COMPETITION: WIN a signed Deacon Blue vinyl edition of “Raintown”


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Demon Records continue to release some superb limited vinyl sets, including this edition of Deacon Blue‘s classic 1987 album Raintown, which has been specially pressed on 180gram blue vinyl and is limited to only 1000 copies worldwide.

We have one of these numbered editions to give away to a SuperDeluxeEdition reader, and to make the prize even more special, this copy has been SIGNED by frontman Ricky Ross!

This competition is open to all and to be in with a chance of winning this limited vinyl copy of Raintown, simply:

  • 1. Subscribe to the weekly SuperDeluxeEdition newsletter – click here.
  • 2. Leave a comment on this post – so we know who wants to win!

If you already subscribe to our newsletter,  just leave a comment. This competition is open to all. We will pick a winner at random on Monday 16 September 2013. Good luck! 

138 responses to COMPETITION: WIN a signed Deacon Blue vinyl edition of “Raintown”

  1. karl probst says:

    I would love to add this to my lp collection for sure!!!

  2. Gregg Parish says:

    Wow! This is great. Would love to be in the running to win this! Demon Records always seems to do it right. Thanks!

  3. David Irvine says:

    One of the best Debut albums of all time! One of the best albums of all time! It’s a classic!

  4. Javier J. Valencia says:

    Beatiful album, beatiful edition.

  5. Kristy Brown says:

    Count me in!

  6. Alice Hindley says:

    I’d love to win this!

  7. Emma Lewis says:

    I’d love to win this!

  8. Paul Witney says:

    Great prize, would love to win

  9. Mark Palmer says:

    would love to win

  10. Alastair says:

    Special album soundtracked a special time for me…Got most versions over the years.

  11. Gareth Richards says:

    Awesome, would love to win this ! Cheers guys !

  12. paula mulholland says:


  13. Joanna Smith says:

    I have a place in my collection ready and waiting!

  14. Tony Dawson-Hill says:


  15. Dave Hayes says:

    Would love to get a copy of this! Awesome Prize! :-)

  16. Tim Nuyts says:

    looks nice

  17. Mary-Ann Pollard says:

    all my fingers are crossed this is a brilliant prize

  18. Rhoda K says:

    What a brilliant prize! I’d love to win.

  19. Linda Mayson says:

    Love my records, its just not the same on disc. Great prize xx

  20. Miroslav Kostadinov says:

    Blue vinyl… Nice!

  21. dave Butterfield says:

    Looks a beautiful disc and its a great album. Hope me and my chocolate girl get our hands on this

  22. Kimm Bryan Arellano says:

    I would love to win this amazing collectible! Please and thank you!

  23. Richard Rowley says:

    Would love this as a Deacon Blue fan. Raintown was their debut and in my opinion their best album

  24. Jennifer Dunford says:

    Thanks for the comp.

  25. Peter Gilby says:

    Would love to win! fingers crossed

  26. V.V. says:

    This is truly a great prize! I own the CD of “Raintown”, bought back in 1988. Wonderful!

  27. Andy Taylor says:

    Would look great on my turntable!

  28. Sarahann Tonner says:

    Enter me please, great vcompetition!

  29. ruben says:

    I want that piece of vinyl…

  30. Stefano Dighero says:

    Great! I hope to be the lucky one!

  31. Joey d'Entremont says:

    This would look great in my collection!

  32. Carl Palmer says:

    Look. My lodger is the biggest Deacon Blue fan going. So this would be a perfect birthday present. Or I might just keep it myself.

  33. Lee Robertson says:

    Still sounding great after all these years
    Would love to win

  34. Inga says:

    Fantastic prize :)

  35. Phil says:

    Bought the blue vinyl of this earlier this week and I’ve got to say Demon have done a great job, makes my original lp sound weak by comparison. Can’t wait for the other albums to be issued if they are going to sound this good.

  36. yuyikurt says:

    What a beautiful blue vinyl !

  37. Mike says:

    That hurricane day…….

