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The Spitfires

Life Worth Living

  • Label Acid Jazz Records
  • Format CD
  • Mix Stereo
  • Release Date June 2020
  • Country UK
  • Catalogue Number AJX504

Seller information

Acid Jazz Records

Seller location: United Kingdom

Cover Condition

NEW
New

The cover is in perfect, factory-fresh condition.

Disc Condition

NEW
New

The disc is in perfect, unplayed condition.

Description

Fronted by creative lynchpin Billy Sullivan, this startling three-piece – augmented by three other musicians when playing live - have cemented a loyal fanbase since their inception some five years ago and alongside Sam Long, bassist and drummer Matt Johnson whilst  initiating album sales in excess of 20k and a tour itinerary approaching nearly  three hundred  gigs.

 

Life Worth Living is a contrasting melting pot of unadulterated joy and melancholy, laughter, tears, frustration and peacefulness. Quiet and introspective moments collide with loud and angry times and no less powerful. At its heart is a sense of hope that things can be better, the title reflects that aspiration. That’s an important message, no matter what time it is!

 

Produced by Simon Dine, who was behind the desk for Paul Weller’s 22 Dreams and Wake Up The Nation amongst a varied CV - has harnessed the undoubted vibrancy and swagger of the band’s live show helping create an ambitious album – a vehicle for the talents of Sullivan, Long and Johnson. From the infectious brass-infused opener, Start All Over Again, the Nutty Boys-esque title track Life Worth Living to Tear This Place Right Down bathed in soul overtones, the ballad-like wonder of How Could I Lie To You? to the ska riffage of  single (Just Won’t) Keep You Down and the magnificent finale of Make It Through Each Day.

 

Tracklist 

Start All Over Again

It Can’t Be Done 

Life Worth Living

Tear This Place Right Down!

How Could I Lie To You?

Kings & Queens

(Just Won’t) Keep Me Down

Tower Above Me

Have It Your Way

Make It Through Each Day


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