Saint Etienne to re-release expanded albums

They also confirm new live dates

Saint Etienne have announced details to release expanded and re-mastered versions of their albums ‘So Tough’ and ‘Sound Of Water’.

Both records will be re-released on August 31 as deluxe editions featuring the original album, an extra disc of session tracks, B-sides and extensive sleeve-notes.

So Tough, the group’s second album, was originally released in March 1993 and reached Number Seven in the UK charts, while ‘Sound Of Water’ was released in 2000.

The full tracklistings for the expanded albums are as follows:

‘So Tough’

Disc 1 (original album)

‘Mario’s Café’
‘Railway Jam’
‘Date with Spelman’
‘You’re In A Bad Way’
‘Memo To Pricey’
‘Hobart Paving’
‘Clock Milk’
‘Conchita Martinez’
‘No Rainbows For Me’
‘Here Comes Clown Feet’
‘Junk The Morgue’
‘Chicken Soup’

Disc 2

‘Everything Flows’
‘Orpington Blues’
‘Who Do You Think You Are?’
‘Some Place Else’
‘Duke Duvet’
‘Johnny In The Echo Café’
‘Archway People’
‘California Snow Story’
‘Join Our Club’
‘Rainy Day Woman’
‘Stranger In Paradise’
‘I’m Too Sexy’
‘Hobart Paving’ – Van Dyke Parks arrangement

‘Sound Of Water’

Disc 1 (original album)

‘Late Morning’
‘Heart Failed (In The Back Of A Taxi)’
‘Don’t Back Down’
‘Just A Little Overcome’
‘Boy Is Crying’
‘Aspects Of Lambert’
‘Downey CA’
‘How We Used To Live’
‘The Place At Dawn’

Disc 2

‘Red Setter’
‘Blofeld Buildings’
‘Bar Conscience’
‘Shoot Out The Lights’
‘Thank You’
‘Chaos In The Gym’
‘Tony Jacket’
‘Garage For Gunther’
’52 Pilot’
‘We’re In The City’
‘Sadie’s Anniversary’
‘Half Timbered’
‘Empty Shop’

The group recently performed their 1991 debut album, ‘Foxbase Alpha’, in its entirety over two sold-out nights at London’s Bloomsbury Ballroom.

The band have announced a further two ‘Foxbase Alpha’ shows in the autumn.

The dates are as follows:

Manchester Ritz (October 15)
London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (16)

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