The Charlatans celebrate the big two-zero

To coincide with The Charlatans special 20th anniversary performances of their debut album, Some Friendly, at the Primavera Festival and London's Roundhouse, Beggars Archive are releasing an Expanded Edition on 17 May.

Some Friendly topped the album charts in 1990 at the height of 'Madchester' and introduced the most enduring band of the era.

The new edition includes a re-mastered album (with the original vinyl sequencing) and a second CD of associated singles and complete BBC sessions from John Peel and Mark Goodier's respective shows.

The track listing read like...

CD1
You're Not Very Well
White Shirt
Opportunity
Then
109 pt.2
Polar Bear
Believe You Me
Flower
Sonic
Sproston Green

CD2
The Only One I Know
Imperial 109
Everything Changed
Then - (Peel)
Always In Mind - (Peel)
You Can Talk To Me - (Peel)
Polar Bear - (Peel)
Some Friendly - (Goodier)
Indian Rope - (Goodier)
The Only One I Know - (Goodier)
White Shirt - (Goodier)
Then (alternate take)
Taurus Moaner
Taurus Moaner (instrumental)
Polar Bear 12" mix
Over Rising
Way Up There
Happen To Die
Opportunity Three

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