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19th February, 2003

'Tales From the Australian Underground - Singles 1976-1989' is the first release for the new Feel record label dedicated to the re-issue of the sounds of Australia past, launched by the touring company of the same name. Five years in the making, the 45 track double CD collection highlights selections from the previous careers of acts like Hoodoo Gurus (The Victims & Fun Things), Gangajang (The Riptides), The Cruel Sea (Sekret Sekret), Dave Graney (The Moodists), Big Heavy Stuff (Ups & Downs), You Am I (The Bamboos), Tex Perkins, (Thug), Dirty Three (Venom P. Stinger) as well as classic early releases from Radio Birdman, The Saints, The Scientists, Triffids, Died Pretty, The Mark Of Cain and the Hard-Ons. In addition, the compilation includes a selection of seminal tracks, previously un-released on CD, by Pel Mel, Sunnyboys, Sardine, Psycho Surgeons, The Leftovers, Do Re Mi, The Numbers, Tactics, X and Wet Taxis among others. Accompanying the double CD is an extensive 36 page booklet. The double CD is in stores from February 24 and via mail order through

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