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Yellow and Grey EP - Limited Edition Class 507 Heritage Blue and Grey [ CD | Digital ]

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    This is the limited edition of my "Yellow and Grey EP " on CD with a "Blue and Grey" cardboard wallet and disc label. I have released it to celebrate the rebranding of the first Merseyrail Class 507 number 507 001 electric train to its 1980s "blue and grey" livery. The train is due to be withdrawn in 2024 after 40 years in service!

    Limited Edition CD Signed and Numbered by Hand

    *** All Profits from the sale of this CD and digital download will be donated to the Class 507 Preservation Society**** (limited time/subject to availability)

    For more details about the Class 507 Preservation Society - visit www.class507.org.uk

    "Yellow and Grey" recalls Mistrust's recent train journey to Port Sunlight (the historic workers' village in Wirral, UK), on the ageing yellow and grey trains that pass through the village. These trains are being replaced by shiny new modern trains which are also yellow and grey! Hence the line "Yellow and Grey is here to stay!" The song's overall themes are nostalgia and new beginnings!

    "Yellow and Grey" includes a line from the poem "From a Railway Carriage" by Robert Louis Stevenson (can you spot it?), and there's also a nod to the classic Kraftwerk song "Trans Europe Express" with Mistrust recording a German language version of Yellow and Grey ("gelb und grau") which is released alongside the original song.

    Both songs are taken from Mistrust's debut album "Sunlight".

    You can still buy the original "Yellow and Grey CD" here: mistrust.bandcamp.com/album/yellow-and-grey-ep-2

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Yellow and Grey is here to stay (Chorus) Leave the city right on time Yellow green and red lights shine *Painted stations whistle by People watch but don't know why Bridges houses silhouettes Long forgotten no regrets Sunlight starts to reappear Yellow and grey is why I'm here Yellow and Grey is here to stay (Chorus) Fantasize about transmission Electric lines and information Memories won't fade away Yellow and grey is here to stay Yellow and Grey is here to stay (Chorus) Chester, Bache and Capenhurst Bromborough and Eastham Rake Port Sunlight and Bebington Hamiliton and Birkenhead Yellow and Grey is here to stay (Chorus) *Line from "From A Railway Carriage" (1885) Robert Louis Stevenson
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pünktlich die Stadt verlassen gelbe grüne und rote lichter leuchten *bemalte Stationen pfeifen vorbei Die Menschen träumen in Gelb und Grau Brücken beherbergen Silhouetten Lange vergessen, kein Bedauern Sonnenlicht beginnt wieder zu erscheinen Gelb und Grau ist, warum ich hier bin gelb und grau ist gekommen, um zu bleiben Fantasieren Sie über Übertragung Elektrisches Licht und Informationen Sehen Sie sich die verblassenden Linien an Gelb und Grau ist hier für immer
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Here to Stay 04:11
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Limited Edition CD Signed and Numbered by Hand

*** All Profits from the sale of this CD and digital download will be donated to the Class 507 Preservation Society**** (for a period of time/subject to availability)

This is the limited edition Yellow and Grey EP - Limited Edition Class 507 Heritage Blue and Grey CD. The original "Yellow and Grey EP" has been re-released with a new "blue and grey" cover and disc label.

The EP has been re-released in these colours to commemorate the wrapping of Merseyrail Class 507 electric train number 507 001 in its original blue and grey livery before it is withdrawn in 2024.

For details about the Class 507 Preservation Society visit www.class507.org.uk

About the EP

"Yellow and Grey" recalls Mistrust's recent train journey to Port Sunlight (the historic workers' village in Wirral, UK), on the ageing yellow and grey trains that pass through the village. These trains are being replaced by shiny new modern trains which are also yellow and grey! Hence the line "Yellow and Grey is here to stay!" The song's overall themes are nostalgia and new beginnings!

"Yellow and Grey" includes a line from the poem "From a Railway Carriage" by Robert Louis Stevenson (can you spot it?), and there's also a nod to the classic Kraftwerk song "Trans Europe Express" with Mistrust recording a German language version of Yellow and Grey ("gelb und grau") which is released alongside the original song.

Please note: This is the English Language single version of Yellow and Grey.

The songs from the EP are also available as a digital download. You can still collect the original "Yellow and Grey CD" at mistrust.bandcamp.com

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released December 14, 2023

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I’m Tim Blackburn, musician and remixer from the UK. I’ve gone back to my original synthpop roots, after having worked with Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins) on a remix of his track Popcorn Slavery (under his International Observer guise) and remixed other artists and bands, including Michael Harding (ex-1000 Mexicans) and Banco de Gaia. ... more

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