Following on from the publication of Sick On You, Andrew Matheson’s colourful warts’n’all account of life in the HOLLYWOOD BRATS, London’s ill-fated answer to the NEW YORK DOLLS, Cherry Red Records are to reissue the band’s lost album of the same name.
Newly remastered by keyboard-player Casino Steel, Sick On You is accompanied by A Brats Miscellany, a second disc of previously unheard outtakes, rarities, live tracks and curios, including their sleazily rambunctious cover of Dean Martin’s ‘Little Ol’ Wine Drinker’.
Produced in collaboration with Matheson, the release features a booklet of interviews, lyrics and many unseen period pics by legendary photographer Gered Mankowitz.
The release will coincide with the first international publication of Matheson’s memoir, which share its new cover design with the album. A BBC documentry on the Brats is currently in production an scheduled to air this autumn.
Sick On You / A Brats Miscellany is due for release on 8 July. It’s available to pre-order here.
Check out the video for ‘Little Ol’ Wine Drinker’.