Billy Bragg early works box set announced

Billy Bragg is to release a special box set containing four of his earliest albums together with three CDs and two DVDs of bonus material, featuring rare and previously unreleased tracks.

The box set comprises 1983 debut ‘Life’s A Riot With Spy Vs Spy’ plus bonus CD, 1984’s ‘Brewing Up With Billy Bragg’ plus bonus CD, 1986’s ‘Talking With The Taxman About Poetry’ plus bonus CD, and 1990’s ‘The Internationale’, now combined with his ‘Live & Dubious’ EP and five bonus tracks and a bonus DVD.

Each of these four album re-releases can be purchased separately, but the full box set comes with an exclusive bonus DVD, ‘From The West Down To The East’ which features the South Bank Show’s 1985 profile of Billy Bragg and a film of his Aug 1986 concert in East Berlin.

The individual albums and the box set are all out on 6 Mar.

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