Canadian rocker PHILIP RAMBOW is to have his back catalogue released as a new box set next month.
The Montreal native, who’s long been resident in the UK, is currently enjoying a resurgence with the release of Canadiana, his first new album in five years.
A man with a much-storied career, Rambow worked the early 70s pub-rock circuit with THE WINKIES, who would be recruited as BRIAN ENO’s backing band before splitting. Rambow went on to a new band with MICK RONSON, later co-writing KIRSTY MacCOLL’S Top 20 hit ‘There’s A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swear’s He’s Elvis’.
Across three CDs, The Rebel Kind – Anthology 1972-2020 brings together Rambow’s two albums for EMI – Shooting Gallery (’79) and Jungle Law (’81), plus his 2015 comeback album Whatever Happened To Phil Rambow?
The set is filled out with a wealth of bonus material, including four previously unreleased songs from his project with Ronson and an unreleased demo with Glen Matlock, Gary Holton and James Stevenson, coming right up-to-date with two songs from Canadiana.
Set for release on 29 May through Cherry Red, The Rebel Kind is available to pre-order here.
Check out Philip Rambow in action at Dingwalls, London in ’79…
You can read the full story of Philip Rambow in the new edition of Vive Le Rock! available here.