The Peel Sessions (Echo & the Bunnymen EP)
|The Peel Sessions|
|EP by Echo & the Bunnymen|
|Recorded||15 August 1979 at Maida Vale Studios, London|
|Echo & the Bunnymen chronology|
1995 re-release cover
The Peel Sessions is an EP that was released in 1988 of music recorded by Echo & the Bunnymen for a John Peel radio show in 1979. The tracks on the EP were recorded in studio number four at BBC Radio's Maida Vale Studios on 15 August 1979 and they were first transmitted on The John Peel Show on BBC Radio 1 on 22 August 1979. The EP reached number seven on the UK Indie Chart.
The EP was re-released in 1995 with a new cover.
- "Read It in Books" (McCulloch, Julian Cope) – 2:25
- "Stars Are Stars" – 3:05
- "I Bagsy Yours" – 2:50
- "Villiers Terrace" – 4:10
- Ian McCulloch – vocals, guitar
- Will Sergeant – guitar
- Les Pattinson – bass guitar
- David Balfe – percussion, keyboards
- Trevor Dann – producer
- Bob Jones – cutting engineer
- "BBC – Radio 1 – Keeping It Peel – 15 August 1979 Echo & The Bunnymen". BBC. Retrieved 11 May 2008.
- Lazell, Barry (compiled by) (1997). Indie Hits 1980–1989. London: Cherry Red Books. p. 74. ISBN 0-9517206-9-4.
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