The Verlaines set to release "Dunedin Spleen"

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6/2/2021 2 min read

For the first time on CD and Digital June 4th  
Dunedin Spleen, the latest album from critically acclaimed NZ band The Verlaines. 

Schoolkids Records-The Label are stoked to be releasing the phenomenal 10th studio album from one of our favorite all time bands. Founded at the end of the 1970's by Graeme Downes and named for late 19th century French poet Paul Verlaine, The Verlaines defined the now legendary 'Dunedin Sound' at the dawn of the 1980's in the small southern New Zealand university town, along with bands like The Clean, The Chills, The Stones and Sneaky Feelings.
  
Last years Record Store Day release of Dunedin Spleen on double vinyl sold out! So make sure to click here and Preorder the CD now on Schoolkids Records! 

Check out a single from Dunedin Spleen.

RSD DROPS  coming June 12th on Schoolkids Records-The Label.

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The Verlaines - Live at the Windsor Castle, Auckland, May 1986

The Verlaines are proud to release Live at the Windsor Castle, Auckland May 1986 for the first time ever, exclusively for RSD Drops 2021.

Packaged in a beautiful gatefold jacket, the artwork is a replication of the vintage gig poster. Sky Blue vinyl, complete with download code and liner notes from singer Graeme Downes: “This album may end up the hands of people who weren't even born when these performances took place, so, let me tell you what it was like. The Verlaines. at the time, were Graeme Downes, Jane Dodd and Robbie Yeats. We lived in Dunedin at the near-bottom of the South Island of New Zealand. We were at University. These gigs were recorded to try to capture a live version of Slow Sad Love Song for the upcoming Birddog album that we recorded later that year.” Limited to 1200 copies Worldwide.

Makes No Difference / Just Mum / You Forget Love / Take Good Care Of It / Lying In State / Fuck It Alf / Only Dream Left / For The Love Of Ash Grey / Icarus Missed / Pyromaniac / Lover Armageddon / Slow Sad Love Song / It Was Raining / Doomsday / You Cheat Yourself / You Say You / The Ballad of Harry Noryb

Packaged in a beautiful gatefold jacket, the artwork is a replication of the vintage gig poster. Sky Blue vinyl, complete with download code and liner notes from singer Graeme Downes.

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