The Beta Band Prepare Six CD Box Set

'The Regal Years (1997-2004)' due on October 7th
The Beta Band - Regal Years

The Beta Band are set to release six CD box set 'The Regal Years (1997-2004)' on October 7th.

The Beta Band were an always inspiring, frequently frustrating phenomenon. Dismissing their own debut album, the Scottish group often under-played their own work at the same time as critics lavished all manner of nouns and adjectives upon them.

A new collection aims to bring together their output in one unique whole. 'The Regal Years (1997-2004)' pieces together the band's studio output, alongside a host of rarities, radio sessions and more.

Opening with seminal debut album 'The Three EPs' perhaps the most interesting point for die hard fans lies in Disc 5. Containing live recordings from T In The Park 2004 the disc also features numerous radio sessions from The Beta Band which have never before been releasing.

Disc 6 is devoted to demo recordings, alongside a 2004 show at the Shepherd's Bush Empire - just before the group split.

'The Regal Years (1997-2004)' is due to be released on October 7th. Full details:

DISC 1:
THE THREE E.P.'S (ALBUM)

DRY THE RAIN
I KNOW
B + A
DOGS GOT A BONE
INNER MEET ME
THE HOUSE SONG
MONOLITH
SHE'S THE ONE
PUSH IT OUT
IT'S OVER
DR. BAKER
NEEDLES IN MY EYES

DISC 2:
THE BETA BAND

THE BETA BAND RAP
IT'S NOT TOO BEAUTIFUL
SIMPLE BOY
ROUND THE BEND
DANCE O'ER THE BORDER
BROKENUPADINGDONG
NUMBER 15
SMILING
THE HARD ONE
THE COW'S WRONG
BONUS TRACKS
DANCE O'ER THE BORDER (LIVE AT GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL)
THE HARD ONE (MANMOUSE REMIX)

DISC 3:
HOT SHOTS II

SQUARES
AL SHARP
HUMAN BEING
GONE DRAGON
BROKE
QUIET
ALLEGED
LIFE
ECLIPSE
BONUS TRACKS
TO YOU ALONE
SEQUINSIZER
WON
UNKNOWN SQUARES (BLOAH MIX)
QUIET (ACOUSTIC - FROM 99X ATLANTA SESSION)
SQUARES (ROMAN NOSE MIX)

DISC 4:
HEROES TO ZEROS

ASSESSMENT
SPACE
LION THIEF
EASY
WONDERFUL
TROUBLES
OUT-SIDE
SPACE BEATLE
RHODODENDRON
LIQUID BIRD
SIMPLE
PURE FOR
BONUS TRACKS
OUT-SIDE (ROMAN NOSE REMIX)
ASSESSMENT (C SWING'S BOOTLEG MIX)
SHREK OUT-SIDE (DEPTH CHARGE REMIX)

DISC 5:
BBC LIVE BBC RADIO 1, EVENING SESSION (10/9/97):

1. DRY THE RAIN
2. MONOLITH
3. B + A
4. SHEPHERD'S DUB BBC RADIO 1, LAMACQ LIVE (5/7/99):
5. THE HARD ONE
6. BROKENUPADINGDONG BBC 6 MUSIC, ROCKET SCIENCE SESSION (01/05/04)
7. DOG'S GOT A BONE
8. OUTSIDE BBC RADIO, T IN THE PARK LIVE (10/7/04)
9. INNER MEET ME
10. OUTSIDE
11. SHE'S THE ONE
12. DRY THE RAIN
13. BROKE

DISC 6:
DEMO, LIVE & SESSIONS 1997 DEMO RECORDINGS:

1. IDEA FOR HOUSE TRACK
2. LONGER IDEA FOR ABOVE
3. BED IN THE SUNLIGHT
4. B AN A
LIVE AT ROSKILDE FESTIVAL 2002:
5. INNER MEET ME
6. LIFE
7. HUMAN BEING
XFM STUDIO SESSION 2004:
8. DOG'S GOT A BONE
9. OUTSIDE
10. SIMPLE
LIVE AT SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE 29TH NOV 2004:
11. SQUARES
12. SIMPLE
13. EASY
14. DR. BAKER
15. QUIET
16. THE HOUSE SONG

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