Release date: 4/3/2020
Option: The Other Disc. Available via mail order only is an optional 9 track bonus CD, The Other Disc, featuring the two versions of Swing released on a limited edition 12-inch single in 2011, along with six more versions including remixes by members of Factory Floor, and previously unreleased track Satisfied. The Other Disc is available only as an optional extra with mail order copies of The Other Two and You (FBN 330 CD) or Super Highways (FBN 390 CD).
Factory Benelux presents an expanded CD edition of sophomore album Super Highways by The Other Two, the electronic pop duo comprising Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert of New Order.
The Other Two came into being in 1990, spurred by Morris and Gilbert’s work on television soundtracks, as well as a temporary lull in New Order activity during which Electronic (Bernard Sumner) and Revenge (Peter Hook) also released sidebar albums. Recorded for Factory Records, debut O2 album The Other Two & You was finally released in 1993, produced by the duo with synthpop maestro Stephen Hague.
Super Highways, the second O2 album, followed in 1999. Produced by Stephen and Gillian themselves with Tim Oliver, vocals are shared by Gillian and Melanie Williams, best known for her guest vocal on hit single Ain’t No Use by Sub Sub. The title track was also issued as a single, augmented with remixes by Andy Votel and Cevin Fisher.“Morris and Gilbert stick squarely within the boundaries of breezily euphoric Eurodisco and stately electro ballads. For variety, there are occasional flirtations with semi-junglist scuttlebeats and a spooked ambient interlude called The Grave” (Uncut)
The 3 bonus tracks on the remastered CD include the Fisher and Votel mixes, as well as a clubby K-Klass remix of Tasty Fish from the debut album. Cover art by Peter Saville and Howard Wakefield. Liner notes by James Nice. Released under licence from Warner Music UK Ltd.
1. You Can Fly
2. Super Highways
3. The River
4. One Last Kiss
7. New Horizons
8. Cold Feet
9. The Grave
12. Weird Woman
13. Super Highways (Votel Mix)
14. You Can Fly (Cevin Fisher Mix)
15. Tasty Fish (K-Klass Mix)
The Other Two - The Other Disc [FBN 127 CD]
Factory Benelux presents a bonus 9 track CD by The Other Two, the duo comprising Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert of New Order, with cover art by Howard Wakefield.
The Other Disc features the two versions of 02's hard electronics track Swing, released on a limited edition 12-inch single in 2011 to accompany an exhibition by Peter Saville and Anna Blessman. To this are added six more versions of Swing including remixes by members of acclaimed post-industrial group Factory Floor, as well as a previously unreleased 02 track called Satisfied.
The Other Disc is available only as an optional extra with mailorder copies of The Other Two and You (FBN 330 CD) or Super Highways (FBN 390 CD).
1. Swing Outside
2. Swing Inside
3. Swing Robot
4. FF Dom Remix
5. Swing Low
6. FF Gabe Remix
7. Swing Inside *2
8. FF Nik Remix
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