25 years after they last hit the top 10 of the UK album charts, Ride today have entered the UK charts at a very impressive number 7. It was an amazing week, intially there was Album of the Day on 6Music followed by all the instore events, then on Monday came the news that the album was sitting at number 4 (yes, NUMBER FOUR!) in the UK album charts. The midweek top 10 chart As is often the case for bands with a big following, as the week progresses they drop down a few places in the charts because the fanbase buys the album on release day. In the end the album is sitting at number 7 which is wonderful news and their highest chart placing since 1994's Carnival of Light. UK Top Ten week commencing 23rd August 2019 Full list of UK chart placings for RIDE albums is below Nowhere (October 1990 ) 11 Going Blank Again (March 1992) 5Carnival of Light (June 1994 ) 5 Tarantula (March 1996) 21Weather Diaries (June 2017) 11This Is Not a Safe Place (August 2019) 7 Watch Ride performing on UK music show Top of The Pops the week they were in the top 10 singles chart. Below you can see where Ride were placed across all the various album charts. Number 2 in the vinyl charts Number 3 in the physical (vinyl, cd and cassette) chart Number 4 in the sales charts which includes everything except streaming,
Uptight (Furthest Sense) Perfect Time Smile Four Track demo, recorded in Steve's room. This version of 'Smile' can be found on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'
Future Love Repetition Shadows Behind The Sun Lannoy Point Kill Switch Jump Jet Twisterella Vapour Trail
Creation Records CD - CRECD126 Chelsea Girl Drive Blind All I Can See Close My Eyes Like A Daydream Silver Furthest Sense Perfect Time made in the U.K. distributed by pinnacle Produced by Ride Chelsea Girl, Drive Blind, All I can See, Close My Eyes: recorded at Union Studios, Oxford, England by Calvin and Alan. Remixed at Arkantide Studios, London by James and Bill Like A Daydream, Silver, Furthest Sense, Perfect Time: recorded at Blackwing studios, London by Ken. Like A Daydream remixed at Matrix studios, London by Alan Moulder The domestic issue of this compilation, featuring the tracks from the 'Ride' and 'Play' EPs
Polar Bear Seagull Twisterella Unfamiliar Cool Your Boots Black Nite Crash OX4 Dreams Burn Down Time of Her Time Chrome Waves Paralysed Taste Vapour Trail Drive Blind Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Leave Them All Behind
Leave Them All Behind Like A Daydream Going Blank Again Perfect Time Making Judy Smile Taste Chrome Waves Vapour Trail Mouse Trap Seagull Dreams Burn Down Time Of Her Time Drive Blind Fan-Club only gig 'Like a Snowflake' 7" single & event-exclusive T Shirt sold for £5 at the gig Support from Lush Image kindly donated by Heike Wagner
Lannoy Point Charm Assault Seagull Weather Diaries Taste Dreams Burn Down Pulsar Cali Twisterella Impermanence Lateral Alice From Time to Time Leave Them All Behind All I Want OX4 Vapour Trail Drive Blind White Sands Grasshopper Chelsea Girl
Leave Them All Behind Like A Daydream Unfamiliar Beneath Dreams Burn Down Going Blank Again Today Vapour Trail Perfect Time Chrome Waves Taste Chelsea Girl Nowhere All I Can See Decay Polar Bear Seagull Drive Blind
Moonlight Medicine That Man Like A Daydream Walk On Water Magical Spring Birdman Only Now Twisterella I Don't Know Where It Comes From From Time To Time Let's Get Lost Seagull Leave Them All Behind Drive Blind Support from Ash
How Does It Feel To Feel? 1000 Miles Let's Get Lost Ox4 Natural Grace Birdman Only Now Magical Spring Chelsea Girl At The End Of The Universe Drive Blind 'Black Session' for Radio Inter, France
Seagull Taste Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Silver Paralysed Furthest Sense Perfect Time Drive Blind Chelsea Girl Supported by Charlottes
Contains the same tracks as the audio version of the EP. Unfamiliar Sennen Beneath Today Directed by James Deegan, Angus Cameron and Kevin Kerslake Produced by Angus Cameron, Max Abyss, Silvey & Company Japanese Lazer Disc version also contained Chelsea Girl, Like a Daydream, Taste and Vapour Trail. Also available as part of a box set with the Brixton video. Review from Select Magazine
Jump Jet Future Love Leave Them All Behind Charm Assault Unfamiliar 15 Minutes Dial Up Repetition Lannoy Point End Game All I Want OX4 Taste Kill Switch Drive Blind In A Different Place Vapour Trail In This Room Seagull Support was from Soft Cavalry featuring Steve Queralt on bass.
Chelsea Girl Drive Blind I'm Fine Thanks Cassette sold at early gigs. This was the band's third demo, but first in a recording studio: it is also the only demo recording the band sold commercially Some copies invert the track running order Some copies in handwritten/letrasetted sleeve Inserts vary 'Drive Blind' from this demo was later released on the Ride EP 'I'm Fine Thanks' released on‘Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95‘ compilation Bottom two images courtesy Ride - The Network