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Supergrass ‘In It For The Money’ remastered and expanded for August 27th via BMG

‘IN IT FOR THE MONEY’ (REMASTERED EXPANDED EDITION) 

RELEASED 27th AUGUST

Available as 3CD, 2 x 2LP and Digital Formats

Vinyl editions available in black 180g vinyl or turquoise 140g vinyl formats: 

180g Black LP + 140g white vinyl 12” single in widespine sleeve

140g Turquoise LP + 140g white vinyl 12” single in widespine sleeve

Available to Pre-Order Here 

Previously Unreleased Early Version of ‘It’s Not Me’ Unveiled Listen Here

‘….their first album-length masterpiece.’ ***** (five stars) 

David Cavanagh, Q Magazine, 1997

Photo Credit Kevin Westinberg

Supergrass today announce details of the remastered expanded version of their beloved, classic second album In It For The Money. The 3CD, 2 x 2LP and Digital Formats will be released on 27th August 2021 on BMG, which sees the album available on vinyl for the first time since its original release in 1997. Preorder here. The announcement is accompanied by a previously unreleased early version of ‘It’s Not Me’. Listen here

Originally released on 21st April 1997 to a hail of critical and commercial acclaim, In It For The Money saw Supergrass reach #2 in Album Charts, passing platinum status in the UK and selling over a million copies worldwide. It was voted in the NME‘s top 10 Albums of 1997 and included in Robert Dimery’s ‘1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die’. Shedding their skin as the jolly japey kids we met on archetypal teenage debut I Should Coco, In It For The Money was dark, perverse and bristling with barely-repressed anger. It is the sound of Supergrass creating a world that was at once reassuringly normal and exhilaratingly weird. To crystallize this bold and assured step on from their debut, with In It For The Money the band were now producing themselves, (albeit with the aid of simpatico engineer/ co-producers in the form of John Cornfield and Sam Williams), and had welcomed in Gaz’s keyboard-playing brother Rob as a fully contributing member of the band. 

As well as featuring the hit singles ‘Going Out’ (UK #5), the dark, dense and heavy ‘Richard III’ (UK #2), ‘Sun Hits the Sky’ (UK #10) and the lush, languorous longing of ‘Late In The Day’ (UK #18), In It For The Money also spawned a raft of classic videos in its wake.

This brand new expanded edition of In It For The Money features remastered audio from analogue tape on 180g Black and 140g Turquoise Vinyl. The LP also includes 12” single ‘Sun Hits The Sky (Bentley Rhythm Ace Remix)’ / ‘The Animal’ on 140g White Vinyl. The album hasn’t been available on LP since its original release in 1997. The 3CD format includes 53 tracks: The remastered original album and two CDs of B- Sides, Rarities, Outtakes & Live Tracks, many of which are previously unreleased, imagery from revered photographer Kevin Westenberg, and sleevenotes from Charles Shaar Murray. The album has been remastered by Supergrass and all formats have been compiled by them.

Reuniting in 2019 after more than decade apart, Supergrass once again witnessed success with “The Strange Ones 1994-2008” career spanning Deluxe Boxset and a sold out world tour. Formed in Oxford UK in 1993, the Brit, Q, NME and Ivor Novello-winning outfit released their Mercury-nominated No.1 debut album I Should Coco in 1995. Fourth single, ‘Alright’, was a pop masterpiece and became a massive hit, catapulting the band to global success. Supergrass subsequently released another five acclaimed studio albums: In It For The Money (1997), Supergrass (1999), Life On Other Planets (2002), Road To Rouen (2005), Diamond Hoo Ha (2008) as well as top 5 best of, Supergrass Is 10 (2004). Other top 20 singles include: ‘Lenny’, ‘Going Out’, ‘Richard III’, ‘Sun Hits The Sky’, ‘Pumping On Your Stereo’, ‘Moving’ and ‘Grace’. They scored an unbroken run of five Top 10 albums, among them three platinum sellers generating millions of worldwide sales spawning ten Top 20 singles, and scored the biggest-selling debut for Parlophone since The Beatles. Supergrass split in 2010, though the band members went on to lead successful solo careers: Gaz Coombes released solo albums Here Come The Bombs in 2012, Matador in 2015 and World’s Strongest Man in 2018; Mick Quinn has been playing with his own group, DB Band, and been a member of Swervedriver since 2015, Danny Goffey has released solo material including album Schtick in 2018. Ten years to the day since they split, Supergrass appeared on stage at Glastonbury Pilton Party 2019, in a secret special guest slot to announce their return. A string of 5 star reviews greeted their subsequent worldwide reunion tour, culminating in two sold-out nights at London’s Alexandra Palace.

