Limited Edition Deluxe Record Store Day Fifth Anniversary Edition Gatefold Vinyl.
The package includes : The 7” Single “Last Shop Standing” by Batteries (taken from the new film released later this year) . A download featuring : The Acclaimed 2013 RSD Original Documentary Film “Last Shop Standing - The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of the Independent Record Shop” by Pip Piper.
Exclusive Liner Notes by Author Graham Jones and Director Pip Piper.
Hear from over 20 record shop owners and music industry leaders as well as musicians including Paul Weller, Johnny Marr, Norman Cook, Billy Bragg, Nerina Pallot, Richard Hawley and Clint Boon as they all tell us how the shops became and still are a part of their own musical education, a place to discover and cherish new bands, new music and why they might just have a brighter future.
Never broadcast before : Last Shop Standing - The Rebirth, Continued…, Last Shop Standing - Shop Talk, Last Shop Standing - Official Trailer, Last Shop Standing - Johnny Marr Extended Interview, Last Shop Standing - Paul Weller Extended Interview, Last Shop Standing - Jo Good Extended Interview, Last Shop Standing - Richard Hawley Extended Interview, Last Shop Standing - Billy Bragg Extended Interview, Last Shop Standing - Sid Griffin Interview.
Reviews: “Brilliant” ★★★★★ – Q Magazine
"An essential watch..." – Mark Searby, MTV
“A touching documentary" – Sarah Lay, Louder Than War
"You are never going to discover Captain Beefheart or the 13th Floor Elevators or the Velvet Underground in your local supermarket, ever" – Richard Hawley, Musician
“Punchy and engaging!” – MOJO Magazine
“Last Shop Standing is more than just a film about collecting records. It’s about passions, and people caring about what they love.” – Johnny Marr, Musician
“You need a physical record shop full of people who are going to help you and guide you.” – Jo Good, BBC Radio 6 Music
“Record shops kept me going when I was desperately trying to work out how to be an international rock star.” – Billy Bragg, International Rock Star
“See the film… you will laugh and cry.” ★★★★ – Record Collector.
Side A: Batteries - Last Shop Standing
Side B: Batteries - Last Shop Standing (Instrumental).
+ Bonus download featuring interviews with Paul Weller, Billy Bragg, Richard Hawley, Johnny Marr and more.
released April 21, 2018