As part of the celebration of 30 years of Fire Records there will be a special weekend of events in May, including:
And on Sunday 18th May at The Lexington Bad Paintings DJ’s will be spinning Guided By Voices and related tunes from 4pm ‘til late as part of the Guided By Voices ‘Cool Planet’ album launch event. The event features cover sets by Fawn Spots, Band Of Pricks and Riding The Low (Paddy Considine) and is hosted by comedian Stewart Lee. Get more info and tickets HERE
Bad Paintings will be part of the Independent Label Market at the Escape From The Great Escape event hosted by Faux Discx, Italian Beach Babes and Republic Of Music. Loads of great bands playing so come and check it out.
It happens of Saturday 10th May at The Loft (Ship Street Brighton) from noon ‘til 7pm.
The shop opens at 9am for you pick up your exclusive RSD releases including Bad Paintings Best Of Xiu Xiu.
Stream the re-mastered version of Xiu Xiu favourite I Luv the Valley, OH! available exclusively as part of the double-LP Best Of 2002 - 2012 collection “There is no right, There is no wrong”
The Xiu Xiu Best Of will be available in the US and Canada as a Euro import.
It will be in US and Canadian shops on RSD.
Check with your local record store to make sure they order a copy in!
We’ve just finished making up the Xiu Xiu Best Of 2002 - 2012 record we’re releasing as part of RSD 2014 - clear vinyl, black vinyl, rarities cd and inserts.
The track listing for is as follows:
THERE IS NO RIGHT (LIGHT)
Sad Pony Guerrilla Girl
I Luv the Valley OH!
I Do What I Want, When I Want
No Friend Oh!
Dear God, I Hate Myself
THERE IS NO WRONG (DARK)
Ian Curtis Wishlist
Fabulous Muscles (Mama Black Widow Version)
Rose of Sharon (Grey Ghost Version)
Puff And Bunny
I Luv Abortion
Black Drum Machine
10000x a Minute
Don Diasco (Acoustic)
Clowne Towne (Acoustic Live)
Helsabot of Caraleebot
Jack the Ripper
Juarez (feat. Eugene Robinson)
All We Ever Wanted
Yo Yo Bye Bye
Hated for Loving
The Girl is Mine (Pale Molester Version)
For Record Store Day 2014 we are releasing:
There is No Right, There is No Wrong
- The Best Of Xiu Xiu 2002 - 2012
Light Side: Transparent Vinyl
Dark Side: Black Vinyl
Gatefold, hand designed and hand numbered sleeve in eye gouging pink (the picture is for illustration only).
All tracks Re-mastered
Includes Rarities CD
We couldn’t be more elated and proud to be involved with this release.
Chalk White Nights by Stranger by Starlight (featuring Eugene Robinson from Oxbow) has been ranked 7th best album of 2013 by Bizarre Magazine! Blimey!
Get your copy from the Bad Paintings Store. http://badpaintings.bigcartel.com/product/stranger-by-starlight-chalk-white-nigths-cd-bpcd001