The next round of Icehouse releases will feature special edition anniversary additions of ‘Primitive Man’ and ‘Man Of Colours’ plus reissues of the remainder of the Icehouse back catalogue.
‘Primitive Man’ was the second Icehouse album and featured the now classic ‘Great Southern Land’. The album sold over 650,000 in Australia. The single ‘Hey Little Girl’ was also a UK Top 20 hit.
‘Primitive Man’ will include a DVD featuring footage of the band on tour during that time plus interviews and TV performances.
‘Man Of Colours’ was the biggest album for Icehouse. It sold over 1,000,000 in Australia and went Gold in the USA and UK. The album will feature a bonus DVD of their 1988 Sidney Myer Music Bowl show in Melbourne.
At the same time the remainder of the albums ‘Sidewalk’, ‘Measure For Measure’, ‘Code Blue’, ‘Big Wheel’ and ‘The Berlin Tapes’ will be released.
Universal will release the Icehouse albums on July 13, 2012.
Iva Davies goes track by track through every Icehouse single with Paul Cashmere at Noise11.com. WATCH the interview.