Various Artists – Circles: The Mod 45s Box 1965-1967 (Universal)

by Modculture 5 August, 2013

Various Artists - Circles: The Mod 45s Box 1965-1967 (Universal)

Various Artists – Circles: The Mod 45s Box 1965-1967 (Universal)

If you have a decent postman and a spare fifty quid then just in time for the Bank Holiday (released Monday 26th August) comes this new limited edition box set of 7 inch singles, from Universal Music gong by the name of Circles: The Mod 45s Box 1965-1967.

Notably all of the singles appear on their original labels, housed in replica company sleeves of the period and in gloriously punchy Mono mixes. The box also includes a Back to Black download voucher in case you need to load these onto your iPod. That’s the modern age for you. The full details are:

Single 1 (Decca Orange Sleeve / Blue Label)
A Side: The Birds  – Leaving Here
B Side: The Poets – That’s The Way It’s Got To Be
    
Single 2 (Decca Orange Sleeve / Blue Label)    
A Side: Jimmy Winston And His Reflections – Sorry She’s Mine
B Side: Small Faces – Own up Time
    
Single 3 (Decca Orange Sleeve / Blue Label)        
A Side: Loose Ends – Tax Man
B Side: The Hipster Image – Make Her Mine

Single 4 (Mercury Red Sleeve / Black Label)
A Side: The Eyes – When The Night Falls
B Side: The Eyes – I’m Rowed Out
    
Single 5 (Deram Brow & White Sleeve and Label)
A Side: The Quik – Bert’s Apple Crumble
B Side: Robb and Dean Douglas – ‘Phone Me
    
Single 6 (Pye Red & White Sleeve / Yellow & Black and Black & White Promo Labels)
A Side: The Alan Bown Set – I Really Really Care
B Side: The Koobas – A Place I Know

It’s available to pre-order from Amazon.co.uk now, selling for £46.99 and if you don’t have the originals (or can’t afford them), it’s a no-brainer.

Michael Mulligan

Various Artists - Circles: The Mod 45s Box 1965-1967 (Universal)

Various Artists – Circles: The Mod 45s Box 1965-1967 (Universal)