March 15, 2023 – 6:53 am

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Canterbury 1984 [no label, 1CD]

Live at the Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, Kent, UK; October 18, 1984. Very good soundboard.

Thanks to MaxPaine for sharing the show at Dime.

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Everything But The Girl (occasionally referred to as EBTG) are an English musical duo formed in Kingston upon Hull in 1982, consisting of lead singer and occasional guitarist Tracey Thorn and guitarist, keyboardist, producer and singer Ben Watt. hey have had four top ten singles and twelve top forty singles in the UK. Until 2022, the band were inactive, and have not performed publicly since 2000. After the group’s disbandment, Thorn and Watt released solo albums, and had indicated that it was unlikely they would ever record together again as Everything But the Girl. However, in November 2022, Thorn announced that a new album had been recorded for release in spring 2023. Fuse, the band’s first new material in 24 years, will be released on 21 April 21, 2023. - wikipedia

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Recorded direct from the mixing desk (SBD) to cassette and transferred to digital (sound forge)

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Track 01. Another Bridge 2:13
Track 02. Ballad Of The Times 3:21
Track 03. Riverbed Dry 2:57
Track 04. Tender Blue 3:31
Track 05. Native Land 3:20
Track 06. Never Could Have Been Worse 3:00
Track 07. This Love (Not For Sale) 3:10
Track 08. Each And Everyone 4:07
Track 09. Easy As Sin 4:50
Track 10. Shoot Me Down 3:54
Track 11. Trouble And Strive 2:58
Track 12. Frost And Fire 4:16
Track 13. Each And Everyone (encore) 4:49
Track 14. Riverbed Dry (encore) 3:06
50 mins

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  1. 5 Responses to “EVERYTHING BUT THE GIRL - CANTERBURY 1984”

  2. Thanks for this Big O. Always enjoy more EBTG. Looking forward to the new album too so this is timely. Thank you!

    By swappers on Mar 15, 2023

  3. The Girl will never fuck me, my Un is too Lil

    I hope those guys will, they’re cuties

    By U L E on Mar 15, 2023

  4. Actually I’ve had a chance to listen to this now and I’ve changed my mind. It isn’t a Uriah Heep gig at all, it seems to be some wimps playing behind a woman who can’t carry a tune in a bucket. Please do better, you guys at HQ, or I’ll be forced to cancel my subscription.

    By swappers on Mar 16, 2023

  5. https://youtu.be/g-aVtKEhpO0

    By Dr C C he say . . , on Mar 17, 2023

  6. Thanx so much for this. EBTG boots are so rare.

    By leesa on Mar 20, 2023

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