GENE: “Yours For The Taking: The Best Of” limited blue vinyl 2LP.

GENE: “Yours For The Taking: The Best Of” limited blue vinyl 2LP.

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GENE: “Yours For The Taking: The Best Of” blue vinyl 2LP. Released 14th August 2020

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GENE: “Yours For The Taking: The Best Of” limited blue vinyl 2LP. Released 14th August 2020

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album ‘Olympian’, this is the definitive ‘Best Of’
Gene compilation, available exclusively on vinyl. Compiled by Matt James, Steve Mason and
Kevin Miles and featuring 22 tracks, pressed on 2LP 180g heavyweight blue coloured vinyl
• Featuring fan favourites, plus all of the bands 10 top 40 UK singles including ‘Sleep Well
Tonight’, ‘Haunted By You’, ‘Olympian’, ‘For The Dead’, ‘Fighting Fit’, ‘We Could Be Kings’,
‘Where Are They Now?’, ‘Speak To Me Someone’, ‘As Good As It Gets’ and ‘Fill Her Up’
• Includes a selection of sleeve notes from the band and respected journalist Keith Cameron
• Inspired by the songs of The Smiths, The Jam and The Faces, Martin Rossiter’s literate vocals
and Steve Mason’s fluid guitar lines were perfectly complemented by the intuitive rhythm
section of Kevin Miles and Matt James. Gene released four studio albums and a collection of Bsides and radio demos between 1995 and 2001, and were named Best New Act at the inaugural
NME awards in 1995, and went on to score 10 Top 40 hits.

Side A
1. For The Dead
2. Be My Light, Be My Guide
3. I Can’t Help Myself
4. This Is Not My Crime
5. Sleep Well Tonight
6. Haunted By You
Side B
1. London Can You Wait?
2. Olympian
3. Fighting Fit
4. We Could Be Kings
5. Where Are They Now?
6. Long Sleeves For The Summer
Side C
1. Speak To Me Someone
2. As Good As It Gets
3. Fill Her up
4. You’ll Never Walk Again
5. Stop
Side D
1. Is it Over?
2. Yours For The taking
3. O Lover
4. Somewhere In The World
5. Let Me Move On

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