The Sisters Of Mercy Some Girls Wander By Mistake Boxed Set Available On September 1

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The Sisters Of Mercy
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Four LP Boxed Set Spotlights The Group's
Early Years With Singles, EPs And More

180-Gram Vinyl and Digital Versions Available On September 1

LOS ANGELES - The Sisters of Mercy will continue to spotlight different eras of its acclaimed discography this summer with a new vinyl boxed set that focuses on the band's early years.

Available on September 1, SOME GIRLS WANDER BY MISTAKE includes four 180-gram LPs for $79.98. In addition, the music will also be released digitally. The Sisters of Mercy, led by co-founder Andrew Eldritch, will tour Europe this September. A complete list of those tour dates are listed below.

Originally released in 1992, SOME GIRLS WANDER BY MISTAKE retraces the Sisters of Mercy's formative years and its rise to cult acclaim. It includes three songs the group originally issued in 1980: "The Damage Done," "Watch" and "Home Of The Hit-Men." Also included in this set is the band's 1982 follow-up single: "Body Electric" and "Adrenochrome."

Arranged in non-chronological order, SOME GIRLS WANDER BY MISTAKE begins with all four songs from The Sisters of Mercy's first EP Alice, which was originally released in 1983. The music - produced by Psychedelic Furs' guitarist John Ashton - includes the EP's title track, a cover of the Stooges "1969" and more.

The first LP's flipside collects music that originally appeared on the Sisters of Mercy's second EP, The Reptile House (1983). Among the EP's six tracks are "Kiss The Carpet," "Burn," and the haunting "Lights." Later that year the band released the single "Temple of Love" backed with "Heartland" and a cover the Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter," all of which are included here.

SOME GIRLS WANDER BY MISTAKE also includes music from two 12" singles. The first is a re-recorded version of "Temple of Love" from 1992 that features Israeli vocalist Ofra Haza, and remains the Sisters' biggest international hit, peaking at #3 on the UK charts. The second is "Under The Gun," which includes an updated version of "Alice."

This collection's title comes from a lyric in the Leonard Cohen song "Teachers," a track the Sisters cover frequently in concert. In fact, "Teachers" appears on the same album as the song "Sisters of Mercy," which inspired the band's name.

Track Listing:

Side One
1.    "Alice"
2.    "Floorshow"
3.    "Phantom"
4.    "1969"

Side Two
1.    "Kiss The Carpet"
2.    "Lights"
3.    "Valentine"
4.    "Fix"
5.    "Burn"
6.    "Kiss The Carpet" - Reprise

Side Three
1.    "Temple Of Love" - Extended Version 1983
2.    "Heartland"
3.    "Gimme Shelter"

Side Four
1.    "The Damage Done"
2.    "Watch"
3.    "Home Of The Hit-Men"
4.    "Body Electric"
5.    "Adrenochrome"
6.    "Anaconda"

Temple of Love (12")
Side One
1.    "Temple Of Love" - Touched by the Hands of Ofra Haza

Side Two
1.    "Vision Thing" - Canadian Club Remix

Under The Gun (12")
Side One
1.    "Under The Gun" - Metropolis Mix

Side Two
1.    "Alice" - 1993 Version
2.    "Under The Gun" - Jutland Mix

The Sisters of Mercy
2017 European Tour Dates

1        London                        United Kingdom         Camden Roundhouse
2        London                        United Kingdom         Camden Roundhouse
4        Brussels                      Belgium                      Ancienne Belgique
7        Hamburg                     Germany                    Docks
8        Gothenburg                 Sweden                      Trädgår'n
9        Stockholm                   Sweden                      Arenan
11      Malmö                         Sweden                      KB
12      Berlin                          Germany                     Columbiahalle
14      Gdansk                       Poland                        B90
15      Warsaw                       Poland                        Progresja
17      Dresden                      Germany                    Schlachthof
18      Stuttgart                      Germany                    Longhorn
20      Budapest                     Hungary                     A38
21      Vienna                         Austria                       Gasometer
23      Wiesbaden                  Germany                    Schlachthof
24      Dortmund                    Germany                    FZW
26      Esch-sur-Alzette          Luxembourg              Rockhal
27      Amsterdam                  The Netherlands        Paradiso


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