Mansun / Closed for Business: 25th anniversary box set (24CD+DVD) with exclusive CD single

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Closed For Business 24CD+DVD box

All pre-orders include a FREE SDE-exclusive 'Wide Open Space' Perfecto Mix CD single!! While stocks last (this post will be updated).

Closed For Business is a new Mansun box set to mark 25 years since the band emerged onto the UK rock/pop scene. The 24CD+DVD package features an enormous amount of content and comes with three books, art prints, postcards and a lyric sheet SIGNED by frontman Paul Draper.

The box set features remastered versions of all four studio albums(Attack of the Grey Lantern, Six, Little Kix, and Kleptomania), five discs of single edits, EP tracks and B-sides (remastered), ten CDs of live performance including Sydney '97, Glastonbury '98, Reading Festival '99 and V2000, a disc of Radio Sessions, four CDs of Demos and Rarities and a DVD with the Brixton Academy gig from 1998 and various TV appearances.

Closed For Businesscomes with a 160-page hardcover book written by renowned music journalist Peter Doggett with discovered photos from fans and photographers around the world, tour history section, historical and newly commissioned interviews and a full discography.

On top of that there are two more books. A 112-page book documenting the official fanzines 'Smelling the Roses', 'Take it Easy' and 'Cult of Positivity' and a 48-page studio book cataloguing "newly discovered archival ephemera".

Finally Closed For Business includes five 12-inch art cards, four postcards and a handwritten 'Closed For Business' lyric sheet signed by Paul Draper.

Closed For Business ships in November and is released via Kscope.

SDE Exclusive Wide Open Space CD single

  1. Wide Open Space (Perfecto Mix) [07.15]
  2. Wide Open Space (Trouser Enthusiasts Hermaphrodite Circus Mix) [08.45] 

DISC 1:   ATTACK OF THE GREY LANTERN                       

1                      The Chad Who Loved Me  05:02
                     Mansun's Only Love Song  05:55
3                      Taxloss          07:02
4                      You, Who Do You Hate?   03:06
5                      Wide Open Space   04:30
6                      Stripper Vicar      04:05
7                      Disgusting                05:07
8                      She Makes My Nose Bleed       03:55
9                      Naked Twister            04:39
10                     Egg Shaped Fred              04:11
11                     Dark Mavis / An Open Letter To The Lyrical Trainspotter 14:40                                                           

DISC 2:   SIX                                

1                      Six     08:07
2                      Negative          04:21
3                      Shotgun             06:37
4                      Inverse Midas     01:44
                     Anti Everything       02:25
6                      Fall Out           03:47
7                      Serotonin             02:33
8                      Cancer                     09:22
9                      Witness To A Murder (Part 2).  03:06
10                     Television      08:21
11                     Special / Blown It (Delete As Appropriate)       05:32
12                     Legacy                        06:26
13                     Being A Girl                          00:07:59

DISC 3:   LITTLE KIX      

1                      Butterfly (A New Beginning)    05:52
2                      I Can Only Disappoint U         04:59
3                      Comes As No Surprise         04:01
5                      Love Is                04:37
6                      Soundtrack 4 2 Lovers             04:10
7                      Forgive Me              04:42
8                      Until The Next Life           04:49
9                      Fool                            04:17
10                     We Are The Boys                        04:25
11                     Goodbye                          05:10

DISC 4:   KLEPTOMANIA 

1                      Getting Your Way     04:32
2                      Slipping Away           04:51
3                      Keep Telling Myself     04:00
4                      Harris           03:25
5                      Love Remains          02:45
6                      Cry 2 My Face        04:11
7                      No Signal/No Complaints   04:54
8                      Home          03:26
                     Fragile             03:42
10                     Wanted So Much       03:23
The Dog From Two Doors Down (Hidden track)04:30

DISC 5:   SINGLES, EPs, B-SIDES PART 1     

1                      Take It Easy Chicken (Manson single version)   04:24
2                      Skin Up Pin Up    03:42

3                      Flourella          04:25
4                      Egg Shaped Fred        03:54
5                      Ski-Jump Nose              03:46
6                      Lemonade Secret Drinker        04:09
7                      Thief                05:19
8                      Drastic Sturgeon            03:24
9                      The Greatest Pain          03:52
10                     Moronica                04:33
11                     Stripper Vicar      04:10
12                     The Edge            03:15
13                     The Duchess         04:29
14                     An Open Letter To The Lyrical Trainspotter      04:02
15                     No One Knows Us                03:41
16                     Things Keep Falling Off Buildings       03:19                                        

