Scots post-punk funkers APB are to have their signed a reissue deal with American label Liberation Hall.

Formed in 1979 in the smalltown of Ellon in Aberdeenshire, contemporaries of the likes of Gang Of Four, Au Pairs, The Higsons and fellow Scots, Boots For Dancing, the band's second single for Aberdeen indie Oily Records, 'Shoot You Down', became a big hit on the underground dancefloors of NYC leading to extensive and successful US tours, opening for The Clash and James Brown before headlining in their own right. They would also become popular with BBC Radio 1 DJs John Peel, Kid Jensen and Peter Powell.

APB remain active and still include founder members singer/bassist Iain Slater, guitarist Glenn Roberts and drummer George Cheyne.

The first release under the new deal will an expanded edition of the 1985 singles compilation, Something To Believe In, set for release on 18 November.

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