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Dec 2008

- a look back on the year


It's been a fantastic year for Subway Collective.   January and February saw the band complete their project studio which included installation of a brand new Prophet 08 from Dave Smith Instruments.  March and April saw new site updates including a brand new backstage area. 

May saw the announcement that Mute Records would be using two of Subway Collectives remixes to mark the Yazoo Reunion taking place in the summer.  Both "i before e except after c" and "Bad Connection" would be released and  "Bad Connection" would appear on the Reconnected EP release by Yazoo being launched as an iTunes exclusive track in June along with various promo DJ CD's (hard copies) by Mute

Subway Collectives "i before e except after c" 2+3 remix was also released at the same time as an exclusive track on  This was subsequently made available for download on both the Yazoo and Erasure official sites.  An underground eMarketing campaign also took place, seeing the track appear across the net on official myspace channels and various other electro blogs.  

July brought press coverage including Jonna's press interview with GMEN and August saw the band working together for the first time in 2009 on the brand new track "Throwawy Girl".  September brought another new track "Fall" followed by brand new site homepage including video and audio clips.  The remainder of the year the site was updated with new wallpapers and new images in the gallery.  Behind the scenes the band were busy engineering and mastering their new tracks ready for launch in 2009.  Phew! Hopefully more good things will be coming for the band in 2009 including their first album release.  Watch this space!


Nov 2008

- new videos on the homepage


The homepage has been updated and now includes mini video & audio clips.  These include two "highrise" clips, a "one day in a heatwave" clip with new remixed audio and a preview of a new song "Fall" amongst others.  These will random play each time the site is visited and will be changed over time so make sure you visit often!

Oct 2008

- new images, wallpaper and page links section


This month the site has been updated to include some new pictures in the "subway images" gallery, a new navigation panel at the top of this page to help get you to the relevant news item quickly and a long awaited new wallpaper to download in the desktop paterns area here.


Sept 2008

- new track "Fall" underway


Subway Collective are working on a new electronica / orchestral fusion piece called "Fall".  This will be the first of a four part ambient EP which feature elements of other Subway tracks along with new compositions combining to create a totally new themed listening experience.  More details to follow.



Aug 2008

- a new track "Throwaway Girl" underway with singer Lisa Skvis (aka Jamesdaughter)


Subway Collective and Lisa Skvis (aka Jamesdaughter) are back together and working on a new track "Throwaway Girl". A clip of this will be available on the audio gallery shortly. The song is a fusion of electroclash beats and strings which epitomizes Subway Collective's trademark sound. It's great to hear Lisa and Jonna's new work and feel it is up there with Subway's best. We hope you agree.



July 2008

- Jonna is interviewed about his remix work with Yazoo


Jonna has been interviewed about his work for Mute records remixing Yazoo tracks. He talks about how the work came about, his influences and what's currently on his turntable.

Click on the picture below or navigate to the new PR page so see a larger readable version of both articles.

- Press and PR page launched


A new press and links page has been added to the site as a useful guide to any web sites worthy of a mention and for including press releases and reviews that the Subway Collective receive. This will be added to and developed over the next couple of months so watch this space for more news.



June 2008

- limited 12" and digital download (featuring Subway Collective Remix)

YAZOO release the RECONNECTED EP on limited 12"

The EP features exclusive remixes from New York's Disco kings Hercules and Love Affair plus Das Shadow (Dave Gahan collaborators Christian Eigner and Andrew Phillpott), as well as brand new remixes of classic album tracks Goodbye '70's, Winter Kills and Ode To Boy., the digital download features exclusive remix of
Bad Connection by Subway Collective and State Farm Madhouse mix.

A. Situation (Hercules And Love Affair Remix)
A. Goodbye 70's (Black Light Odyssey Remix)
AA. Ode To Boy (Das Shadow Rewerk)
AA. Winter Kills (Electronic Periodic's Sub/ Piano Mix)

1. Situation (Hercules and Love Affair Remix)
2. Goodbye 70's (Black Light Odyssey Remix)
3. Ode To Boy (Das Shadow Rewerk)
4. Winter Kills (Electronic Periodic's Sub/ Piano Mix)
5. Bad Connection (Subway Collective Broadband Remix)
6. State Farm (Madhouse Mix)

Click on the logos below to purchase through the following channels


If that's not cool enough, you can still download for free four exclusive remixes including

one by Subway Collective - see post below


May 2008

FREE Subway Collective remix of Yazoo track I Before E Except After C 
- available free for a limited time now

Mute records have made available for a limited time, a series of web only remixes including the exclusive I Before E Except After C Subway Collective remix.  Alison Moyet's official site (AMCO) has also previewed this web only remix. 

