British electronic group The Beloved
‘s first ‘proper’ album Happiness
is reissued as a two-CD deluxe edition in July.
Largely recorded with producer Martyn Phillips
was issued in February 1990 making this reissue a 30th anniversary edition. The album contains three top 40 hit singles including ‘Hello
’ and ‘Your Love Takes Me Higher
This new two-CD deluxe (the label are calling it a ‘special edition’) has been remastered from the original analogue studio masters (by John Davis at Metropolis Studios) and includes a bonus CD dubbed ‘The Wolf Studio Recordings
’. This is a 15-track bonus disc of Happiness
demos, B-sides, remixes as well as four previously unreleased songs recorded in Brixton between 1988 and 1990.
The CD booklet includes new sleeve notes written by the band themselves. Happiness
is reissued on 31 July 2020, via New State Entertainment.
Pre-order links here: https://www.superdeluxeedition.com/news/the-beloved-happiness-2cd-deluxe/