Boomkat Product Review:
The Hearpen Singles were released between 1975 and 1977. Initially remastered and included on vinyl in the ‘Elitism for the People 1975-1978’ box, and now on CD to coincide with the release of ‘Architecture of Language 1979-1982’ box set and the Coed Jail tour.
"This collection of singles includes ‘30 Seconds Over Tokyo’, ‘Heart of Darkness’ and ‘The Modern Dance’ amongst others. The Coed Jail Tour marks the release of the box with a set list drawn exclusively from the recordings of 1975-1982. Tom Herman, guitarist from 1975 to 1979 and from 1997 to 2002, rejoins the band for the tour. The line-up is David Thomas, Tom Herman, Robert Wheeler, Michele Temple and Steve Mehlman. Wheeler and Temple have been in Pere Ubu since 1994, Mehlman since 1995. Pere Ubu ‘Coed Jail!’"