The Wedding Present

Search for Paradise

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The first disc of Search for Paradise compiles the complete contents of the three singles the Wedding Present released in support of Take Fountain and adds previously unreleased acoustic versions of the A-sides. True to the band's old form, the B-sides are not disposable but they rarely exceed the quality of the album cuts, and they range from the gnashing "Bad Thing" (harsher than anything on Take Fountain) to the happily slack "Shivers" (as light and loungy as anything on the first Cinerama album). The second disc is a DVD containing the three videos that were released on the DVD single for "I'm from Further North Than You"; two other videos haven't appeared elsewhere, and there's also some behind-the-scenes footage.

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