DISC 6:   SINGLES, EPs, B-SIDES PART 2                                        

1                      Wide Open Space          04:32
2                      Rebel Without A Quilt             04:09
3                      Vision Impaired                  02:39
4                      The Gods Of Not Very Much             04:39
5                      Moronica (Acoustic)                    03:14
6                      Lemonade Secret Drinker (Acoustic)         02:47
7                      She Makes My Nose Bleed                04:05
8                      The Most To Gain            02:20
9                      The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail        04:40
10                     Live Open Space             04:43
11                     Drastic Sturgeon (Live)           03:18
12                     She Makes My Nose Bleed (Acoustic)           03:33
13                     Taxloss               07:19
14                     Grey Lantern                  02:04
15                     The Impending Collapse Of It All     04:05
16                     The Chad Who Loved Me / Ski Jump Nose (Live)     06:31
17                     Wide Open Space (Acoustic)             04:17
18                     Taxloss (Single Edit)                  04:27

DISC 7:   SINGLES, EPs, B-SIDES PART 3     

1                      Closed For Business         03:03
2                      K.I.Double.S.I.N.G.              04:42
3                      Everyone Must Win           05:38
4                      The World's Still Open          03:37
5                      Dark Mavis (Acoustic)          05:00
6                      Stripper Vicar (Live)              04:13
7                      Legacy (Radio Edit)       05:56
8                      Can't Afford To Die         02:49
9                      Spasm Of Identity               03:03
10                     Check Under The Bed       04:10
11                     GSOH                    01:22
12                     Face In The Crowd          03:43
13                     Being A Girl (Part One)             02:00
14                     Hideout                     02:43
15                     Railings                        05:52
16                     I Care                                03:42
17                     Been Here Before                   04:10

DISC 8:   SINGLES, EPs, B-SIDES PART 4     

1                      Negative (Edit)               03:45
2                      When The Wind Blows            04:51
3                      King Of Beauty                   04:55
4                      I Deserve What I Get    03:38
5                      Take It Easy Chicken (Live)       09:33
6                      Six (Single Version)           03:39
7                      Church Of The Drive thru Elvis        03:02
8                      But The Trains Run On Time             03:37
9                      What It's Like To Be Hated                       03:25
10                     Being A Girl (Parts One & Two) [Live]        04:52
11                     I Can OnlyDisappoint U (Single Edit)             04:22
12                     Decisions, Decisions                 06:03
13                     Repair Man                   04:04
14                     My Idea Of Fun 04:00
15                     Golden Stone    04:35

DISC 9:   SINGLES, EPs, B-SIDES PART 5     

1                      Electric Man (Single Edit)        04:16
2                      The Drifters                     04:31
3                      The Apartment                 04:11
4                      Electric Man (Acoustic)             04:37
5                      Fool (Edit)              03:33
6                      I've Seen The Top Of The Mountain          05:05
7                      Promises                           05:28
8                      Fade In Time                     04:38
9                      Black Infinite Space                        04:43
                                               

DISC 10:   TRIPLE J, LIVE AT THE WIRELESS, SYDNEY, 1/4/97      

1                      The Chad Who Loved Me        01:59
2                      Ski Jump Nose                        01:57
3                      Open Letter To The Lyrical Trainspotter     00:38
                     Ski Jump Nose (Reprise)         01:08
5                      Stripper Vicar                        03:49
6                      Mansun’s Only Love Song        05:26
7                      Naked Twister                   05:13
8                      She Makes My Nose Bleed            03:42
9                      Take It Easy Chicken                    07:12

DISC 11 NYNEX ARENA, MANCHESTER - BBC RADIO ONE BROADCAST, 24/5/97   

1                      Stripper Vicar            04:09
2                      Mansun’s Only Love Song         05:18
3                      Taxloss                         05:48
4                      Naked Twister                 05:02
5                      Egg Shaped Fred                   05:30
6                      Wide Open Space                 05:18
7                      She Makes My Nose Bleed          03:33
8                      Take It Easy Chicken                      07:18                                               

DISC 12:   GLASGOW BARROWLANDS, 25/5/97  

1                      The Chad Who Loved Me         07:10
2                      Stripper Vicar                    04:19
3                      Mansun’s Only Love Song                        05:18
4                      Taxloss                           05:50
5                      The Edge                       04:19
6                      Drastic Sturgeon                03:11
7                      Naked Twister                      04:55
8                      Egg Shaped Fred                 05:29
9                      Wide Open Space                    05:25
10                     She Makes My Nose Bleed        03:56
11                     Take It Easy Chicken        10:27

