Style Council "Long Hot Summers: The Story Of The Style Council"

Style Council "Long Hot Summers: The Story Of The Style Council"



  • A brand-new, definitive career anthology released to tie in with the new documentary about the band – TX details T.B.C.


  • Endorsed, approved and co-compiled by Paul Weller.


  • Includes all the band’s classic singles – 12 top-20 hits, key album tracks and fans’ favourites.


  • Also includes two unreleased tracks – an intriguing demo of ‘My Ever Changing Moods’ with strings, and the extended, 5-minute plus version of ‘Dropping Bombs On The Whitehouse’.


  • Featuring an introduction by ‘super-fan’ Martin Freeman and a new essay by Lois Wilson.


  • Includes rare photos and memorabilia.



3LP Set

Side A

  • Headstart for Happiness
  • Long Hot Summer
  • My Ever-Changing Moods
  • Walls Come Tumbling Down!
  • Party Chambers

Side B

  • Wanted (or Waiter, There's…)
  • Shout to the Top!
  • It Just Came to Pieces in My Hands
  • Come to Milton Keynes
  • Why I Went Missing
  • Waiting

Side C

  • Ghosts Of Dachau
  • Down in the Seine
  • The Paris Match
  • Life at a Top People's Health Farm
  • Dropping Bombs On The Whitehouse (Extended version)

Side D

  • Speak Like a Child
  • The Lodgers (Or She Was Only…)
  • Money Go Round
  • You're the Best Thing
  • How She Threw It All Away

Side E

  • A Man of Great Promise
  • The Piccadilly Trail
  • A Solid Bond in Your Heart
  • Sweet Loving Ways
  • Promised Land
  • It Didn't Matter

Side F

  • Have You Ever Had It Blue
  • Spin' Drifting
  • Here's One That Got Away
  • Changing of the Guard
  • My Ever-Changing Moods (Demo)


Formats Available

Double CD - Shop Price £9.99, pre-order for just £8.99

Black Triple Vinyl £30.99, pre-order for just £27.89



Release Date: Friday 30th October 2020



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