Photo Credit: Kevin Westinberg

Supergrass are Gaz Coombes, Mick Quinn, Danny Goffey and Rob Coombes. They play the following live dates this year: 

24th July – Latitude Festival, Southwold

25th July – Tramlines Festival, Hillsborough Park, Sheffield

20th August – South Facing 2021, Crystal Palace

27th August – Down The Rabbit Hole, Biddinghuizen

28th August – Camper Calling, Ragley Hall, Alcester

29th August – Victorious Festival, Portsmouth

19th September – Isle of Wight Festival, Newport

19th December – O2 Academy, Glasgow

IN IT FOR THE MONEY (DELUXE, REMASTERED, EXPANDED EDITION) IS RELEASED BY BMG ON 27 AUGUST 2021

Available to Pre-Order here

Tracklisting: 

*Previously Unreleased

3CD & SD DIGITAL DELUXE 

CD1: In It For The Money – 2021 Remaster

1. In It For The Money (2021 Remaster)

2. Richard III (2021 Remaster)

3. Tonight (2021 Remaster)

4. Late In The Day (2021 Remaster)

5. G-Song (2021 Remaster)

6. Sun Hits The Sky (2021 Remaster)

7. Going Out (2021 Remaster)

8. It’s Not Me (2021 Remaster)

9. Cheapskate (2021 Remaster)

10. You Can See Me (2021 Remaster)

11. Hollow Little Reign (2021 Remaster)

12. Sometimes I Make You Sad (2021Remaster)

CD2: Research & Development – Studio Extras & B-Sides

1. Susan (AKA Going Out)*

2. Melanie Davis

3. Can’t Dig It (AKA G-Song)*

4. Late In The Day (Demo)*

5. Get Away (AKA Richard III)*

6. Charles II *

7. Sun Hits the Sky (Monitor Mix)*

8. It’s Not Me (Original)*

9. Silver Lining*

10. Cheapskate (Monitor Mix)*

11. In It for the Money (Monitor Mix)*

12. Hollow Little Reign (Güiro Mix)*

13. Tonight (Monitor Mix)*

14. You Can See Me (Demo)*

15. Sometime We’re Really Sad (Edit)*

16. Sometimes I Make You Sad (Guide Vox)*

17. Nothing More’s Gonna Get in My Way

18. We Still Need More (Than Anyone Can Give)

19. Don’t Be Cruel

20. 20ft Halo

21. The Animal

CD3: Product Placement – Live Recordings

  1. Going Out (Opera House, Toronto, 11 Sep 95)*
  2. Melanie Davis (Lowlands Festival, Netherlands, 25 Aug 96)*
  3. G-Song (Rehearsal cassette recording, 18 Jun 95)*
  4. Hollow Little Reign (O2 Academy Islington, London, 01 Jun 2004)*
  5. In It for the Money (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  6. Cheapskate (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  7. Mansize Rooster (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  8. Richard III (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  9. You Can See Me (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  10. Late in the Day (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  11. Alright (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  12. Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  13. Lose It (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  14. Sun Hits the Sky (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  15. Going Out (aborted) (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  16. Caught By the Fuzz (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  17. Going Out (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  18. Strange Ones (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  19. Lenny (Rock City, Nottingham, 18 Jan 98)*
  20. Sometimes I Make You Sad (Paradiso, Amsterdam, 08 Oct 97)*

1LP BLACK / TURQUOISE / HD DIGITAL 

A1. In It For The Money (2021 Remaster)

A2. Richard III (2021 Remaster)

A3. Tonight (2021 Remaster)

A4. Late In The Day (2021 Remaster)

A5. G-Song (2021 Remaster)

A6. Sun Hits The Sky (2021 Remaster)

B1. Going Out (2021 Remaster)

B2. It’s Not Me (2021 Remaster)

B3. Cheapskate (2021 Remaster)

B4. You Can See Me (2021 Remaster)

B5. Hollow Little Reign (2021 Remaster)

B6. Sometimes I Make You Sad (2021 Remaster)

12” 140g WHITE VINYL SINGLE

A1. ‘Sun Hits The Sky (Bentley Rhythm Ace Remix)’

B1. ‘The Animal’

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Martin is a founding member of Patchchord News and is Director & Editor-in-Chief for PCN Magazine / Patchchord News Martin also is a Freelance Photographer and lives in the Scottish Borders Scotland. Martin also specialises in Commercial Photography in Music & Events, Sports and Portrait Photography and Video. Also the Official Photographer for Football Club Maybole Juniors.
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