Speaking of vinyl, Xtra Mile have just reissued England Keep My Bones on vinyl, and it's excellent.
Anyone who has the original pressing will know that it was clearly done as an after thought, by what I suspect is someone in house at Epitaph who wasn't given much time. There were a number of (shall we say) unusual choices regarding the layout, such as not including the pencil notes with the lyrics, the lyrics themselves not covering the entire inner sleeve leaving big gaps, and the spindle hole going directly through Frank's head. So when it came to the repress, I convinced them that they should let me do the layout again, making it much closer to the CD version. So it is now a gatefold with the lyrics (including penicl notes) spread across it, a new inner sleeve and labels, and on heavy weight paper and 180g vinyl. In fact, not one thing is the same as I even changed the cover so it would also be the same as the CD.
I don't usually like to blow my own trumpet, but I am really really pleased with this one.
Beverley, Birmingham, Blackheath, Boston, Cheltenham, Dublin, Donington, Guildford, Hatfield, Hoboken, Knebworth, Latitude, Leamington Spa, London, Manchester, New York, Nottingham, Oxford, Reading, Sayreville, Sheffield, Southend, Wembley, Wolverhampton.