Title : The Kooks – Inside In, Inside Out : 15th Anniversary. Format : Vinyl Record. Label : UMC. Cat Num : 3560230. Barcode : 0602435602301.
Release Date : August 27th 2021
To celebrate its 15th anniversary in 2021, The Kooks announce a reissue of their seminal debut album ‘Inside In / Inside Out’ due 27th August via Virgin Records/UMC. Repackaged for new and old fans alike, the deluxe edition will feature the original album remastered and thirteen previously unreleased tracks.
Originally released in 2006, the quadruple-platinum-selling album spawns timeless hits including BRIT nominated ‘She Moves In Her Own Way’, ‘Seaside’ and the band’s top five single ‘Naive’. With over 1.3 billion streams on Spotify today, the unstoppable ‘Inside in / Inside Out’ is a record that fizzes with the exuberance of youth and a certified staple of British indie which continues to win over new fans as it’s remarkable streaming figures prove. ‘Inside In/Inside Out’ became an essential classic and remains so today.
The record has been remastered from the original master tapes by John Davis (Gorillaz, The Killers) and is released on heavyweight black vinyl, including 4 alternate versions of fan favourites ‘Seaside’, ‘Ooh La’, ‘She Moves In Her Own Way’ and ‘Naive’ taken from the original album recording sessions by producer Tony Hoffer. It’s also packed with unheard demos that range from acoustic jams such as Jack Johnson’s ‘inaudible Melodies’ and ‘Theory Of A Pop Star’ to full-blast studio demos such as ‘Sofa Song’ and ‘Matchbox’ that capture the youthful exuberance of this quintessential indie band. Other features include a 8,000 word sleevenote based on new interviews with the original band members.