|Repressing of the remastered and expanded edition of the band's 1974 debut album.
Format: CD / Cat No: ECLEC2139 / Released: 09/10/2020
Track Listing: 1. The Stubbs Effect (0:23) / 2. Big Jobs (Poo Poo Extract)(0:36) / 3. Going Up To People And Tinkling (2:25) / 4. Calyx (2:45) / 5. Son Of "There's No Place Like Homerton" (10:10) / 6. Aigrette (1:38) / 7. Rifferama (2:56) / 8. Fol De Rol (3:07) / 9. Shaving Is Boring (8:45) / 10. Licks For The Ladies (2:37) / 11. Bossa Nochance (0:40) / 12. Big Jobs No 2 (By Poo And The Wee Wees) (2:14) / 13. Lobster In Cleavage Probe (3:57) / 14. Gigantic Land-Crabs In Earth Takeover Bid (3:21) / 15. The Other Stubbs Effect (0:38) / Bonus tracks: 16. Let's Eat Real Soon (Single) (3:16) / 7. Fitter Stoke Has A Bath (Single) (4:35) / 18. Your Majesty Is Like A Cream Donut / Oh What A Lonely Lifetime (6:08)
More information: Recorded for Virgin Records in 1974, “Hatfield and the North” was the eponymous debut album by the band comprising former CARAVAN member RICHARD SINCLAIR, keyboard player DAVE STEWART, guitarist PHIL MILLER and drummer PIP PYLE. Regarded as one of the finest albums in the “Canterbury” genre, the album also featured guest appearances by GEOFF LEIGH of HENRY COW and ROBERT WYATT who sang guest vocals on the track “Calyx”.
This re-pressing (originally released in 2009 but unavailable for some time) adds both sides of the band’s 1974 and ‘Your Majesty is Like a Cream Donut’ / ‘Oh What a Lonely Lifetime’ featured on the Virgin sampler album “V” as bonus tracks, together with a booklet featuring restored artwork and notes by Sid Smith.