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T. Rex

Dandy In The Underworld Coloured Double Vinyl

Double Heavyweight LP £25.00

Release Date: 12/10/2018

Discs: 2

This, the final official Marc Bolan and T. Rex album, was conceived during a turbulent time in rock history. Issued on 11 March 1977, Dandy In The Underworld arrived in the wake of the Damned’s ‘New Rose’ and the Sex Pistols’ ‘Anarchy In The UK’, singles that had given the emerging punk rock a national platform. To promote the album, Bolan undertook a tour of the UK and Europe, with support from The Damned, who acknowledged T. Rex as a big influence.

With a new T. Rex line-up, Bolan had already scored a # 13 hit single with “I Love To Boogie”, and followed this up with single releases of the title track of the album, “The Soul Of My Suit” and “Crimson Moon”, before culminating with the exuberant “Celebrate Summer”, tragically the last single to be issued in Bolan’s lifetime.

Pressed on 180 gram white vinyl, this numbered Deluxe 2 LP Edition, issued in a gatefold sleeve, features a bonus album of non-album A- and B-sides, plus seven demos and alternative versions. The inner sleeves feature the lyrics, credits and annotation by Bolan authority Mark Paytress.

Side 1

1. Dandy In The Underworld
2. Crimson Moon
3. Universe
4. I'm A Fool For You Girl
5. I Love To Boogie
6. Visions Of Domino

Side 2

1. Jason B. Sad
2. Groove A Little
3. The Soul Of My Suit
4. Hang-Ups
5. Pain And Love
6. Teen Riot Structure

Side 3

1. To Know You Is To Love You
2. City Port
3. Dandy In The Underworld [single version]
4. Tame My Tiger
5. Celebrate Summer

Side 4

1. I'm A Fool For You Girl [demo]
2. Funky London Childhood
3. The Soul Of My Suit [demo]
4. Pain And Love [demo]
5. Teen Riot Structure [demo]
6. Tame My Tiger [alternative version]
7. Celebrate Summer [alternative version]