Formed in 1987 by Les “Fruitbat” Carter and Jim “Jim Bob” Morrison, Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine burst onto the scene with their signature style of punk-pop infused with samples, drum machines, and social commentary. ‘1992 The Love Album’ was Carter USM’s debut release on Chrysalis Records and reached the No. 1 spot album on the UK Album Chart in May 1992, propelling the band to pop stardom.
Limited Edition Colour Vinyl This expanded edition features the complete album in it’s original running order on LP 1 – including the band’s biggest chart hit ‘The Only Living Boy In New Cross’ which reached No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart plus Top 40 singles ‘Do Re Me, So Far So Good’ and ‘The Impossible Dream’ (a cover of the Man of La Mancha standard).
LP 2 features ‘1992 – The Other Love Songs’, the complete collection of B-sides from the period plus the non-album Top 20 A-side ‘After The Watershed (Early Learning The Hard Way)’. Newly remastered by Phil Kinrade at AIR Mastering and pressed on 180g blue (LP1) and yellow (LP2) translucent vinyl, housed in a gatefold sleeve with poly-lined inner bags. Whilst the group are no longer active, Jim Bob is on a solo tour in Europe throughout September, and Les ‘Fruitbat’ Carter will be touring Europe from September to November with his group Abdoujaparov.
CD/DVD Bundle This new edition features the complete album newly remastered on CD 1– including the band’s biggest chart hit ‘The Only Living Boy In New Cross’ which hit No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart, plus Top 40 singles ‘Do Re Me, So Far So Good’ and ‘The Impossible Dream’ (a cover of the Man of La Mancha standard).
CD 2 features rarities, B-sides, and the non-album Top 20 single ‘After The Watershed (Early Learning The Hard Way)’, plus BBC ‘Live In Norwich’ recordings, and a previously unreleased mix of ‘ Skywest And Crooked’.
CD 3 includes the complete 1992 Glastonbury headlining performance from the legendary Pyramid stage – available in it’s entirety for the very first time. Rounding off the set is a DVD with the 55 minute ‘What Do You Think Of The Programme So Far?’ feature, plus three Top Of The Pops performances, all appearing on DVD for the first time and accompanied by exclusive new commentary by Jim Bob and Fruitbat.