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! 

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

  1. Stephen Barr says:

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

  2. Daniel Robbins says:

    I’d love to win this!

  3. Lee says:

    A fantastic record…that looks even better in blue!

  4. jim stewart says:

    excellent! thanks for the chance!

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

  6. Jacqui Brown says:

    Fingers crossed…my fiance would LOVE this! :)

  7. Hiro says:

    win win win!

  8. Jean Christophe DERRIEN says:

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

  9. Peter says:

    one of my all time favorites

  10. Thomas Hooper says:

    Love to win this!!

  11. Barry Grayshon says:

    Blue on blue. Nice.

  12. RPM says:


  13. I love blue vinyls!!!

  14. wolf says:

    hmmm… blue… :-)

  15. Denis says:

    That blue vinyl looks fantastic

  16. Darren Dilliway says:

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

  17. Stuart C says:


  18. Nick says:

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

  19. Alan Fenwick says:

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

  20. Paul B says:

    Yes, please -fingers crossed!

  21. Dermot says:

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

  22. 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!

  23. Jim Tweedie says:

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

  24. Thomas Inskeep says:

    Yay! Love this album, love this site!

  25. Michael says:

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

  26. Hans says:

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

  27. Hans says:

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

  28. Tobias says:

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

  29. Daneil Hunt says:

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

  30. Thomas møller says:

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

  31. darren says:

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

  32. Piotr says:

    I think I would like to win this.

  33. Gerd says:

    Raintown is a classic and looks great in blue!

  34. Dimitri says:

    wow fantastic album :)

  35. 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.

  36. raffaele says:

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

  37. Boaz Halmiach says:

    Another Super Deluxe Competition… good luck everyone!

  38. Rafa says:

    Wow! Beautiful edition for an awesome album!

  39. Skip says:

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

  40. Nigel Croft says:

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

  41. José Ramón says:


  42. Rocío Sánchez Fernández says:

    It’s mine!!!!!!!!!!

  43. Tom M says:

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

  44. Albais says:

    I want it, i want it!!!

  45. Ralf Hottum says:

    Nice one! Would love to Win !!!!

  46. Alan says:

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

  47. Graeme Johnston says:

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

  48. Kenneth says:

    Would love to win!

  49. David says:

    Come on!

  50. Alan says:

    Give it to me…pretty please!

  51. Robert says:

    would love to win this, huge fan of the album

  52. Amos says:

    Good luck!

  53. shane weir says:

    I’d love to win this!

  54. 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!

  55. Nigel says:

    I’d like to win this too!

  56. Mike Fisher says:

    Yes please!!!

  57. David Sharp says:

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

  58. Kerry Kemp says:

    Fingers crossed for the greatest album..

  59. 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)

  60. Kelly says:

    Fingers crossed I win as I never win anything

  61. Matt says:

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

  62. william says:

    I feel lucky…

  63. Avner says:

    Love it. Paint me blue if I win!!

  64. Steve says:

    Great Album, great band

  65. Paul says:

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

  66. Dion Padan says:

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

  67. Stuart says:

    Would love to win this. Classic album.

  68. Matt says:

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

  69. 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


  70. Craig says:

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

  71. Steve says:

    Gotta be in it to win it!!

  72. Javier Usano says:

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

  73. Luis G. says:

    Blue is the color!

  74. Luis G. says:

    Blue is the colour

  75. Daniel says:

    Great album by an excellent band

  76. marcel says:

    i want

  77. 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!!

  78. Del Medico says:

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

  79. Philippe Del Medico says:

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

  80. Hannah Oneill says:

    I’d Love this!

  81. Jens Iwarson says:

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

  82. 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.

  83. 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.

  84. Anthony says:


  85. Yoshiaki says:

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

  86. Michael Cuthbert says:

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

  87. 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..

  88. Chris says:

    Yes please

  89. Mikael says:

    It’s blue!!!!!

  90. mikel says:

    the soundtrack of the big decade

  91. Tim Harrison says:

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

  92. david says:

    me me me plz!

  93. Rosalind Sargent says:

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

  94. Michel says:

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

  95. Robert Zilli says:

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

  96. Egidio says:

    a blue love

  97. Dirk says:

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

  98. Melvin says:

    Great competition! I hope I win. :-)

  99. Barrie Phillips says:

    Fingers crossed

  100. Mike says:

    That hurricane day…….

  101. yuyikurt says:

    What a beautiful blue vinyl !

  102. 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.

  103. Inga says:

    Fantastic prize :)

  104. Lee Robertson says:

    Still sounding great after all these years
    Would love to win

  105. 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.

  106. Joey d'Entremont says:

    This would look great in my collection!

  107. Stefano Dighero says:

    Great! I hope to be the lucky one!

  108. ruben says:

    I want that piece of vinyl…

  109. Sarahann Tonner says:

    Enter me please, great vcompetition!

  110. Andy Taylor says:

    Would look great on my turntable!

  111. V.V. says:

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

  112. Peter Gilby says:

    Would love to win! fingers crossed

  113. Jennifer Dunford says:

    Thanks for the comp.

  114. Richard Rowley says:

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

  115. Kimm Bryan Arellano says:

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

  116. dave Butterfield says:

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

  117. Miroslav Kostadinov says:

    Blue vinyl… Nice!

  118. Linda Mayson says:

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

  119. Rhoda K says:

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

  120. Mary-Ann Pollard says:

    all my fingers are crossed this is a brilliant prize

  121. Tim Nuyts says:

    looks nice

  122. Dave Hayes says:

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

  123. Tony Dawson-Hill says:


  124. Joanna Smith says:

    I have a place in my collection ready and waiting!

  125. paula mulholland says:


  126. Gareth Richards says:

    Awesome, would love to win this ! Cheers guys !

  127. Alastair says:

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

  128. Mark Palmer says:

    would love to win

  129. Paul Witney says:

    Great prize, would love to win

  130. Emma Lewis says:

    I’d love to win this!

  131. Alice Hindley says:

    I’d love to win this!

  132. Kristy Brown says:

    Count me in!

  133. Javier J. Valencia says:

    Beatiful album, beatiful edition.

  134. David Irvine says:

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

  135. 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!

  136. karl probst says:

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

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