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‘The Sensational Sweet (Chapter One: The Wild Bunch)’ – Out Now

November 10, 2017

Recently shot into the atmosphere thanks to soundtracking Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ with their smash hit ‘Fox On The Run’, seventies glam-stompers The Sweet today release ‘The Sensational Sweet (Chapter One: The Wild Bunch)’ – a comprehensive retrospective of their incredible career.

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Formed in London in 1968, The Sweet were among Britain’s earliest glam metal stars, scoring thirteen top 20 hits throughout the seventies, including the number one smash ‘Blockbuster’ in 1973.

The band also enjoyed success across the pond, hitting the top ten with ‘Little Willy’ (frequently used in the hit TV show ‘Life On Mars’) ‘Ballroom Blitz’ (memorably covered by Tia Carrerre in’ Wayne’s World’) and ‘Fox On The Run’ (which, of course, soundtracked the trailer for Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’).

Spread across nine discs and featuring over 140 tracks, ‘The Sensational Sweet (Chapter One: The Wild Bunch)’ includes the band’s first six studio albums (plus extra tracks), two discs of live tracks and rarities, and the previously unreleased ‘The Sweet At The BEEB’

There’s also a 52 page, full colour booklet with new liner notes from renowned UK music journalist Dave Ling.

Full rundown below:

Disc 1: Funny, How Sweet Co Co Can Be (Original Studio Album + 1 bonus track)
Disc 2: Sweet Fanny Adams (Original Studio Album + 3 bonus tracks)
Disc 3: Desolation Boulevard (Original Studio Album + 7 bonus tracks)
Disc 4: Give Us A Wink (Original Studio Album + 4 bonus tracks)
Disc 5: Off The Record (Original Studio Album + 7 bonus tracks)
Disc 6: Level Headed (Original Studio Album + 8 bonus tracks)
Disc 7: The Lost Singles – Bonus Disc: new Non-Album-Singles & B-Sides Compilation (83 minutes playing time)
Disc 8: The Rainbow (Sweet Live In The UK)
Disc 9: The Sweet At The BEEB (The BBC Radio Sessions) – 17 Tracks, 15 newly unearthed and previously unreleased

‘The Sensational Sweet (Chapter One: The Wild Bunch)’ – Out Now

‘The Sensational Sweet (Chapter One: The Wild Bunch)’ – Out Now

Recently shot into the atmosphere thanks to soundtracking Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ with their smash hit ‘Fox On The Run’, seventies glam-stompers The Sweet today release ‘The Sensational Sweet (Chapter One: The Wild Bunch)’ – a comprehensive retrospective of their incredible career.

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