Mogwai to reissue first two albums on vinyl and CD

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Scottish post-rockers Mogwai have announced that they will reissue their first two albums, 1997's groundbreaking debut Mogwai Young Team and 1999's more established Come On Die Young, through Chemikal Underground Records on February 10.

Mogwai Young Team has been remastered and refreshed on coloured vinyl, CD and digital. It comes in a  gatefold sleeve with original artwork, the sky-blue vinyl will come with a digital download code. Original recording engineer for the album, Paul Savage, who owned Chem 19, the Chemikal Underground studios where the album was recorded for just £2000, has also remastered the album.

Come On Die Young, recorded and mixed by Dave Fridmann at his Tarbox Road Studios in Upstate New York, is also reissued on coloured vinyl and presented in a gatefold sleeve with original artwork, the white vinyl will also come with a digital download code.

Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite recently released his acclaimed memoir Spaceships Over Glasgow: Mogwai And Misspent Youth. And Mogwai will tour the UK in December and Feburary.

Mogwai tour dates 2022/3:
Dec 20: Music Hall, Aberdeen
Dec 21: Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Dec 22: Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
Dec 23: Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
Feb 10: Albert Hall, Manchester
Feb 11: O2 Academy, Leeds
Feb 12: Sage, Gateshead
Feb 14: Rock City, Nottingham
Feb 15: The Forum, Bath
Feb 16: Great Hall, Cardiff
Feb 17: Brighton Dome, Brighton
Feb 18: Corn Exchange, Cambridge
Feb 19: O2 Institute, Birmingham

Pre-order Mogwai Young Team/Come On Die Young.


(Image credit: Chemikal Underground)


(Image credit: Chemikal Underground)
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.