A 1994 NME review called the record one of ‘their finest moments’. Q declared the album a ‘triumph’. ‘a precious box of jewels’ said Melody Maker. Surprise and delight for the new unashamedly European dancefloor sound full of ‘style and wit’ was evident.
Gratuitous Sax & Senseless Violins is now reissued, for the first time, as a deluxe edition to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the original release.
Expanded editions include b-sides, live tracks and remixes from the likes of Bernard Butler and Vince Clarke.
The release also features a further 12 unreleased demos and 5 unheard tracks from the never released Christi Haydon EP.
Plus special sleeve notes by Ron and Russell Mael.
Release date: 15th November, 2019
When Do I Get To Sing My Way
(When I Kiss You) I Hear Charlie Parker Playing
Frankly, Scarlett, I Don't Give A Damn
I Thought I Told You To Wait In The Car
Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil
Now That I Own The BBC
The Ghost Of Liberace
Let's Go Surfing