In October 2020, the last release in the series featuring BBC sessions was released. This one was a 7″ single featuring new song “Don’t Ask Me” along with versions of “Panama” and “No”.
Current unreleased songs include “Telemark” and “Don’t Give Up Without a Fight”.
In August 2020, as part of the At The Edge of The Sofa virtual festival, we heard a new track, “You’re Just a Habit That I’m Trying to Break”. Here’s the video for that:
This was released in February 2021 as part of Locked Down and Stripped Back along with the new cover of Sleeper’s ‘We Should Be Together’.
In October 2020, the full band played an online gig and it featured the debut of a song with the working title of “Mel 3”. DLG confirmed in February 2021, this was now called “Once Bitten”.
‘Bond Girls’ (Cinerama – unreleased)
There are also several songs written as either The Lost Pandas or in the early days of The Wedding Present but never officially released. These include:
‘I Told You I Care’
‘Nervous Man In A Four Dollar Room’*
‘Story Of My Life’
‘Twenty Two’ (riff later used on ‘I’m Not Always So Stupid‘)
‘Will You Be Up There?’*
‘You Can’t Make It On Your Own’
*These two songs were on a demo cassette (Recorded at The Billiard Room, Leeds in 1984) along with ‘(The Moment Before) Everything’s Spoiled Again’ and a cover of ‘White Christmas’.
** There’s a fun video using the rehearsal recording of this song here