Sea Power’s Do You Like Rock Music? reissued to celebrate 15th anniversary

Sea Power’s Do You Like Rock Music? reissued to celebrate 15th anniversary

Rough Trade Records are reissuing Sea Power’s Mercury Prize nominated Do You Like Rock Music? album on 9 February.

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The album will be expanded for this 15th anniversary edition and will include radio sessions, b-sides and extensive new sleeve notes.

Do You Like Rock Music? will be available on CD, limited-edition double LP and digital formats.

The LP comes in gatefold glow in the dark sleeve with orange vinyl and a picture disc, plus extensive new sleeve notes written by the author and journalist Roy Wilkinson.

Listen to the Steve Lamacq BBC 1 Radio Session version of No Lucifer now, which will feature among the bonus material on the new edition. The band also delivered a memorable performance of the song on Later With Jools Holland in 2008 which you can watch below.

A kaleidoscopic record, Sea Power’s third album truly encapsulates the band’s heart.  Taking in meteorological disaster (Canvey Island), celestial pollution (Lights Out For Darker Skies), a rousing and intricate anthem to European unity (Waving Flags) and a moving instrumental named after a piratical sea bird, The Great Skua which went on to soundtrack several conservation films.

Single No Lucifer perhaps best illustrates the dynamic scope of Do You Like Rock Music? being a composition that places Big Daddy’s TV wresting chant (“easy, easy”) along side Biblical notions of impending Armageddon.

The full trackless of the 15th anniversary edition is as follows:

Disc 1 – Side 1

1.All In It

2.Lights Out For Darker Skies

3.No Lucifer

4.Waving Flags

5.Canvey Island

6.Down On The Ground

7.Trip Out

Disc 1 – Side 2

8.Great Skua


10.No Need To Cry

11.Open The Door

12.We Close Our Eyes

Disc II – Side 1

1.No Lucifer – Steve Lamacq ‘In New Music We Trust’ BBC Radio 1 Session

2.Waving Flags – Radcliffe & Maconie BBC Radio 2 Session

3.A Trip Out – Colin Murray BBC Radio 1 Session

4.Open The Door – BBC 6 Music Hub Session

5.Everybody Must Be Saved – b-side

Disc II – Side 2 

6.Ooby Dooby Do – b-side

7.Save The Purple House – b-side

8.Charlie Potatoes – b-side

9.Total Confusion – b-side

10.Elizabeth & Susan Meet The Pelican – b-side

To celebrate the album’s reissue Sea Power will be performing Do You Like Rock Music? in full live. Their UK tour dates are:

Fri, Feb 9 – Manchester, Albert Hall – tickets

Sat, Feb 10 – Birmingham, Town Hall – tickets

Sun, Feb 11 – Glasgow, TV Studio, SWG3 – tickets

Tue, Feb 13 – Sheffield, The Leadmill – tickets

Wed, Feb 14 – Norwich, UEA The Waterfront – tickets

Thu, Feb 15 – Bristol, Trinity Centre – tickets

Fri, Feb 16 – London, Islington Assembly Hall – SOLD OUT

Sat, Feb 17 – London, Islington Assembly Hall – tickets

More About Sea Power:

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Do You Like Rock Music?

9 February 2024

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