Ruts - The Virgin Years

Ruts - The Virgin Years

Original Release Date

2015

Release Information

Europe 4xCD 2015 (Caroline - CAROLR012CD)

Disc 1 - The Crack
1 Babylon's Burning 2:35
2 Dope For Guns 2:11
3 S.U.S. 3:50
4 Something That I Said 3:54
5 You're Just A... 2:56
6 It Was Cold 6:49
7 Savage Circle 3:05
8 Jah War 6:54
9 Criminal Mind 1:34
10 Backbiter 3:02
11 Out Of Order 1:51
12 Human Punk 4:36
Bonus Tracks
13 Babylon's Burning (7" Version) 2:33
14 Society 1:56
15 Something That I Said (7" Version) 3:06
16 Give Youth A Chance 3:12
17 Jah War (7" Version) 3:37
18 I Ain't Sofisticated 2:19

Disc 2 - Grin & Bear It
1 West One (Shine On Me) 5:41
2 Staring At The Rude Boys 3:15
3 Demolition Dancing 2:35
4 Secret Soldier 2:18
5 H Eyes 2:49
6 In A Rut 3:41
7 Love In Vain 4:11
8 S.U.S. (Live) 3:39
9 Babylon's Burning (Live) 2:38
10 Society (Live) 2:03
Bonus Tracks
11 West One (7" Version) 2:56
12 The Crack 5:48
Kid Jensen Session (February 1979)
13 In A Rut 3:01
14 Babylon's Burning 2:34
15 Something That I Said 3:58

Disc 3 - At The BBC
John Peel Session (January 1979)

1 Savage Circle 2:58
2 Babylon's Burning 2:32
3 Dope For Guns 2:28
4 Black Man's Pinch 3:09
5 Criminal Mind 1:37
John Peel Session (May 1979)
6 S.U.S. 3:17
7 Society 1:53
8 You're Just A 2:47
9 It Was Cold 5:13
10 Something That I Said 3:18
John Peel Session (February 1980)
11 Staring At The Rude Boys 3:22
12 Demolition Dancing 2:37
13 In A Rut 3:14
14 Secret Soldiers 2:19
BBC In Concert (July 1979)
15 You're Just A... 3:02
16 It Was Cold 4:29
17 I Ain't Sofisticated 2:18
18 Dope For Guns 2:23
19 S.U.S. 3:32
20 Babylon's Burning 2:35
21 Jah War 3:11
22 Criminal Mind 1:56
23 In A Rut 4:16

Disc 4 - Live At The Marquee July 1979
1 Something That I Said 4:47
2 H-Eyes 2:40
3 Gotta Little Number 3:06
4 I Ain't Sofisticated 3:01
5 S.U.S. 3:29
6 Criminal Mind 2:05
7 Dope For Guns 2:53
8 Babylon's Burning 2:54
9 Backbiter 3:14
10 Jah War 3:19
11 You're Just A... 2:57
12 It Was Cold 5:30
13 Out Of Order 2:43
14 In A Rut 6:54
15 Human Punk 5:47
16 Savage Circle 3:15
17 Babylon's Burning (Encore) 2:37

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Credits

A Captain Oi! Production for Caroline International
Project co-ordinator: Mark Brennan
Artwork: Daryl Smith & Viki Vortex
Sleeve Notes: Roland Link
Mastering: Tim Turan at Turan Audio

Disc 1:
Tracks 1-12 originally released in September 1979 (V 2132)
Tracks 13-14 originally released on a single in June 1979 (VS 271)
Tracks 15-16 originally released on a single in August 1979 (VS 285)
Tracks 17-18 originally released on a single in October 1979 (VS 296)
All tracks produced by Mick Glossop and the Ruts except track 16 produced by Bob Sargeant

Disc 2:
Tracks 1-10 originally released in October 1980 (V 2188)
Tracks 11-12 originally released on a single in August 1980 (VS 370)
Tracks 11-12 from a BBC Kid Jensen session recorded on 26 February 1979 and transmitted on 9 March 1979. Produced by Jeff Griffin
All other tracks produced by The Ruts except tracks 2 and 7 produced by Mick Glossop and tracks 3 and 4 produced by Tony Wilson

Disc 3:
Tracks 1-5 from a BBC John Peel session recorded on 23 January 1979 and transmitted on 29 January 1979. Recorded at Maida Vale Studio 4, produced by Tony Wilson and engineered by Mike Robinson.
Tracks 6-10 from a BBC John Peel session recorded on 14 May 1979 and transmitted on 21 May 1979. Recorded at Maida Vale Studio 4, produced by Tony Wilson and engineered by Dave Dade
Tracks 11-14 from a BBC John Peel session recorded on 11 February 1980 and transmitted on 18 February 1980. Recorded at Maida Vale Studio 4, produced by Tony Wilson and engineered by Dave Dade
Tracks 15-23 from a BBC In Concert recorded at The Paris Theatre, london, on 7 July 1979. Produced by Chris Lycett

Disc 4:
Recorded live at the Marquee, London, on 19 July 1979

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Additional Notes

Box set with four discs in mini-LP type sleeves, with a booklet, all contained in a clamshell box.

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