The Wedding Present, "Shatner"

A re-recording of George Best, the Wedding Present’s 1987 debut, is coming out in October to mark the album’s 30th anniversary, even though the re-recording was done (with Steve Albini) nine years ago, because why should anything matter or make sense anymore? Also, think about how miserable you were nine years ago (or even back in 1987, should you be someone to whom that time frame applies) and then think about how quickly you would return to that era if given the option today. The person making the deal wouldn’t even be finished talking before you said, “Done.” Unfortunately that is not what’s on offer, and the only thing you’ve got coming up on the calendar is a steady stream of sadness, anger and disgust. Anyway, enjoy.