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The Wedding Present FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about the British rock band The Wedding Present.

This FAQ about the British rock band The Wedding Present was compiled and written by Kevin Behrens (kbehrens@cscmail.csc.com) with numerous contributions by others.

-1.1 Who are The Wedding Present?
The Wedding Present are a rock band from Leeds, England....
-1.2 Who are the Ukrainians?
The Ukrainians feature Peter Solowka, guitar player for ...
-1.3 Who is Cha Cha Cohen?
Cha Cha Cohen is the latest project from Keith Gregory, ...
-1.4 Who are the Popguns?
The Popguns featured Shaun Charman, who was their drummer ...
-1.5 What is the extent of the contributions of the other members of the band? (The Wedding Present)
David Gedge: Although each incarnation of the group ...
-2.1 What's new? (The Wedding Present)
TWP is currently on tour:...
-2.2 Where can I get TWP information on the net? (The Wedding Present)
MAILING
-2.3 Is there a Wedding Present fanzine?
Yes, it's called Orange Slices, and is published by ...
-3.1 How can I get a copy of (a particular item)? (The Wedding Present Merchandise)
It's difficult to find some things, since TWP have been on ...
-3.2 What record company is the band on NOW? (The Wedding Present Merchandise)
Cooking Vinyl....
-3.3 What are the versions of each of the CD's that are currently being reissued by whoever? (The Wedding Present Merchandise)
-3.4 Why do the US versions of Bizarro and Seamonsters have extra songs? (The Wedding Present Merchandise)
Since both were released months after their UK ...
-3.5 What is HP3 (Hit Parade 3)? (The Wedding Present Merchandise)
David Gedge: I don't know how many times I've apologized ...
-3.6 Does TWP have videos for sale? (The Wedding Present Merchandise)
Yes, two, officially. Spunk (*punk), featuring promos and ...
-3.7 Why does TWP release their own live tapes? (The Wedding Present Merchandise)
David Gedge: I think it was originally Shaun Charman's idea....
-3.8 Is there a book about TWP? (The Wedding Present Merchandise)
Yes. It's called Thank Yer, Very Glad, by Mark Hadkinson,...
-4.1 Why is "Felicity" a "William Shatner number"? (The Wedding Present Songs and albums)
Because the guy who wrote the song is named James Kirk, of ...
-4.2 Which songs did Amelia Fletcher of Heavenly sing on which Wedding Present albums? (The Wedding Present Songs and albums)
David Gedge: Amelia only sang on two LP's, namely George ...
-4.3 What is "Dalliance" about? (The Wedding Present Songs and albums)
Dalliance was based on the sad story of Sara Johnson, ...
-4.4 Why was the third LP called "Seamonsters?" (The Wedding Present Songs and albums)
David Gedge: I guess I was captivated by this cartoon-...
-4.5 What's the deal with the samples from "Close Encounters" and "UFO"? (The Wedding Present Songs and albums)
David Gedge: Yes, we did steal the flying saucer noise ...
-4.6 Did the Hit Parade singles break some kind of record? (The Wedding Present Songs and albums)
David Gedge: Yes, indeed -- although we became only the ...
-4.7 Why are there two CD singles of "Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah"? (The Wedding Present Songs and albums)
David Gedge: The single came in 4 formats...the 12, ...
-4.8 Who sings "Shake It"? (The Wedding Present Songs and albums)
Darren Belk. It's the only WP song to not feature David ...
-4.9 What is Versions? (The Wedding Present Songs and albums)
Jesse Obstbaum (PersFave@aol.com): Versions was the ...
-5.1 What songs have TWP covered? (The Wedding Present Cover versions)
Here is the complete list, in chronological order:...
-5.2 Did TWP cover a Pavement song? Where can I find the original? (The Wedding Present Cover versions)
David Gedge: Keith returned from a holiday in America ...
-5.3 Does anyone know of any covers of Wedding Present songs?
Confetti recorded Corduroy/Once More/Anyone Can Make ...
-6.1 What are everyone's favorite songs? (The Wedding PresentFAQ Polls)
The last survey of mailing list subscribers was ...
-6.2 Why doesn't the band play everyone's favorite songs at concerts? (The Wedding PresentFAQ Polls)
David Gedge: We agonize over the set list! But when you've ...
-7.1 What is the origin of the name of the band? (The Wedding Present)
David Gedge: I've always thought that The Wedding Present ...
-7.2 What is C86? (The Wedding Present)
Andrew Norman (nja@le.ac.uk): C86 was a compilation - first ...
-7.3 Did Courtney Love really slap David backstage at the 1994 Reading Festival? (The Wedding Present)
Apparently....
-7.4 Have TWP ever played a wedding? (The Wedding Present)
David Gedge: Err...no! I don't mind pop music when it's ...









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