HEEPSTERS MAILING LIST RARITIES 2

The John Lawton Years

 These rare recordings come from several different sources. Some of these have never been officially released in any form

Disc One tracks 1 - 4 are from Firefly sessions in 1976 and were released as bonus tracks on the remastered cd

Disc One tracks 5 - 10 are from Innocent Victim sessions in 1977. Track 5 ended up on the album as alternate version, tracks 6 - 8 are all unreleased songs, tracks 9 & 10 were released as bonus tracks on the remastered cd

Disc One, tracks 11 - 13 are from Fallen Angel sessions and were released as bonus tracks on the remastered cd

Disc Two includes the complete 1979 demo session (as far as we know) recorded with John Lawton & Lee Kerslake shortly before they left the band. Some songs were re-recorded with John Sloman and Chris Slade and released on Conquest but most of the songs didn't get past demo stage. Tracks 1 - 3 were released on A Time Of Revelation box set in 1996 and track 10 on remastered Fallen Angel cd, all the others are unreleased recordings

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TRACK LISTING:
 
Disc One: 1976-1978
 
1. CRIME OF PASSION (single b-side)
2. DO YOU KNOW (demo version)
3. A FAR BETTER WAY (out-take)
4. WISE MAN (demo version)
From Firefly sessions
 
5. BEEN AWAY TOO LONG (unreleased demo version)
6. I ALWAYS KNEW (unreleased)
7. DANCE DANCE DANCE (unreleased)
8. PUT YOUR MUSIC (unreleased)
9. MASQUERADE (single b-side)
10. THE RIVER (out-take)
From Innocent Victim sessions
 
11. CHEATER (single b-side)
12. GIMME LOVE (single b-side)
13. A RIGHT TO LIVE (out-take)
From Fallen Angel sessions
 
 
Disc Two: 1979
 
1. LET IT RIDE
2. FEELINGS
3. YOUR LOVE
4. LIFE IS A DREAM (unreleased)
5. THAT'S HOW I AM (unreleased)
6. YOU AND I (unreleased)
7. NEVER FORGET (unreleased)
8. FOOLS (unreleased demo version)
9. TONIGHT (unreleased)
10. I WON'T CHANGE (unreleased)
11. BEEN HURT (out-take)
The complete "Five Miles" sessions