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Artist: CLEAN, THE
Title: Odditties
Format: Double LP
Label: 540
Country: USA
Price: $25.00
"Its interesting to note that by the time most folks in the northern hemisphere got their first taste of The Clean (circa 1985), they all but packed it in. Yep, tis true. 85 was the year of the first great Kiwi invasion (vinyl wise) with the Flying Nun roster leading the way. And there was nary a dud to be found. And such wonderful and unusual names: Tall Dwarfs, Sneaky Feelings, The Puddle, Scorched Earth Policy and of course, The Clean. Their trio of 12" EPs were rabidly devoured by a curious and enthusiastic cognoscenti. You didnt buy one, you bought em all. Same goes for the 7-inchers. And there just wasnt enough. Not only of Clean records, but Clean material! Then one day in some long forgotten order came a copy of the Odditties cassette. The sales rep had included it as a promo, claiming he couldnt shift em (cassette love being at something of a nadir back then). Ill take whatever you got was my reply. And I hadnt even played it yet. But I knew that even though it had gotten runted out on to tape only format, there was no doubt it contained a treasure trove of aural gems. You couldnt help but think that Odditties was to The Clean what Whatever Happens Next was to Swell Maps. Which, more or less, is what it is. Recorded between 1980-82 Odditties is a thorough compendium of alternate takes, addled miscues, riffing zoners and back burner gems. Never easy to come by, even the CD version had scant distro through the 90s. This bunch of songs has been tagged as the ones that got away. But hold on there pard, this story aint done. Cut to 2012 and the inimitable Austin label, Five Four O, has taken up the call and wrangled this behemoth of slippery southern psychedelia into the format it has always so richly deserved: the double LP. Housed in fetching and historical gatefold sleeve to boot." - 540.

Artist: CLEAN, THE
Title: Vehicle
Format: Double LP
Label: Flying Nun & Captured Tracks
Country: USA
Price: $27.00
"The Cleans first full-length record recorded with material written for the bands reunion tour of Europe in the late 1980s. Also included is a bonus live EP In-A-Live from the same reunion tour. Presented in a gatefold LP set that includes unseen photos and liner notes from the band, supporting emphera, and a pull out 12 In-A-Live replica cover. *Due to a manufacture error the UPC sticker on the 2xLP states included is a full colour booklet. This is incorrect, however, what is included in the CD booklet is presented on the gatefold. Apologies for any confusion." - Captured Tracks.

Artist: CLEAN, THE
Title: Compilation
Format: LP
Label: Little Axe
Country: USA
Price: $14.00
"Compilation collects many of the greatest tracks by New Zealand legends The Clean, including songs from their first single and first 2 EPs. Very catchy pop with the energy and rawness of the best punk rock combined with a strong psychedelic feel. An amazing collection by one of the best bands of all time!" -Little Axe
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