Any confirmation this will be a limited edition? I think they're having a laugh with the pricing, but I don't want to risk waiting for price drop in case it IS limited Jim B.
Btw, can anyone be so kind to tell me what unique material is on the DVD? What is on The Complete Jam already? Location: silver spring md usa. Looks like these premium priced collector sets are rapidly proliferating. I love the Jam, but will not buy this set. I like about half of the gift, but their 3rd, 4th and 5th records are haymakers. The gift did'nt knock me out the same way. Neither Spil Op nor Bingley Hall were on complete jam.
So most of it is new,commercially at least. Location: Irlanda del Sur. Tracks 1. Happy Together 2. While The Jam were firmly embedded in Punk from a music perspective they stood apart from just about all of their contemporaries by wearing smartly tailored suits; the very epitome of a Mod revival band, in looks, if not in music.
It was a year later in November that things really took off for the band. The Eton Rifles made No. The former track is on the album, Setting Sons that reached No. Soon after The Gift came out Paul Weller left to form The Style Council and later, of course, he had his own very successful solo career.
The front cover of The Gift depicts the members of the band standing upon the roof of a building close to Oxford Street. The posture of each individual is intended to replicate his being poised to run. Each member of the band had known the photographs would be separately tinted in the colours of red, amber, and green with the intention being to replicate the three stages of traffic lights. The original release of the album was on 12" vinyl, and initial copies came with a paper bag stating "The Jam A Gift".
These copies are increasingly difficult to find, especially in good condition. Other issues included the regular vinyl issue, the Japanese vinyl issue with a bonus lyric book , the CD issue, the re-mastered issue, and a recently issued Japanese version in a mini-LP style sleeve. The Gift spent 25 weeks on the UK album charts, rising to No. Move On Up Stoned Out Of My Mind War Disc: 2 1.
Skirt demo 2. Ghosts instrumental demo 4. Running On The Spot demo 6. Carnation instrumental demo 8. The Bitterest Pill demo Only Started instrumental demo Beat Surrender demo Solid Bond In Your Heart demo.