2016 – Boxset of the Year

undee-chruchSpare Snare’s limited edition ‘Dundee Church for the Deaf’ takes the first of MPT’s 2016 honours.

A very limited edition release (still a few left here) this 3 CD set covers Spare Snare demos from the time of the band’s first 3 albums.

A mixture of different takes, originals and covers, it’s the sort of thing I love to delve into. From the original (slower) version of ‘Bugs’ onwards it’s a fascinating look at the transition of Spare Snare from solo act to full band.

At 44 tracks with inserts included in the package this trawl through the Snare archives is a real collectors edition.

Here’s a reminder of ‘Bugs (One)’ which was exclusively previewed here in October: