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Department S | Sub-Stance

LTM are pleased to make available the entire recorded works of cult post-punk band Department S, a full-length CD based around their unreleased 1981 album Sub-Stance. Formed from the ashes of London ska chancers Guns For Hire, the Department released three brilliant singles in 1980/81, including Going Left Right, I Want and Is Vic There?, the latter reaching number 22 on the national singles chart in April 1981 and earning the band three appearances on Top of the Pops and a Smash Hits cover. Despite this success, and many high-profile live dates, their eclectic debut album Sub-Stance (produced by Parallel Lines engineer David Tickle) undeservedly remained on the shelf.

| tracklist
01 Of All The Lost Followers
02 Just Pretend
03 Romany Blood
04 I Want
05 Fighting Irish
06 Is Vic There?
07 Going Left Right
08 Age Concern
09 Somewhere Between Heaven And Tesco's
10 Whatever Happened To The Blues
11 Ode To Koln
12 Clap Now
13 Is Vic There? (Live)
14 Going Left Right (Live)
15 I Want (Live)
16 Clap Now (Live)
17 Tell Me About It (Live)
18 She's Expecting You (B-Side)
19 Monte Carlo Or Bust (B-Side)
20 Put All The Crosses In The Right Boxes (B-Side)
21 Solid Gold Easy Action (B-Side)
22 Another Route Home (Demo)

Copies are available by mailorder from LTM for the price of £ 10,- per copy.

Postage and packing: UK: post-free. Europe: please add £ 2,00 per CD, USA/Rest of the world: please add £ 3,00 per CD. If you wish to purchase several items at the same time we are happy to agree a reduced postage rate.

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LTM Publishing/James Nice,
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Eastgate Street,
North Elmham,
Norfolk NR20 5HE,
United Kingdom

Tel: 00 44 (0) 1362-667764

See also the Mailorder Catalogue page.


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