Check out the links below to listen to this exclusive online release now:-

I Before E Except After C - 2 + 3 remix by Subway Collective

Ode To Boy - Ama Das Shadow Remix

Nobody's Diary - Origin of Essex Remix

Winter Kills - Electronic Periodic's Dub Mix

Two Subway remixes available on the Yazoo Reconnected Mute promo's

Subway Collective have submitted four remixes to Mute for the forthcoming Yazoo release on the 9th June.  The band are thrilled that two have been approved for release. 

The first of which Bad Connection will be available as a digital download on the forthcoming Reconnected EP and will also be available on two promo CDr's. The second - I Before E Except After C will be available as an online exclusive websites tba and on promo CDr. Both remixes are now available to DJ's through Mute's official promo CDr channel. 

The remix has also made it's debut on the official Erasure website here,
the official Yazoo site here and on Yazoo's myspace here.

See the complete promo release details below for track listings:-





01. SITUATION - 2008 Digital Remaster
02. SITUATION - Extended Version 2008 Digtial Remaster
03. DON'T GO - Remix 2008 Digital Remaster
04. DON'T GO - Re-Remix 2008 Digital Remaster
05. SITUATION - US 12" Mix 2008 Digital Remaster
06. SITUATION - Original US Dub 2008 Digital Remaster
07. THE OTHER SIDE OF LOVE - 2008 Digital Remaster
08. THE OTHER SIDE OF LOVE - Remixed Extended Version 2008 Digital Remaster
09. STATE FARM - 2008 Digital Remaster
10. NOBODY'S DIARY - Extended Version 2008 Digital Remaster
11. STATE FARM - Extended Version 2008 Digital Remaster
12. SITUATION - Re-Recorded Remix 2008 Digital Remaster


A.  NOBODY'S DIARY - Andy Bell & JC Remix
A.  NOBODY'S DIARY - Original Remaster

AA.NOBODY'S DIARY - Koishii & Hush Remix


01 NOBODY'S DIARY - Original Remaster
02 NOBODY'S DIARY - Andy Bell & JC Remix

03 NOBODY'S DIARY - Koishii & Hush Remix
04 NOBODY'S DIARY - GRN's 12" Remix


01 NOBODY'S DIARY - Andy Bell & JC Remix
02 DON'T GO - Todd Terry Freeze Mix
03 SITUATION - Hercules & Love Affair
04 SITUATION - Club 69 Future Funk Mix
05 GOODBYE 70'S - Black Light Odyssey Remix
06 NOBODY'S DIARY - Koishii & Hush Remix
07 SITUATION - US 12" Mix


01 NOBODY'S DIARY - Andy Bell & JC Remix
02 DON'T GO - Todd Terry Freeze Mix
03 SITUATION - Hercules & Love Affair
04 SITUATION - Club 69 Future Funk Mix
05 GOODBYE 70'S - Black Light Odyssey Remix
06 NOBODY'S DIARY - Koishii & Hush Remix
07 SITUATION - US 12" Mix


01 SITUATION - Hercules & Love Affair Remix
02 DON'T GO - Future Funk Squad Remix
03 SITUATION - Club 69 Remix


01 ODE TO BOY - Das Shadow's Rewerk
02 WINTER KILLS - Electronic Periodic's Sub/Piano Mix
03 BAD CONNECTION - Subway Collective Broadband Remix
04 I BEFORE E EXCEPT AFTER C - 2+3 Remix by Subway Collective

05 ODE TO BOY - Ama Das Shadow Dub Mix
06 WINTER KILLS - Electronic Periodic's Dub Mix
07 NOBODY'S DIARY - Origin of Essex Remix


01 SITUATION - Hercules and Love Affair Remix
02 GOODBYE 70's - Black Light Odyssey Remix
03 ODE TO BOY - Das Shadow Rewerk
04 WINTER KILLS - Electronic Periodic's Sub/Piano Mix
05 BAD CONNECTION - Subway Collective Broadband Remix
06 STATE FARM - Madhouse Mix

Site update - Homepage makeover

The homepage has been updated for the first time since its conception and is now looking smooth and features creative video snippets as well as exclusive web only audio clips.  The currently themes are all from video edits from the Highrise promo video, the audio being a stripped down version of Highrise.  We will be adding new video and audio clips over the forthcoming year.  If you haven't already seen it then check out the homepage here. (*hint-You can also click the bottom left square to scroll through the other video images)


April 2008

Mute release Yazoo 4 disc box set released 26th May


Mute's four disc Yazoo box set entitled "In Your Room" featuring Yazoo's seminal Upstairs at Erics and You and Me Both albums will be released on May 26th 2008.  The disc will feature remastered versions of both albums, a third disc featuring original remixes and b-sides and a DVD disc including the original Yazoo videos, a new interview with both Alison and Vince and a number of BBC live appearances including Top of the Pops.   See here for the full tracklisting.