DISC 13:   QUART FESTIVAL, KRISTIANSAND, NORWAY, 2/7/97       

1                      Stripper Vicar                 04:35
2                      Mansun’s Only Love Song         05:27
3                      Taxloss                05:43
4                      Naked Twister                05:09
5                      Egg Shaped Fred                   05:04
6                      Take It Easy Chicken              05:27

DISC 14:  GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL  27/6/98         

1                      Everyone Must Win                  05:02
2                      Stripper Vicar                             03:55
3                      Mansun's Only Love Song                    05:36
4                      Shotgun                        06:30
5                      Drastic Sturgeon                             03:14
6                      Wide Open Space                04:51
7                      She Makes My Nose Bleed             03:35
8                      Take It Easy Chicken                  04:42
9                      Taxloss                        05:42                                               

DISC 15:   BRIXTON ACADEMY, 23/10/98        

1                      Negative                          03:36
2                      Being a Girl                  04:28
3                      Stripper Vicar                         04:14
4                      Everyone Must Win                 04:46
5                      Special/Blown It (Delete as Appropriate)      04:08
6                      Shotgun                06:52
                     Wide Open Space           04:19
8                      Television                                    07:00
9                      Mansun’s Only Love Song                      05:19
10                     Six                                   06:21
11                     She Makes My Nose Bleed             03:32
12                     Taxloss                         07:13
13                     The Chad Who Loved Me / Drastic Sturgeon       06:38
14                     Legacy                     04:19
15                     Take It Easy Chicken              07:08

DISC 16:   MARGATE WINTER GARDENS, 24/1/99           

1                      Negative                03:53
2                      Being a Girl                  04:31
3                      Stripper Vicar                     04:19
4                      Everyone Must Win                04:43
5                      Special/Blown It (Delete as Appropriate)                 03:52
6                      Shotgun                         06:44
7                      Wide Open Space                        04:18
8                      Television                                06:52
9                      Mansun’s Only Love Song                                05:25
10                     Six                      06:15
11                     She Makes My Nose Bleed             03:34
12                     Taxloss                      07:27
13                     The Chad Who Loved Me         03:53
14                     Drastic Sturgeon                      02:40
15                     Legacy                                       04:24
16                     Take It Easy Chicken                06:51                                               

DISC 17:   READING FESTIVAL, RADIO ONE BROADCAST, 29/8/99 

1                      Take It Easy Chicken             06:14
2                      Stripper Vicar                     03:56
3                      Drastic Sturgeon                03:19
4                      Being a Girl                              05:06
5                      Special/Blown It (Delete As Appropriate)          04:17
6                      Everyone Must Win                05:10
7                      Six                                   07:15
8                      Ski Jump Nose                       03:46
9                      Mansun’s Only Love Song                      05:53
10                     Wide Open Space                    05:03
11                     She Makes My Nose Bleed                     03:44
12                     Taxloss              09:00

DISC 18:  V2000, 19/8/00

1                      Being a Girl                   05:27
2                      Comes As No Surprise              04:17
3                      Stripper Vicar                       04:15
4                      Special/Blown It (Delete As Appropriate)      04:38
5                      Electric Man               04:17
6                      Love Is                              04:26
7                      Wide Open Space                  04:35
8                      She Makes My Nose Bleed                03:52
9                      Taxloss                             08:48                                               

DISC 19:   ONE LIVE IN CARDIFF, RADIO ONE BROADCAST, LAMACQ LIVE, 23/10/00                

1                      I Can Only Disappoint U            04:34
2                      Being a Girl                    02:10
                     The Chad Who Loved Me          05:14
4                      Stripper Vicar                    03:46
5                      Comes As No Surprise             04:35
6                      Electric Man                          04:40
7                      Love Is                                      04:44
8                      Wide Open Space                 04:26
9                      Taxloss                               10:04
10                     Fool                       04:30
11                     Legacy                     05:04
12                     Special / Blown It (Delete As Appropriate)    04:22
13                     Everyone Must Win               05:00
14                     She Makes My Nose Bleed           04:21
15                     Take it Easy Chicken                 06:54

DISC 20:  RADIO SESSIONS     

Mark Radcliffe Radio One Session, 20/11/95       

1                      Drastic Sturgeon              03:22
2                      Naked Twister                      03:48
3                      She Makes My Nose Bleed         04:04                                               

Peel Session, BBC Radio One, 24/3/96    

4                      The Chad Who Loved Me        06:09
5                      Ski Jump Nose                           02:30
6                      Lemonade Secret Drinker                03:13
7                      Egg Shaped Fred                         04:38                                               

