Champion Versions

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Champion Versions
EP by The Beta Band
Released 25 July 1997
Genre Trip hop
Indie rock
Length 21:56
Label Regal
Producer The Beta Band
The Beta Band chronology
Champion Versions
The Patty Patty Sound
(1998)The Patty Patty Sound1998

Champion Versions is the first release by The Beta Band, released in 1997 on 12" vinyl only. The EP was later included in its entirety on the 1998 compilation The Three E.P.'s, along with The Patty Patty Sound and Los Amigos del Beta Bandidos.

Champion Versions, along with the other two original E.P.s from The Beta Band, long out of print on vinyl were re-issued as part of Record Store Day 2013.

The album cover references the design of King Tubby's The Roots of Dub LP.

"Dry the Rain" ranked at number 57 in Pitchfork Media's list of the Top 200 Songs of the 1990s.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dry the Rain" – 6:05
  2. "I Know" – 3:58
  3. "B+A" – 6:35
  4. "Dogs Got a Bone" – 5:58