Belle & Sebastian’s first ever compilation album, a collection of all 25 tracks from the band’s seven Jeepster EPs and singles entitled ‘Push Barman To Open Old Wounds’, was released on May 23rd by Jeepster Recordings.
In the UK and Europe the collection is available in a deluxe casebound double CD package and a limited triple gatefold vinyl edition.
The album was released by Matador Records in the US and Canada on May 24th in the deluxe CD and vinyl editions plus a standard 2CD jewelcase edition. In Japan, Toshiba-EMI released the album in a standard 2CD jewelcase on May 18th and followed this with a ‘semi-domestic’ edition featuring the deluxe casebound packaging with Japanese liner notes on May 25th. In Australia the 2CD jewelcase was also released on May 23rd by Spunk Records, the deluxe casebound edition is available as an import through Inertia Distribution.
Domestic releases have also occurred in Brazil and Korea in standard 2CD and double digipack cases respectively.
Go to http://www.belleandsebastian.com/oldwounds to see the e-card and play the online game for the album.
The complete tracklisting of the album is:
Dog On Wheels
The State I Am In
String Bean Jean
Belle and Sebastian
Lazy Line Painter Jane
You Made Me Forget My Dreams
A Century Of Elvis
A Century Of Fakers
Le Pastie De La Bourgeoisie
Put The Book Back On The Shelf
This Is Just A Modern Rock Song
I Know Where The Summer Goes
Judy Is A Dick Slap
Take Your Carriage Clock And Shove It
The Loneliness Of A Middle Distance Runner
I’m Waking Up To Us
I Love My Car
Marx And Engels