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The Bats - Volume 1 ‎(2014)
The Bats - Volume 1 ‎(2014)

The Bats - Volume 1 ‎(2014)

The Bats

Flying Nun Records

$25.00

All prices in New Zealand dollars.

 

This 3CD box set contains three re-issues of New Zealand indie-pop pioneers The Bats including from early original recordings to previously unheard studio outtakes. Featuring tracks from 1984 to 1988, this compilation shows a group that has gone on to influence countless bands around the world with their jangling guitars that express both an optimism and deeper melancholy.

Compiletely Bats, originally released in 1987, gathers together the four-pieces band's first three EPs 'By Night' (1984), 'And Here is Music for the Fireside'(1985) and 'Made Up in Blue' (1986), along with bonus material including demos from the period.

Daddy's Highway, their 1987 debut, stands as one of the most outstanding New Zealand albums from the 1980's that glows throughout with shimmering harmonies, whispered vocals, reeling baselines and a sweet sense of despair that is as catchy as it is thought provoking.

The Law Of Things, recorded in 1988 and released in 1990, was the The Bats' follow up album and yet again showcased the bands knack for irrepressible indie pop songs. Re-issued this year again on 2xLP, this CD version also includes their 1988 EP Four Songs as well as never heard before studio tracks from The Law Of Things sessions.

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FN024 The Bats - By Night (1984)
FN024 The Bats - By Night (1984)
FN024 The Bats - By Night (1984)
FN024 The Bats - By Night (1984)
FN024 The Bats - By Night (1984)

FN024 The Bats - By Night (1984)

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FN031 The Bats - And Here Is 'Music For The Fireside' (1985)
FN031 The Bats - And Here Is 'Music For The Fireside' (1985)
FN031 The Bats - And Here Is 'Music For The Fireside' (1985)
FN031 The Bats - And Here Is 'Music For The Fireside' (1985)
FN031 The Bats - And Here Is 'Music For The Fireside' (1985)
FN031 The Bats - And Here Is 'Music For The Fireside' (1985)

FN031 The Bats - And Here Is 'Music For The Fireside' (1985)

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FN045 Various - Tuatara - A Flying Nun Compilation (1985)
FN045 Various - Tuatara - A Flying Nun Compilation (1985)
FN045 Various - Tuatara - A Flying Nun Compilation (1985)
FN045 Various - Tuatara - A Flying Nun Compilation (1985)
FN045 Various - Tuatara - A Flying Nun Compilation (1985)
FN045 Various - Tuatara - A Flying Nun Compilation (1985)
FN045 Various - Tuatara - A Flying Nun Compilation (1985)

FN045 Various - Tuatara - A Flying Nun Compilation (1985)

$36.00
FN060 The Bats - Made Up In Blue (1986)
FN060 The Bats - Made Up In Blue (1986)
FN060 The Bats - Made Up In Blue (1986)
FN060 The Bats - Made Up In Blue (1986)
FN060 The Bats - Made Up In Blue (1986)

FN060 The Bats - Made Up In Blue (1986)

$15.00
The Bats - Daddy's Highway (1987)
The Bats - Daddy's Highway (1987)

The Bats - Daddy's Highway (1987)

$15.00
FN084 The Bats - Block Of Wood (1987)
FN084 The Bats - Block Of Wood (1987)
FN084 The Bats - Block Of Wood (1987)
FN084 The Bats - Block Of Wood (1987)
FN084 The Bats - Block Of Wood (1987)

FN084 The Bats - Block Of Wood (1987)

$15.00
FN104 The Bats - 4 Songs (1988)
FN104 The Bats - 4 Songs (1988)
FN104 The Bats - 4 Songs (1988)
FN104 The Bats - 4 Songs (1988)
FN104 The Bats - 4 Songs (1988)

FN104 The Bats - 4 Songs (1988)

$25.00
FN677 Various - In Love With These Times (1989)
FN677 Various - In Love With These Times (1989)
FN677 Various - In Love With These Times (1989)

FN677 Various - In Love With These Times (1989)

$36.00
FN121 The Bats ‎– The Law Of Things (1989)
FN121 The Bats ‎– The Law Of Things (1989)
FN121 The Bats ‎– The Law Of Things (1989)
FN121 The Bats ‎– The Law Of Things (1989)
FN121 The Bats ‎– The Law Of Things (1989)

FN121 The Bats ‎– The Law Of Things (1989)

$40.00
FN143 The Bats - Compiletely Bats (1990)
FN143 The Bats - Compiletely Bats (1990)
FN143 The Bats - Compiletely Bats (1990)
FN143 The Bats - Compiletely Bats (1990)
FN143 The Bats - Compiletely Bats (1990)
FN143 The Bats - Compiletely Bats (1990)

FN143 The Bats - Compiletely Bats (1990)

$36.00
FN209 Various - Getting Older 1981-1991 (1991)
FN209 Various - Getting Older 1981-1991 (1991)

FN209 Various - Getting Older 1981-1991 (1991)

$20.00
FN210 Various - Pink Flying Saucers Over The Southern Alps (1991)
FN210 Various - Pink Flying Saucers Over The Southern Alps (1991)
FN210 Various - Pink Flying Saucers Over The Southern Alps (1991)
FN210 Various - Pink Flying Saucers Over The Southern Alps (1991)
FN210 Various - Pink Flying Saucers Over The Southern Alps (1991)

FN210 Various - Pink Flying Saucers Over The Southern Alps (1991)

$36.00
FN217 The Bats - Fear Of God (1991)
FN217 The Bats - Fear Of God (1991)
FN217 The Bats - Fear Of God (1991)
FN217 The Bats - Fear Of God (1991)
FN217 The Bats - Fear Of God (1991)
FN217 The Bats - Fear Of God (1991)

FN217 The Bats - Fear Of God (1991)

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FN260 The Bats - Silverbeet (1993)
FN260 The Bats - Silverbeet (1993)

FN260 The Bats - Silverbeet (1993)

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FN261 The Bats - Courage (1993)
FN261 The Bats - Courage (1993)

FN261 The Bats - Courage (1993)

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PRD 93/29 Various - Beyond The Jangle (1993)
PRD 93/29 Various - Beyond The Jangle (1993)

PRD 93/29 Various - Beyond The Jangle (1993)

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FN291 The Bats - Spill The Beans (1994)
FN291 The Bats - Spill The Beans (1994)
FN291 The Bats - Spill The Beans (1994)
FN291 The Bats - Spill The Beans (1994)
FN291 The Bats - Spill The Beans (1994)

FN291 The Bats - Spill The Beans (1994)

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The Bats - Couchmaster (1995)
The Bats - Couchmaster (1995)
The Bats - Couchmaster (1995)
The Bats - Couchmaster (1995)
The Bats - Couchmaster (1995)

The Bats - Couchmaster (1995)

$14.00
FN341 The Bats - Afternoon In Bed ‎(1995)
FN341 The Bats - Afternoon In Bed ‎(1995)

FN341 The Bats - Afternoon In Bed ‎(1995)

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FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)
FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)

FN402 Various - Topless Women Talk About Their Lives ‎(1997)

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