Project image
)}
£2,915
pledged of £4,500pledged of £4,500 goal
57
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Wed, September 19 2018 9:14 PM UTC +00:00
£2,915
pledged of £4,500pledged of £4,500 goal
57
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Wed, September 19 2018 9:14 PM UTC +00:00

About

Peter Skellern was signed to Decca records as a solo artist from 1972 to 1975. In this time he recorded three albums, a number of non album singles tracks and recordings only released on a compilation called “Hold On To Love”. The first two albums received a limited CD release in the late 1980’s and the third “Holding My Own” has not appeared on CD in complete form. (All tracks have been on CD but scattered around different compilations).

This set brings together all three albums in their original track order with bonus material in the form of contemporary single and compilation tracks.

The CD’s will also include 4 recordings new to CD. The remix of “And So It Passes” released only on the Compilation “Hold On to Love”, the ultra rare Deram single release by The March Hare” – two Skellern originals (Featuring Peter as a member of the band) and a song called “Putting My Baby To Sleep” written by Peter and sung by Lois Laine.

All recordings will be digitally remastered by Richard Moore at Mint Audio from the original master tapes.

The 3 CD set will feature;

You're A Lady - Decca SKL 5151

1 You're A Lady 2 A Sad Affair 3 Keep In Your Own Backyard 4 Ain't Life Something 5 Don't It Matter Anymore 6 Manifesto 7 Now I've Seen The Light 8 Apollo 11 9 Our Jackies Getting Married 10 Every Home Should Have One 11 Rock On 12 Roll On Rhoda 13 All Last Night 14 My Lonely Room 15 Goodnight 16 Symphonion.

Not Without A Friend - Decca SKL 5178

1 Send My Heart To San Francisco 2 Big Time Indian Chief 3 Still Magic 4 Rocking Chair 5 Piano Rag 6 Misguided Youth 7 And So It Passes 8 Winter Song 9 No More Sunday Papers 10 Song To The Critics 11 Hymn Song

Holding My Own - Decca SKL 5191

1 Abdul Abulbul Amir  2 Up For The Shoot  3 The Streaker  4 The Tattooed Lady  5 She Had To Go And Lose It At The Astor  6 Skin And Bone  7 Honey Chil'  8 Society Ladies  9 That Is The End Of The News  10 Vicarious Vestments  11 Uncle Sam  12 The End Of The Show

Bonus Tracks

The March Hare : Have We Got News For You / Could Make It There With You

Peter Skellern Singles : I Don't Know / Roll Away /Somebody Call Me Tonight / Sleepy Guitar / Hold On To Love / Too Much, I'm In Love

From the Album "Hold On To Love" : And So It Passes (Remix) / Georgia Moon / Lie Safely There / Lean Back (And Let It Happen) / Make It Easy For Me

Lois Laine : Putting My Baby To Sleep.

The set will include a booklet with discographical details and more - Exact details can not be confirmed until funding is complete, but will hopefully include photographs and cover art from the Decca years. (I also hope to include what session details are available but Universal will not look into this until contracts are signed).

Should the funding be successful, this will allow the first pressing of 500 copies to be made. Should this pressing sell out the proceeds will be used to press a further 500 copies. It is likely that the set will only be available in limited numbers.

Any profit from this release will contribute to a follow up project consisting of mainly unreleased recordings. Your pledge of £20 is the purchase price of the CD. There is an additional postage charge for your item based on location.

There are no major additional rewards available for this release as we are saving those for the next set, however If you wish to help fund this project further by paying a little more, your name will be included in the CD Booklet as a thank you.

Should you wish to contribute a larger amount to the project – for a suitable credit, please get in touch.

Costings include manufacturing costs, mechanical royalties and MCPS fees. A 5% charge by Kickstarter and 3% (+20p) card processing charge is also included.

This release is with the support of the Skellern estate, but they are not involved with the production or distribution of this product, which is the responsibility of Mint Audio Records.

Risks and challenges

This project is subject to clearance being granted by the Rights Owners, the master tapes have been researched and will be transferred if the license is granted.

Only sticking points are photographic rights and certain information for the booklet. None of this should prevent the issue of the CD set, but may cause the project to take a little longer than planned.

Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
Questions about this project? Check out the FAQ

Support

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge £20 or more About US$ 24

    CD

    For £20 you will receive a copy of the CD

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    28 backers
    £

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  2. Select this reward

    Pledge £30 or more About US$ 36

    CD plus thank you credit

    For £30 you will receive a copy of the CD plus your name will be recorded in the "Thanks" in the booklet

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    26 backers
    £

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  3. Select this reward

    Pledge £250 or more About US$ 304

    Executive producer credit

    For £250 you will receive a copy of the CD plus you will be named as executive producer on the project - In Large Bold letters.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    1 backer
    £

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.
  4. Select this reward

    Pledge £1,000 or more About US$ 1,216

    Pledge £1000 or more

    For £1000 you will receive a copy of the CD plus you will be named as executive producer on the project - In Large Bold letters. "A special thanks"credit and the grateful thanks of all Peter Skellern fans! CD sent with no postage cost.

    Less
    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    1 backer
    £

    By pledging you agree to Kickstarter's Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy.

    Kickstarter is not a store.

    It's a way to bring creative projects to life.

    Learn more about accountability.

Funding period

- (30 days)