The Long Blondes Announce Expanded Reissue of 'Someone to Drive You Home'
Listen to the remastered "Giddy Stratospheres" and B-side "Never to Be Repeated"
Published Nov 05, 2021Remember the Long Blondes? They were pretty good! They released a couple of albums in the mid-'00s before breaking up in 2008, and now their excellent debut, 2006's Someone to Drive You Home, is getting a 15th anniversary reissue.
The reissue will be out on December 10 through Rough Trade. In the meantime, the band have shared a remastered version of the single "Giddy Stratospheres" plus the bonus cut "Never to Be Repeated."
The reissue will be pressed on red and yellow vinyl in a gatefold double LP. The second record will contain 11 tracks previously released as the B-sides of singles. The band's Dorian Cox said in a statement, "Just like you'll never forget your first crush, you'll never forget the first time the Long Blondes drove you home... We took you to 'Giddy Stratospheres' once, let us do it again."
The reissue is available to pre-order and pre-save here.
Giddy Stratospheres is the name of a recent film inspired by Britain's indie scene of the 2000s.
Someone to Drive You Home:
1. Lust in the Movies (Remastered)
2. Once and Never Again (Remastered)
3. Only Lovers Left Alive (Remastered)
4. Giddy Stratospheres (Remastered)
5. In the Company of Woman (Remastered)
6. Heaven Help the New Girl (Remastered)
7. Separated by Motorways (Remastered)
8. You Could Have Both (Remastered)
9. Swallow Tattoo (Remastered)
10. Weekend Without Makeup (Remastered)
11. Madame Ray (Remastered)
12. A Knife for the Girls (Remastered)
1. Five Ways to End It
2. Fulwood Babylon
3. The Whippet Fancier
4. Who Are You to Her?
5. Never to Be Repeated
6. All Bar One Girls
7. I'm Coping
8. Last Night on Northgate St
10. Melville Farr
11: The Unbearable Lightness of Buildings