  38. Barrie Phillips says:

    Fingers crossed

  39. Melvin says:

    Great competition! I hope I win. :-)

  40. Dirk says:

    Uhhhh, Blue on blue…would perfectly fit beneath the yellow Vinyl from I.Mc Culloch…fingers crossed

  41. Egidio says:

    a blue love

  42. Robert Zilli says:

    This is an incredible album which I will purchase if I don’t win!

  43. Michel says:

    Nice one, really would like that…thank you for this!!

  44. Rosalind Sargent says:

    Fantastic Prize going to see them at Royal Albert Hall on 16th so to win this would be a Bonus

  45. david says:

    me me me plz!

  46. Tim Harrison says:

    Blinkin fantastic album, which was the soundtrack to my formative late teens….

  47. mikel says:

    the soundtrack of the big decade

  48. Mikael says:

    It’s blue!!!!!

  49. Chris says:

    Yes please

  50. Jim Kelly says:

    I would love to win this fantastic prize. It would mean so much being a lifelong Deacon Blue and Ricky Ross fan..

  51. Michael Cuthbert says:

    As a longtime fan I too am keeping my fingers crossed to win the signed Deacon Blue “Raintown”.

  52. Yoshiaki says:

    simply a classic masterpiece. I’d love to win!

  53. Anthony says:


  54. Andrew Philip says:

    I’d love to win this… Raintown is a fabulous album (I first bought it as Raintown/Riches) and now it’s being released on blue vinyl just as I have liberated my lps and singles and set up my record deck in my new home.

  55. Dougie Adam says:

    Would really love this… getting back into vinyl and found the original DB vinyl collection on 7″, 10″ and 12″ the other day.

  56. Jens Iwarson says:

    Weekly mail ?? I subcribe to a daily mail. Assuming that’ll be more than enough.

  57. Hannah Oneill says:

    I’d Love this!

  58. Philippe Del Medico says:

    One more week and we will be friday the 13th… Hope this will be my lucky day!

  59. Del Medico says:

    One more week and we will be friday the 13th… This could be my lucky day!

  60. Temasek68 says:

    I love this album! I bought it when it first came out. Simon Amstell taking the piss out of Ricky Ross on NMTB was gold though!!

  61. marcel says:

    i want

  62. Daniel says:

    Great album by an excellent band

  63. Luis G. says:

    Blue is the colour

  64. Luis G. says:

    Blue is the color!

  65. Javier Usano says:

    It’s a very good album full of fantastic songs. And still sounds fresh to my ears…

  66. Steve says:

    Gotta be in it to win it!!

  67. Craig says:

    That’s a fine prize for one lucky individual. Good work.

  68. phil wilson says:

    The first band I ever saw live, and an album I already own in 5 formats, but none are as special as this would


  69. Matt says:

    Like the blue vinyl. Classic album. Would love to win the signed copy :)

  70. Stuart says:

    Would love to win this. Classic album.

  71. Dion Padan says:

    I would LOVE to win this! Deacon Blue are amazing…. Please let it be ME???! xxx

  72. Paul says:

    YES PLEASE!!!! I’d love to win this!!

  73. Steve says:

    Great Album, great band

  74. Avner says:

    Love it. Paint me blue if I win!!

  75. william says:

    I feel lucky…

  76. Matt says:

    Hi, I’d love to win this! Cheers!!

  77. Kelly says:

    Fingers crossed I win as I never win anything

  78. sylvian says:

    Would be nice to rerelease all the Deacons albums and singles in Hi-rez format on a single USB in 24/96 please (not 24/44.1)

  79. Kerry Kemp says:

    Fingers crossed for the greatest album..

  80. David Sharp says:

    Vinyl in Blue. From Ricky & the Crew. ‘The Very Thing!’

  81. Mike Fisher says:

    Yes please!!!

  82. Nigel says:

    I’d like to win this too!

  83. SF says:

    Takes me back to 1987, being a 17 year old with first car in Scotland and this cassette back-to-back blasting out the open windows. Would be there again in a heartbeat!

