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Kirsty MacColl reissues coming in autumn 2012 from Salvo Music

Kirsty MacColl reissues in the autumn from Salvo MusicSalvo Music are set to reissue British singer-songwriter Kirsty MacColl‘s first four albums later this year.

Desperate Character, her 1981 debut, will be released on CD for the first time and Kite (1989), Electric Landlady (1991) and Titanic Days (1993) will all see expanded reissues with copious amounts of bonus material likely to be spread over 2CD issues.

UK industry publication Music Week also report that a charity tribute album recorded at the Shepherds Bush Empire in 2010 featuring performances of Kirsty’s best loved songs by artists including Ellie Goulding, Amy MacDonald, Alison Moyet and Billy Bragg, is also set for release.

Kirsty MacColl died tragically, in a boating accident in Mexico, in December 2000, the same year her last, critically acclaimed, studio album Tropical Brainstorm was released.

Below: Kirsty performs Walking Down Madison (from Electric Landlady) on Top of the Pops in 1991

 

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