TheBetaBand_TheRegalYears

Just before the ten year anniversary of their break-up, Scotland’s the Beta Band will release a 6-disc retrospective box set, The Regal Years (1997-2004) that commemorates their short career. The collection includes the band’s EPs and three full-length albums, as well as rare demos, radio sessions, and live material including their final show at London’s Shepherd’s Bush in 2004. Bassist Richard Greentree provides the liner notes material. Check out the full tracklist below.

The Regal Years (1997-2004) is out 10/7 via Parlophone, the parent label to Regal for which the box set is named.

DISC 1: The Three EPs
01 “Dry The Rain”
02 “I Know”
03 “B + A”
04 “Dogs Got A Bone”
05 “Inner Meet Me”
06 “The House Song”
07 “Monolith”
08 “She’s The One”
09 “Push It Out”
10 “It’s Over”
11 “Dr. Baker”
12 “Needles In My Eyes”

DISC 2: The Beta Band
01 “The Beta Band Rap”
02 “It’s Not Too Beautiful”
03 “Simple Boy”
04 “Round The Bend”
05 “Dance O’er The Border”
06 “Brokenupadingdong”
07 “Number 15″
08 “Smiling”
09 “The Hard One”
10 “The Cow’s Wrong”
BONUS TRACKS:
11 “Dance O’er The Border (Live At Glastonbury Festival)”
12 “The Hard One (Manmouse Remix)”

DISC 3: Hot Shots II
01 “Squares”
02 “Al Sharp”
03 “Human Being”
04 “Gone Dragon”
05 “Broke”
06 “Quiet”
07 “Alleged”
08 “Life”
09 “Eclipse”
BONUS TRACKS:
10 “To You Alone”
11 “Sequinsizer”
12 “Won”
13 “Unknown Squares (Bloah Mix)”
14 “Quiet (Acoustic, 99x Atlanta Session)”
15 “Squares (Roman Nose Mix)”

DISC 4: Heroes To Zeros
01 “Assessment”
02 “Space”
03 “Lion Thief”
04 “Easy”
05 “Wonderful”
06 “Troubles”
07 “Out-side”
08 “Space Beatle”
09 “Rhododendron”
10 “Liquid Bird”
11 “Simple”
12 “Pure For”
BONUS TRACKS:
13 “Out-side (Roman Nose Remix)”
14 “Assessment (C Swing’s Bootleg Mix)”
15 “Shrek Out-side (Depth Charge Remix)”

DISC 5:
BBC Live BBC Radio 1, Evening Session (10/9/97):
01 “Dry The Rain”
02 “Monolith”
03 “B + A”
04 “Shepherd’s Dub”
BBC Radio 1, Lamacq Live (5/7/99):
05 “The Hard One”
06 “Brokenupadingdong”
BBC 6 Music, Rocket Science Session (01/05/04):
07 “Dog’s Got A Bone”
08 “Outside”
BBC Radio, T In The Park Live (10/7/04)
09 “Inner Meet Me”
10 “Outside”
11 “She’s The One”
12 “Dry The Rain”
13 “Broke”

DISC 6: Demo, Live & Sessions
DEMO RECORDINGS:
01 “Idea For House Track”
02 “Longer Idea For Above”
03 “Bed In The Sunlight”
04 “B An A”
LIVE AT ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2002:
05 “Inner Meet Me”
06 “Life”
07 “Human Being”
XFM STUDIO SESSION 2004:
08 “Dog’s Got A Bone”
09 “Outside”
10 “Simple”
LIVE AT SHEPHERD’S BUSH, NOVEMBER 29, 2004:
11 “Squares”
12 “Simple”
13 “Easy”
14 “Dr. Baker”
15 “Quiet”
16 “The House Song”

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Comments (2)
  1. I will now sell five copies of “The Three EPs” by The Beta Band

  2. Great band, wish they just made a lot more stuff

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