‘Alien Blood’ & ‘Y Live’
Initially included with ‘Y’ 40th anniversary limited edition box sets, now available as individual LPs.
‘Alien Blood’ features never-before-heard material from the ‘Y’ studio sessions & recordings, mastered from the original 2″ tapes. Revealing the life of ‘Y’ before everything was finalized, exposing revelatory dimensions within these iconic works.
‘Y Live’ comprises live recordings from the ‘Y’ era, capturing all of the fierce urgency of The Pop Group’s live performances at that time. A snapshot of a period when the group were sharing stages with future acolytes including Cabaret Voltaire, Linton Kwesi Johnson & Public Image Ltd & a collection of recordings described by Mark Stewart as an attempt to ‘paint the impossible’.