BBC Radio One Session, 23/9/97               

8                      Everyone Must Win                04:16
9                      K.I.Double.S.I.N.G                      03:25
10                     The World's Still Open                       03:28
11                     Lemonade Secret Drinker            03:14
12                     Closed For Business                        02:47                                               

John Peel Special, BBC Maida Vale Studios, to celebrate 25 years of Festive 50, 19/12/00

13                     Shot By Both Sides (sung by Chad)           03:38

 DISC 21:  DEMOS & RARITIES VOLUME ONE    

1                      Take It Easy Chicken (Unsigned Demo)      04:20
2                      She Makes My Nose Bleed (Unsigned Demo)     03:59
3                      Moronica (Unsigned Demo)        03:58
4                      No One Knows Us (Demo)          03:31
5                      Flourella (Demo)                  04:17
6                      Stripper Vicar (Demo)              04:05
7                      Skin Up Pin Up (Demo)               04:02
8                      Drastic Sturgeon (Demo)             03:25
9                      Egg Shaped Fred (Demo)               05:10
10                     Ski Jump Nose (Demo)                  03:42
11                     Things Keep Falling Off Buildings (Demo)        04:34
12                      The Greatest Pain (Piano Take)                 02:58
13                     Naked Twister (Near Final)              03:51
14                     Mansun's Only Love Song (Full Length)       06:17                                               

DISC 22:   DEMOS & RARITIES VOLUME TWO    

1                      The Chad Who Loved Me (Near Final)        04:26
2                      She Makes My Nose Bleed (Near Final)          04:01
3                      Ski Jump Nose (Acoustic)                02:30
4                      You, Who Do You Hate? (Demo)        02:59
5                      Stripper Vicar (Parr St. Mix)          04:12
6                      Closed For Business (Demo)            03:22
7                      Anti-Everything (Extended Instrumental)       03:25
8                      Grey Lantern (Alt Studio Version Take 2)          02:03
9                      Television (Live)                    07:08
10                     Mansun's Only Love Song                        05:39
11                     Taxloss (Live)                      06:44
12                     Everyone Must Win (Live)            05:00
13                     Dark Mavis (Near Final)              07:34                                               

DISC 23:   DEMOS & RARITIES VOLUME THREE

1                      Rock 'n' Roll Loser (Demo)  04:25
2                      Watcher                         03:37
3                      An Open letter to a Lyrical Trainspotter (Take 2)      03:59
4                      Way It Is (Demo)                     04:57
5                      The Impending Collapse Of It All (Demo)   04:21
6                      She Makes My Nose Bleed (Unknown Acoustic)       03:25
7                      Egg Shaped Fred (Acoustic)              02:49
8                      Railings (Demo)               06:02
9                      Promises (Demo)                     05:23
10                     Naked Twister (Unknown Acoustic)          03:03
11                     South of the Painted Hall              03:18
12                     The Drifters (Demo)                     04:30
13                     These Days                                 04:24
14                     You, Who Do Hate? (Near Final) 03:06                                               

DISC 24:   DEMOS & RARITIES VOLUME FOUR   

1                      Things Keep Falling Off Bridges (Backing Track)      03:53
2                      Flourella (Studio Monitor Mix)         04:20
3                      The Greatest Pain (Alternative Mix)                 04:17
4                      Grey Lantern (Unreleased Studio Version)      02:59
5                      Rebel Without A Quilt (Take 2)           06:22
6                      I Wanted So Much              03:24
7                      The Edge (Backing Track)                 03:00
8                      This Is My Home                       03:44
9                      Forgive Me (Demo)                  05:42
10                     Superstar (Demo)                                    03:41
11                     Witness To A Murder (Part 1)               01:49
12                     Chad's Song (Guide)                         04:15
13                     King Of Beauty (Writing Session)              04:13

DISC 25:    DVD      

Brixton Academy (23/10/98) (80 mins)  

1                      Negative             
                     Being a Girl        
3                      Stripper Vicar    
4                      Everyone Must Win        
5                      Special/Blown It (Delete as Appropriate)              
6                      Shotgun              
7                      Wide Open Space           
8                      Television           
9                      Mansun’s Only Love Song            
10                     Six         
11                     She Makes My Nose Bleed          
12                     Taxloss
13                     The Chad Who Loved Me             
14                     Drastic Sturgeon             
15                     Legacy 
16                     Take It Easy Chicken                                                      

Top Of The Pops performances:

                                              
Wide Open Space (6/12/96)        
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