  84. shane weir says:

    I’d love to win this!

  85. Amos says:

    Good luck!

  86. Robert says:

    would love to win this, huge fan of the album

  87. Alan says:

    Give it to me…pretty please!

  88. David says:

    Come on!

  89. Kenneth says:

    Would love to win!

  90. Graeme Johnston says:

    Loved this when it first came out. Would love to win this.

  91. Alan says:

    Loved this group since Dignity was rereleased and became a hit. Great group, would love this.

  92. Ralf Hottum says:

    Nice one! Would love to Win !!!!

  93. Albais says:

    I want it, i want it!!!

  94. Tom M says:

    This will be an excellent start as I’d love to have all the vinyl re-issues for Deacon Blue.

  95. Rocío Sánchez Fernández says:

    It’s mine!!!!!!!!!!

  96. José Ramón says:


  97. Nigel Croft says:

    Yes please! I’d love to own that……

  98. Skip says:

    Have loved this album since it was new, The Hipsters sounds great on vinyl cant wait to hear Raintown in the blue.

  99. Rafa says:

    Wow! Beautiful edition for an awesome album!

  100. Boaz Halmiach says:

    Another Super Deluxe Competition… good luck everyone!

  101. raffaele says:

    i’d love to win this jewel!!!
    all best from italy

  102. Angel Gonzalez says:

    Love’s great fears
    can’t you see them burn
    twist and turn as you walk and learn

    My all time favorite album. The complete soundtrack of my life.

  103. Dimitri says:

    wow fantastic album :)

  104. Gerd says:

    Raintown is a classic and looks great in blue!

  105. Piotr says:

    I think I would like to win this.

  106. darren says:

    already ordered a copy but signed would be even better. Make my wifes day.

  107. Thomas møller says:

    It would be so cool… I have this record, but time have ben tough on the vinyl… Realy great band

  108. Daneil Hunt says:

    Would love to win this to add to my ever expanding Deacon Blue collection!!

  109. Tobias says:

    Great album of a great band – and with a Chris Rea cameo :)

  110. Hans says:

    Best album for rainy days ……..clear blue spinning……

  111. Hans says:

    You can wake me up for this one.
    Maybe winning…..

  112. Michael says:

    deacon ‘in’ blue… “Those hurricane days…”

  113. Thomas Inskeep says:

    Yay! Love this album, love this site!

  114. Jim Tweedie says:

    Fantastic prize from one of Scotland’s finest, fingers crossed.

  115. Brian Kelly says:

    Love Deacon Blue, Love Blue Vinyl. Numbered and signed is quite the bonus too! This would be a perfect edition to the collection!

  116. Dermot says:

    I have 5 different versions of this album, don’t have this one though!

  117. Paul B says:

    Yes, please -fingers crossed!

  118. Alan Fenwick says:

    Blue, Signed + Deacon Blue, it doesn’t get much better than that!

  119. Nick says:

    Looks stunning! I played my cassette to shreds :-)

  120. Stuart C says:


  121. Darren Dilliway says:

    Lovely item!Seriously wouldn’t mine owning it :)!

  122. Denis says:

    That blue vinyl looks fantastic

  123. wolf says:

    hmmm… blue… :-)

  124. I love blue vinyls!!!

  125. RPM says:


  126. Barry Grayshon says:

    Blue on blue. Nice.

  127. Thomas Hooper says:

    Love to win this!!

  128. Peter says:

    one of my all time favorites

  129. Jean Christophe DERRIEN says:

    I was 16 when it was released. Really good memories.

  130. Hiro says:

    win win win!

  131. Jacqui Brown says:

    Fingers crossed…my fiance would LOVE this! :)

  132. Looks beautiful, will be happy if I win this.
    Thanks and greetings from Hungary,

  133. jim stewart says:

    excellent! thanks for the chance!

  134. Lee says:

    A fantastic record…that looks even better in blue!

  135. Daniel Robbins says:

    I’d love to win this!

  136. Stephen Barr says:

    Fantastic! I’ll keep my fingers crossed! :-)

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