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10" & 12" Vinyl Rarities

Overseas, Promo's, Demo's, Acetate and Test Pressings


Dignity

DEAC T1

White label promo with stickered sleeve, catalog number is on the sleeve.


Suffering / Church

N/A

Rare 2 track white label promo


Raintown

651136 6

Rare Dutch 3 track 12" single.


Raintown

450549 1

Full album white label promo in standard picture sleeve.


Raintown 

450549 1

Full album white label promo with label copy sheet, with track listing and publishing details.


Raintown

N/A

Full album CBS Mastering Studios acetate, dated 13th March 1987. Very rare.



Chocolate Girl

652838 6

Australian 12" single, orange and yellow CBS label, in standard picture sleeve.



Real Gone Kid

653035 6

Australian 12" single, orange and yellow CBS label in standard picture sleeve.



Fergus Sings The Blues

N/A

Ultra rare double 12" acetate, features a unique and unreleased 5 minute 38 seconds remix of Fergus Sings The Blues. Possibly the only surviving copy. Dated 10th April 1989 with CBS studios labels.


Fergus Sings The Blues

N/A

CBS Studios 4 track 10" acetate. Dated 11th April 1989.


Queen Of The New Year

655525 6

Australian promo, plain black stickered sleeve with "sample copy" printed on the yellow and orange CBS label.


Queen Of The New Year

N/A

CBS Studios 4 track 10" acetate. Dated 11th December 1989.


Queen Of The New Year

N/A

12" CBS Studios acetate. dated 2nd December 1989. 4 tracks but side 2 is another artist. Not unusual for acetates as they are expensive to produce and often re-used.


When The World Knows Your Name

463321 1

Very rare Zimbabwe release in custom blue sleeve and on blue vinyl.


When The World Knows Your Name

463321 1

Full album white label test pressing.


Westwood One Radio Show

#88-13

USA Radio show featuring Deacon Blue live at Glasgow Barrowlands 2nd April 1988. This show was broadcast 4/7/88. It's a 2 LP show although there's only 7 tracks by Deacon Blue, the remainder features a gig by the Canadian band 'The Honeymoon Suite', along with a plethora of cheesy US commercials!. The records come in a custom white card sleeve, along with the cue sheet detailing the entire show.


BBC Transcription LP

CN 5375/S

Very rare 12 track BBC Radio show featuring Deacon Blue live at Hammersmith Odeon 25th May 1989.


Live In London

Renegade Records BIBL028

Bootleg LP and a direct copy of the above BBC Radio Transcript. 12 tracks recorded at Hammersmith Odeon 25th May 1989. Nice custom artwork.


Interview Picture Disc

Baktabak 2138

A pretty terrible barely audible interview with Ricky Ross circa 1989. Nice picture disc though.


BBC Transcription LP

CN 5607/S

Very rare BBC radio show featuring Deacon Blue live at the Glastobury Festival 24th June 1990.


Ooh Las Vegas

467242 1

Full album white label test pressing with label copy sheet.


Ooh Las Vegas

MRD-XT-515 B

Very rare 10" South African 4 track sampler acetate.


Fellow Hoodlums Collectors Box

N/A

1" deep collectors box which holds the Fellow Hoodlums LP and all the 12" Singles. The box was available via the fan club, and a similar box for When The World Knows Your Name was also available.


Twist And Shout

N/A

1 Track 10" Acetate on The Hit Factory label, dated 11th June 1991. 


Your Town

DB1

UK white label promo, double A side of the perfecto mix of the track, housed in a die cut white promo sleeve. 


Your Town

XPR 1858

UK Promo featuring the Perfecto Mix of the song while the B side features the album version which is labelled as the "Extended Version" In the custom black sleeve.


Your Town

42 74959

USA 5 track remix 12" single on the Chaos label.


Your Town

OAS 5166 51

Very nice USA clear vinyl promo. The record features 5 mixes of Your Town of which only one was ever released commercially in the UK.

1.Barrio Mix
2.Perfecto Mix
3.Relaxation Dub
4.Barrio Mix (Vocal)
5.Euro 7"

This record comes in a stickered custom black sleeve.


Will We Be Lovers

N/A

7 Track acetate, unlike the majority of acetates which are produced in small numbers, this acetate appears to have been produced in greater numbers and used as a promo. Several copies have appeared on the collectors market and many come with a press release. 


Will We Be Lovers

XPR 1887

7 Track UK promo featuring 7 remixes remixes by Tony Humphries as per the official 12" release and the above promo acetate.


Raintown 

DEACONLP002

2013 Remaster limited edition 180g blue vinyl. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Comes with download card to download MP3 version of the album.


When The World Knows Your Name

DEACONLP003

2013 Remaster limited edition 180g red vinyl. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Comes with download card to download MP3 version of the album.


The Hipsters

DEACONLP001

2013 Remaster limited edition 180g transparant yellow vinyl. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Comes with download card to download MP3 version of the album.