The Go-Gos’ three IRS albums from the early 1980s will be reissued as deluxe editions this month.
Beauty And The Beat was originally released in July 1981 and will now encompass two CDs and like the 30th anniversary edition from 2011, it includes a full-length concert recorded in Boston in 1981. This deluxe edition will also include 11 bonus tracks including rehearsals, demos and B-sides.
Whilst you wait for this to land at your door, check out our back catalogue of rare Vinyl LPs, 12″s, 7″s, CDs and items of memorabilia here at eil.com. Here are our Top 3 in stock now:-
We Got The Beat – Official 1981 US RIAA Certified PLATINUM Award issued to commemorate sales in excess One Million Units of the I.R.S. Records single, the 2nd to be released from the debut album ‘Beauty And The Beat’. This features a platinum 7″ single disc above the authentic custom engraved dedication plaque which features the record label logo and ‘Certified By The Record Industry Association Of America’ text – mounted on a dark brown textured background with a black & gold wooden frame.
Return To The Valley Of The Go-Gos – Super rare 1994 orignal 60″ x 40″ UK promotional-only fly poster promoting the ‘best of’ album. This example has never been glued to a billboard or hoarding and remains in this incredible unused condition some 20-years later. A brilliant opportunity to acquire a genuinely hard to find poster
Vacation – Rare 1982 UK IRS ‘A’ label 2-track promotional vinyl 7″, also includes Beatnik Beach, custom printed labels and regular picture sleeve GON103