THE KOOKS RELEASE 15TH ANNIVERSARY REISSUE ‘INSIDE IN / INSIDE OUT’ OUT TODAY VIA VIRGIN RECORDS / UMC
SHARE BRAND NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “SHE MOVES IN HER OWN WAY”
Inside In / Inside Out will be available on deluxe edition CD, LP formats and via digital release. Format packaging including 2CD gatefold digipack + 36 page booklet, 2LP black vinyl + 12 page booklet and 2LP red vinyl D2C + 12 page booklet.
Exclusive anniversary sleeve notes from Niall Doherty (Q Magazine) and new images of the band
General tickets on sale now for their anniversary tour including two nights at London’s O2 Brixton Academy
27 AUGUST 2021 (TORONTO, ON) - In celebration of its 15th anniversary, The Kooks today unveil the long-awaited reissue of their seminal debut album ‘Inside in / Inside Out’. Repackaged for new and old fans alike, the deluxe edition features the original album remastered and thirteen previously unreleased tracks. Out today via Virgin Records/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company, stream here.
Out today, the release is coupled with a nostalgic visual for ‘She Moves In Her Own Way’ featuring unseen footage from the iconic music video in 2008, directed by Diane Martel (The Killers, The 1975, The White Stripes). The new video shows a fresh band from Brighton celebrating their successful debut album on the road; a wholesome time capsule that is reminiscent of an unforgettable era in pop culture for British Indie bands. Watch here.
Speaking about the reissue, The Kooks say: “We’re delighted that Inside In/Inside Out has been reissued to celebrate its 15th anniversary” said Luke. “It brings back so many fond memories of our early days as a band and we can’t wait to celebrate it again on tour next year”
Originally released in 2006, the quadruple-platinum-selling album spawns timeless hits including BRIT nominated ‘She Moves In Her Own Way’, ‘Seaside’ and the band’s top five single ‘Naive’. With over 1.3 billion streams on Spotify today, the unstoppable ‘Inside in / Inside Out’ is a record that fizzes with the exuberance of youth and a certified staple of British indie which continues to win over new fans as it’s remarkable streaming figures prove. ‘Inside In/Inside Out’ became an essential classic and remains so today.
The record has been remastered from the original master tapes by John Davis (Gorillaz, The Killers) and is released on heavyweight black vinyl and a limited edition red coloured vinyl, both including four alternate versions of fan favourites ‘Seaside’, ‘Ooh La’, ‘She Moves In Her Own Way’ and ‘Naive’ taken from the original album recording sessions by producer Tony Hoffer. It’s also packed with unheard demos that range from acoustic jams such as Jack Johnson’s ‘inaudible Melodies’ and ‘Theory Of A Pop Star’ to full-blast studio demos such as ‘Sofa Song’ and ‘Matchbox’ that capture the youthful exuberance of this quintessential indie band. Other features include a 8,000 word sleevenote based on new interviews with the original band members.
To coincide with the re-release of the iconic record, The Kooks will also be performing Inside In/ Inside Out in its entirety and in a way that it has never been performed live before. Taking place from January 2022 onwards, the tour includes dates all across the UK, finishing with two performances at London’s O2 Brixton Academy in February. Tickets are on sale via The Kooks website.
The Kooks began their career with a bang in 2004 and have continued to go from strength to strength ever since. With five incredible studio albums plus a ‘Best of’ under their belts, the band have acquired over 1 billion streams worldwide. They’ve embarked and sold out a number of massive world tours including many dates on their forthcoming Inside In/Inside Out circuit, have won awards and gained critical acclaim whilst maintaining a steady ascent to the top, constantly growing in popularity with legions of new fans discovering the band through streaming in recent years.
The Kooks 15th Anniversary ‘Inside In/Inside Out’ reissue is available to download, stream and purchase today here
Inside In / Inside Out 15th anniversary Tracklist:
DISC ONE (LP + CD): 15th anniversary remaster
- The Kooks Seaside
- The Kooks See The World
- The Kooks Sofa Song
- The Kooks Eddie's Gun
- The Kooks Ooh La
- The Kooks You Don't Love Me
- The Kooks She Moves In Her Own Way
- The Kooks Match Box
- The Kooks Naive
- The Kooks I Want You
- The Kooks If Only
- The Kooks Jackie Big Tits
- The Kooks Time Awaits
- The Kooks Got No Love
DISC TWO (LP + CD): Bonus tracks
- The Kooks Seaside (Alternative take)
- The Kooks Ooh La (Alternative take)
- The Kooks Tell Them From Me
- The Kooks Sofa Song (Original Studio demo)
- The Kooks 1984
- The Kooks You Don’t Love Me (Acoustic Demo )
- The Kooks Constantine’s Love (Early studio Demo)
- The Kooks Matchbox (Original studio demo )
- The Kooks She Moves In Her Own Way (Alternative take)
- The Kooks In My Opinion*
- The Kooks Theory Of A Pop Star (Cassette demo)
- The Kooks Naïve (Alternative take)
- The Kooks Inaudible Melodies
- The Kooks Something To Say (Original studio demo
All tracks previously unreleased except In My Opinion.
Catch The Kooks 15th Anniversary ‘Inside In/Inside Out’ Tour in January and February next year
UK 2022 TOUR DATES:
January 31st - Newcastle O2 City Hall
February 1st - Plymouth Pavilions
February 3rd - Birmingham O2 Academy - SOLD OUT
February 4th - Birmingham O2 Academy
February 5th - Brighton Centre
February 7th - Glasgow O2 Academy - SOLD OUT
February 8th - Glasgow O2 Academy
February 10th - Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse
February 11th - Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse
February 12th - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
February 14th - Leeds O2 Academy - SOLD OUT
February 15th - Leeds O2 Academy
February 17th - London O2 Academy Brixton
February 18th - London O2 Academy Brixton - SOLD OUT