Gold Mine Trash

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Gold Mine Trash
Compilation album by Felt
Released October 1987
Genre Alternative rock, post-punk, indie pop
Length 33:54
Label Cherry Red
Producer John A. Rivers, John Leckie, Robin Guthrie
Felt chronology
Poem of the River
Gold Mine Trash
The Pictorial Jackson Review
2005 Reissue Cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Gold Mine Trash is the first compilation album by English alternative rock band Felt, released in 1987. It collects tracks from the band's singles and albums recorded for Cherry Red between 1981 and 1985.

Tracks 3 and 5 were unreleased versions recorded as demos for Blanco y Negro Records.[2] The version of "Fortune" here is a re-recording of the song from the band's first album.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Lawrence and Maurice Deebank, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "Something Sends Me To Sleep"   2:56
2. "Trails Of Colour Dissolve" (Lawrence) 3:09
3. "Dismantled King Is Off The Throne" (demo) 2:52
4. "Penelope Tree" (Lawrence) 3:02
5. "Sunlight Bathed the Golden Glow" (demo) 3:11
6. "Crystal Ball"   2:56
7. "The Day The Rain Came Down"   2:31
8. "Fortune" (re-recorded version) 3:38
9. "Vasco Da Gama"   3:41
10. "Primitive Painters"   5:58


Felt 1980-1985