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Cake Anyone?
May 21, 2009, 5:50 pm
Filed under: 1990-1991 Cake, 1998-2003 | Tags: , , ,

Everyone loves Cake, but I think I may have overdone it.

It wasn’t until I bought the new super-duper, hi-res, super high material version that I realised I have six copies of the debut album. Overkill maybe, but you can never have enough Cake right?

Included here are the US, Canadian, UK releases and three from Japan – two of which include six extra tracks.

Now, when is that new re-release coming out again?

cakex6From the top: 1990 Go! Discs 828201-2 (UK) /1990 Go! Discs 828201-2 (US) /1990 Go! Discs 828201-2 (Canada) / 2008 Universal Records UICY-91292 (Japan) / 1998 Polydor K.K./PolyGram POCD-1984 (Japan) / 1990 Polydor Records JASRAC POCD-1028 (Japan)



Oddity Knocks
May 19, 2009, 6:30 pm
Filed under: 1990-1991 Cake | Tags: , , ,

From the outside it looks like the regular 7-inch release of debut single ‘Obscurity Knocks’.

But when you slide the vinyl out – voilà – no labels!

All very strange.

knocks_labeless_02knocks_labeless_011990 Go! Records Ltd/Go! Discs GOD34



Round Round Get Around
March 22, 2009, 8:02 pm
Filed under: 1990-1991 Cake | Tags: , ,

3-track 12-inch release of third single ‘Circling The Circumference’, backed with ‘My Mistake’ and ‘White Horses’.

The images are stills from the single’s video.

circling12_01circling12_021circling12_05circling12_03circling12_041990 Go! Discs Ltd GODX46 869-177-1



Once Upon A Sign…
March 22, 2009, 5:28 pm
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3-track 12-inch release of second single ‘Only Tongue Can Tell’, backed with ‘Useless’ and ‘Tonight You Belong To Me’.

Housed in a black inner sleeve.

tongue12_05tongue12_03tongue12_02tongue12_04tongue12_011990 Go! Discs Ltd GODX41 886-993-1



More Obscurity
March 22, 2009, 5:02 pm
Filed under: 1990-1991 Cake | Tags: , ,

Here’s the 4-track 12-inch version of debut single ‘Obscurity Knocks’ – a title which perhaps became a self-fulfilling prophecy for TCS.

The inner ring of the A-side is inscribed with the legend ‘Youthenasia’, and the title track is backed with ‘The Best Man’s Fall’, ‘Drunken Chorus’ and ‘Who’s He?’.

obscure12_02obscure12_04obscure12_011obscure12_03obscure12_051990 Go! Records Ltd/Go! Discs GODX34




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