‘The Collection’ makes End Of Year Top 10

Many thanks to Vive Le Rock magazine for awarding ‘The Collection’ the number three spot in their Reissues Of The Year 2023 round up. The new issue (#108) is in the shops now or can be ordered directly from the Vive Le Rock website. ‘The Collection’ is out now on Jungle Records and can be […]

Greg Brooks RIP

Play Dead and all our friends past and present are saddened to hear of the passing of our friend and colleague Greg Brooks. Both Rob and Wiff had known and been friends with Greg and all his family for many years, even before Play Dead. You couldn’t really not know Greg if you lived in […]

‘Play Dead- John Peel Sessions at the BBC’ available now.

 ‘Play Dead- John Peel Sessions at the BBC’ is available on Jungle Records now. Featuring 10 tracks originally recorded for the legendary DJ’s radio show between 1982-84, this marks the first time they have been made publicly available. Track listing: Effigy, Metallic Smile, Pray to Mecca, Propaganda, Gaze, The Tenant, Total Decline, Break, No Motive, […]

‘Play Dead- John Peel Sessions at the BBC’ LP pre-release

Play Dead and Jungle Records are pleased to announce the upcoming release of ‘Play Dead- John Peel Sessions at the BBC’ a collection of tracks recorded for the legendary DJ’s radio show, at various points between 1982-84. This 12″ album, in limited edition ‘duck egg blue’ vinyl, features ten tracks, six of which are alternate […]

New interview with Wiff

Wiff chats with David Eastaugh from the C86 show about the past, present and future. You can find the interview here- https://www.c86show.org/ (scroll down to the entry for April 24th)

‘The Collection’ now available for streaming.

‘The Collection’ is now available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer and many other platforms. Follow this link to find out where to play and/or purchase- https://orcd.co/playdeadthecollection

Play Dead ‘The Collection’ available now

March 3rd 2023 saw the release of ‘The Collection’, the first officially endorsed collection of Play Dead’s back catalogue. Featuring a selection of tracks chosen and sequenced by the band themselves, this album is released by Jungle Records and is available on 12″ blue vinyl and special CD digipack. LPSide 1– Burning Down/Isabel/Sin of Sins/Sacrosanct/PropagandaSide […]

More live photos added to Gallery

We have recently received a bunch of previously unseen photos of the band live at various points 1983-85. Venues include London’s Hammersmith Palais, Retford Porterhouse, Liverpool Planet X and Milana in Florence, Italy. Many thanks to Augusto Croce, Mark Beecham, Donald Muir, Suey Be, Kim Shadowland and John Dodgson for sending these pics to us. […]

Play Dead in ‘Vive Le Rock’ magazine, Jan 2023

  Play Dead are the subject of two articles in this month’s Vive Le Rock magazine (issue 99).  A special four page feature with new interviews has contributions from both Wiff and Pete, while ‘The Collection’ is the subject of a 9/10  album review, remarking that the band’s catalogue is “a plethora of stunning singles […]

‘The Collection’ available to pre-order now

Play Dead and Jungle Records are pleased to announce the upcoming release of ‘Play Dead- The Collection’ a brand new, career-spanning anthology that is the first ever officially endorsed compilation of the band’s material. Featuring a selection of songs chosen by the band themselves, the limited-edition blue vinyl LP features ten of their most essential […]