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STOP PRESS: Words in Your Shell-Like containing all Gordon lyrics is now in its second edition. Expanded for the modern era with 160 songs, 174 pages, new illustrations, updated text and added GG&S and Trumpery. Full details below.
|The updated edition of ‘Words In Your Shell-Like’ contains all the words to 160 published Gordon tunes, ranging from Jet via Radio Stars and the entire Mammal series to more recent Trumpery and Gilbert Gordon & Sullivan-ness. Literally balancing the words are Gordon’s anecdotes and musings about the origins and significance of each song. The illustrated book has 174 pages, and copies can be signed on request:|
|Dump the Trump! Download single from 2016. All proceeds go to the T.R.U.M.P. Foundation (Terminate Really Utterly Mad Presidents). More here, download here.|
|Gilbert Gordon & Sullivan’ – all yer G&S faves, lashings of Rickenbacker, Sviidish bafflement, bizarre facial hair, Rick Wakeman and more. Purchase via|
|The final part of the Mammal Trilogy. Well, until the next part, at any rate. The ‘Include Me Out’ limited CD edition is now sold out. Available only as downloads from Amazon, iTunes and all the rest of those e-tailers.|
|These are MG’s demos for the above ‘Include Me Out’ album. ‘Exclude Me Out’ is a solo extravaganza played with one finger and a comb and recorded in a peasant’s hut on a Thursday afternoon in a hailstorm. A small number of CDs (about one) still remain in stock (email marco AT radiantfuture.eu for confirmation). Purchase via Downloads are available from Amazon, iTunes and those e-tailers.|
|‘Time Gentlemen Please’ was part V (‘V’ is Roman for Trilogy) of the Mammal Trilogy. The CD is currently unavailable due to music business shenanigans. (“No, surely not!”, we hear you cry). Downloads are available from Amazon, iTunes and and all the rest of those e-tailers.|
|This numbered limited edition CD includes Gordon’s demos for the subsequent TGP album, performed and sung entirely alone in a flaming tin bath, fuelled by firewater and recorded using Laslo Bic’s original Biro and two Coke cans. Purchase securely via Downloads are available from Amazon, iTunes and all the rest of those e-tailers.|
|Hello Boston!’ This recording of Gordon’s US debut as a solo performer (along with Pelle Almgren and the Tristan da Cunha boys) is available as a CD accompanying Radio Stars’ ’Something For the Weekend’ release – see below. Recorded live in Boston in 2007, it’s also available as download via Amazon, iTunes and others.|
|Martin Gordon/’The World is Your Lobster’ was part IV of the Mammal Trilogy – purchase securely via Amazon, iTunes – we think you get the picture by now.|
|Martin Gordon/’How Am I Doing So Far?’ – was basically an entry-level compilation of parts I-III for the unwary or uninformed (they are often identical), but includes four unreleased bonus tracks – purchase securely via Amazon, iTunes… here we go.|
|Martin Gordon/’God’s on His Lunchbreak’ was part III of the Mammal Trilogy. God dropped in to give the project His blessing – purchase securely via Amazon, iTunes.|
|Another book. Martin Gordon (words) & Chris Townson (illustrations) /’God’s Companion Volume’. The volume contains all lyrics from the God album, full background info to all tunes and is lavishly illustrated by Chris. You can’t download a book, you know. Well, I suppose you could, but not this one. Purchase via|
|Martin Gordon/’The Joy of More Hogwash’ was part II of the Mammal Trilogy. Erotic details and love-making tips for Spaniards can be found by clicking on the cover. Purchase securely via , or else you can acquire it as a download from Amazon, iTunes and the rest.|
|Martin Gordon/’Baboon in the Basement’. Part I of the Mammal Trilogy, and tremendously loosely based upon Jung’s theory about cheeky monkeys. Or was it beavers? Purchase securely via . It also comes as a download from Amazon, iTunes and more.|
|This is a double CD release. Radio Stars ‘Something For The Weekend’ special edition features the band live in the 70s. They steamroller through all their faves and also include songs which were restricted to live performance only. Unfortunately, the atonal version of ‘Mull of Kintyre’ does not make it onto the final release. It does however include at no extra cost Martin Gordon’s ‘Hello Boston!’ CD. Purchase securely via It is also available as a download from Amazon, iTunes and all the others.|
|The original Dirty Pictures poster, reprinted at hi-res in all it’s early glory. Do not mention the word ‘beaver’. Size – 20 x 13 inches. Now that’s what I call a large one. Based tremendously loosely on a photo session by the Goons, featuring Barbara Goalen, The Goalen role is played by luscious, pouting Kelly St John. Purchase securely via|
|John’s Children/Jet/Radio Stars (what’s the difference?)/’Music For the Herd of Herring’. They play stuff from all three bands. Oh, and a Sparks tune. Recorded live in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands. Purchase securely via Order it now then! Or fishily get it via iTunes. And who were those other lot? Oh, yes, Amazon, now I remember.|
|Mira/’New Hope For The Dead’ available as download only. Details here. Amazon, iTunes and more.|
|Blue Meanies/’Pop Sensibility’ available as download only. Details here. Amazon, iTunes and more.|
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