We have a lot of Small Faces news coming up today, with the first slice being an official UK release of the Small Faces Here Come The Nice Immediate Years Box Set 1967 – 1969 box set.
Available in limited numbers last year, this ‘second edition’ from Charly / Sanctuary looks to be pretty much the same as that first release when you compare and contrast the contents, which is obviously a good thing. Details accordion to the retailer are:
Hardbound coffee table book
Foreword by Pete Townshend
Introduction by Kenney & Mac
72-pages lavishly illustrated.
Over 90 classic, rare & previously unpublished photos & memorabilia.
Definitive sleeve notes include new and archive interviews.
Contributions from Robert Plant, Paul Weller, David Bowie, Nick Mason, Peter Frampton, Chris Robinson (The Black Crowes), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chilli Peppers), Paul Stanley (Kiss) and many more.
Exclusive Gered Mankowitz interview on photographing “Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake”. Track-by-track illustrated guide to every song on the boxset.
64-page fully illustrated song booklet with rare photos and memorabilia. Complete lyrics transcribed and endorsed by band members for the first time ever.
Red, white and blue coloured vinyl
Three replica 7-inch EPs of the rarest Small Faces vinyl originally released in 1967:
Small Faces album sampler – excerpts from the Small Faces LP
“Here Come The Nice” 4-song French EP in picture sleeve
“Itchycoo Park” 4-song French EP in picture sleeve
Replica studio acetate
Olympic Sound Studios one-off acetate pressing for Andrew Loog-Oldham of “Mystery…”
Two large posters
Reproducing original posters for “Tin Soldier” single featuring photography by Gered Mankowitz and Newcastle City Hall live concert from 1968
Press kit for Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake
Rare 6-panel Immediate Records Press Kit from 1968
Five collector’s edition postcards with rare photos of each Small Faces band member
backed with memorabilia from the Immediate Records Archive
Fine art prints
Two beautiful prints provided by Gered Mankowitz from his 1967 “Itchycoo Park” photo sessions
Certificates replicating an original Olympic Sound Studios Small Faces tape box
All of which is available to pre-order now, with an official release date of 10th November 2014. It is priced at £194.99.