VA – Dreams To Fill The Vacuum: The Sound of Sheffield 1978-1988 (2019)

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Extensive four CD + book set exploring the punk and post-punk sound of the ‘steel city’. Features classics, rarities, album tracks and 12 previously unreleased gems from The Human League, Pulp (and members thereof), Heaven 17, Thompson Twins, B. E. F., Artery, ABC, Clock DVA, Hula, The Danse Society, In The Nursery, Treebound Story and many more. The book contains over 20,000 words of artists’ sleeve notes, essays and memoirs from key players in the city’s music scene. Curated and designed by the people who brought you Manchester – North Of England, Revolutionary Spirit – The Sound Of Liverpool, Silhouettes And Statues, Electrical Language, Scared To Get Happy, Still In A Dream and many more critically acclaimed box sets.

Tracklist:

CD1
1. The Human League – Dancevision
2. They Must Be Russians – Don’t Try To Cure Yourself
3. I’m So Hollow – Dreams To Fill The Vacuum
4. The Prams – Modern Man
5. 2.3 – All Time Low
6. Hobbies Of Today – Metal Boys
7. Mein GlasFabrik – Track No. 5
8. Red Zoo – Help Me
9. I Scream Brothers – Avoid The Surgery
10. B.Troop – Junior
11. Thompson Twins – She’s In Love With Mystery
12. Repulsive Alien – Say And Do
13. Veiled Threat – Torch
14. De Tian – Questions Of Gender
15. Molodoy – Unknown
16. TV Product – Social Psychology
17. Negatives – Electric Waltz
18. Y? – End Of Act One
19. The Toy Shop – The Maze
20. Vena Cava – A Girlfriend Is…
21. Graph – Drowning
22. Rapid Eye Movements – Men In The Mirrorshades
23. A Major European Group – Llamas (Live At The Wimpy Bar)
24. The Past Seven Days – Raindance
25. Pagan Bo – Living In Confusion

CD2
1. Heaven 17 – (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang (12” Mix)
2. Vision – Lucifer’s Friend
3. Artery – The Clown
4. New Model Soldier – Twist
5. Surface Mutants – Train
6. Clock DVA – 4 Hours (Remixed Single Version)
7. British Electric Foundation – A Baby Called Billy
8. Flying Alphonso Brothers – War Games
9. Shy Tots – English Industrial Estate
10. Disease – Heavy Men
11. The Stunt Kites – Deity’s Lament
12. Mau Maus – Secret Society
13. The Naughtiest Girl Was A Monitor – Marcella Ball
14. Quite Unnerving – Corpse Creeper
15. Acrobats Of Desire – Parking Boys
16. The Blimp – Man With A Luminous Head (Demo)
17. The Mirror Crack’d – Scramble For Style
18. Vital – Real Life
19. Heroes Of The Beach – Psychokiller
20. ABC – Alphabet Soup

CD3
1. Pulp – Everybody’s Problem
2. Bass Tone Trap – Intruder In The Dust
3. UV Pop – Just A Game
4. The Danse Society – Danse/Move
5. In The Nursery – Iskra
6. Dachau Choir – Dying Man, Faithful Priest
7. Tex Mirror H – Out Of Reach
8. Hula – (No One Leaves The) Fever Car
9. Time In Motion – Quiet Type
10. Siiiii – Over
11. Ipso Facto – Mannequin
12. Fatales – Worlds Apart
13. Tsi Tsa – Billingham’s Island (Demo)
14. Fish And Breadcake – Fish And Breadcake
15. Harriet Roberts – Late Nights (Demo)
16. Chakk – Out Of The Flesh (Mix 1)
17. Native Europe – The Distance From Köln
18. Defective Turtles – Silicon Chip
19. Vendino Pact – Persuasion
20. Typhoon Saturday – In My Eyes (Demo)

CD4
1. Peter Hope & The Jonathan S. Podmore Method – Kitchenette
2. Scala Timpani – Winds Of Change
3. One Thousand Violins – You Ungrateful Bastard (Flexi Version)
4. A.C. Temple – Crayola
5. Sedition – Up The Hill
6. The Flight Commander – Message From A Dead Man
7. The Anti Group – Zulu
8. Chain – Chains
9. Dig Vis Drill – Fix The Kitchen
10. Kilgore Trout – Children
11. Fishwives – Bottle Breast
12. Mr Morality – Treehouse
13. Workforce – Skin Scraped Back
14. Treebound Story – Like A Fool
15. Nick Fish And The Seahorses – Wonderful Life
16. The Box – Crow Bar
17. The Midnight Choir – Colorado Dead Man
18. Junk – The World Doesn’t Turn
19. The Wacky Gardeners – Lawnmower Woman

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