*
24. Heavenly Nobodies - Evening Session*
25. Ladykillers - Evening Session* 

Disc Two: Spooky
1. Stray
2. Nothing Natural
3. Tiny Smiles
4. Covert
5. Ocean
6. For Love
7. Superblast!
8. Untogether
9. Fantasy
10. Take
11. Laura
12. Monochrome
13. God’s Gift
14. Fallin’ In Love
15. Starlust
16. Outdoor Miner
17. Astronaut
18. Sweetness And Light (The Orange Squash Mix)
19. Undertow (Spooky Mix)

Disc Three: Split
1. Light From A Dead Star
2. Kiss Chase
3. Blackout
4. Hypocrite
5. Lovelife
6. Desire Lines
7. The Invisible Man
8. Undertow
9. Never-Never
10. Lit Up
11. Starlust
12. When I Die
13. Cat’s Chorus
14. Love At First Sight
15. Girl’s World
16. White Wood
17. 500 (Acoustic Version)*
18. Olympia (Acoustic Version)
19. Kiss Chase (Acoustic Version)

Disc Four: Lovelife
1. Ladykillers
2. Heavenly Nobodies
3. 500
4. I’ve Been Here Before
5. Papasan
6. Single Girl
7. Ciao!
8. Tralala
9. Last Night
10. Runaway
11. The Childcatcher
12. Olympia
13. Sweetness And Light (Demo)*
14. Covert (Demo)*
15. Problem Child (Demo)*
16. Desire Lines (Demo)
17. Hypocrite (Demo)*
18. Lit Up (Demo)
19. Light From A Dead Star (Demo)* 

Disc Five: Topolino
1. 500 (Shake Baby Shake)
2. I Have The Moon
3. Ex
4. I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend
5. Matador
6. Outside World
7. I’d Like To Walk Around In Your Mind
8. Carmen
9. Shut Up
10. Cul De Sac
11. Demystification
12. Tinkerbell
13. Piledriver
14. Plums And Oranges
15. Half And Half
16. Dear Me (Miki’s 8-Track Home Demo)
17. Sweetie
18. Heavenly
19. Pudding
20. Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
21. All This Useless Beauty
22. Mannequin
23. Rupert 
* Denotes previously Unreleased


Ciao! Best Of Lush - CAD 2K22

A1. Ladykillers
A2. Single Girl
A3. Ciao!
A4. 500 (Shake Baby Shake)
A5. Light From A Dead Star
B1. Love At First Sight
B2. Hypocrite
B3. Desire Lines
B4. Lovelife
C1. When I Die
C2. Nothing Natural
C3. Untogether
C4. For Love
D1. Monochrome
D2. De-Luxe
D3. Sweetness and Light
D4. Thoughtforms
D5. Etheriel