Mute release Yazoo - Nobody's Diary EP 12th May



1)   Nobody’s Diary – Original Remaster
2)   Nobody’s Diary – Andy Bell & JC Remix
3)   Nobody’s Diary – Koishii & Hush Remix
4)   Nobody’s Diary – GRN’s 12” Remix

A.   Nobody’s Diary – Andy Bell & JC Remix
A.   Nobody’s Diary – Original Remaster
AA. Nobody’s Diary – Koishii & Hush Remix
Record Store will be doing a 12” and digital bundle offer including an exclusive mix - Nobody's Diary – Soil In The Synth Remix. 

See Mute Bank / Record Store here for details

Site update - Backstage Area


The band have often been asked about their software setup and so we have now included an extended backstage area.  This includes soft and hardware synths and covers the outboard gear used by the band in the project studio. Check it out here

Further development of the site is currently underway including updates to both audio galleries and a few other suprises all to be announced very soon.


March 2008

Full Highrise Video Now Up in the Visual Gallery


The final edit of the track Highrise is now up in the Video Gallery here to enjoy.  The video was filmed a couple of years ago and re-editted for this website and can also be found on YouTube. We hope to feature the second video for the track One Day in a Heatwave soon.

Project Studio Built


After a brief bout of patching and cabling the project studio will be up and running.  The band hope to utilise this space to complete a few outstanding projects and to enable most of the writing of new material to be done in their own space.  Here's hoping that means new material is on the way.  See the images below.




Feb 2008

The Backstage Area is Now Open


Check out the gear used by the band including their brand new baby, the strictly limited edition analogue monster Dave Smith Instrument's Prophet 08 SE here


Project Studio near to competion


The band are currently putting together a small project studio.  This will including cool new wall keyboard mounts, angled 20 unit rack units and a custom built studio desk space finished off with a gorgeous pair of limited edition white KRK RP6 monitors.  see below.  Studio pics will be added to the backstage area once the build is complete.

Yazoo tickets are now on general sale


Tickets are available from 1st February direct from the venue or online at, and


Jan 2008

Yazoo reconnect after 25 years


The speculation is over.  Yazoo's (Vince Clarke & Alison Moyet) have announced that they will reunite for the first time in over 25 years for Reconnected, a UK tour in June, starting in Glasgow on the 4th and culminating in a headline show at London's Hammersmith Apollo on the 18th.

Tickets are available from 1st February direct from the venue or online at, and

**** Exclusive ticket pre-sale available 25th January from


The tour is preceded by In Your Room - a 4 disc box set



The box set will include Remasters and 5.1 mixes of both Yazoo's classic albums Upstairs At Eric's and You And Me Both, a third disc - B-sides and remixes and the fourth disc will be a dvd featuring exclusive new interviews with Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet and the promo videos for Don't Go, The Other Side Of Love, Nobody's Diary, Situation (1990) and Only You (1999).

The joyous, unlikely coming together of Vince Clarke, who had just left Depeche Mode, and Alison Moyet lasted for only 2 albums, saw them performing only 24 concerts worldwide, but left an indelible mark on pop.

Yazoo released Upstairs At Eric's in July 1982 then parted company just 12 months later on release of the second album You And Me Both, which reached Number 1 in the UK.

Vince and Alison have since gone on to have their own successful careers, Vince with Erasure and Alison as a solo performer, both releasing Top 30

i before e except after c remix


With much speculation online over the Yazoo 25th anniversary releases it seemed appropriate that we have included a small clip of the i before e except after c 2 + 3 remix to listen to.  This remix is now available to listen to on the remixes page here.

New remix


Happy new year to all and we hope 2008 brings all you deserve and more. A great way to start the new year with the long overdue remix of Yazoo's i before e except after c 2+3 remix. For a limited time this remix can be listened to for core members of Alison Moyet's official forum, so join to listen to it today.


Oct 2007

New track


Finally an early instrumental of a new tune called Hidden Agenda has been uploaded to the audio gallery and is also featured on the subway myspace here.
The vibe of the track is classic subwaycollective - dark, brooding, urban soundscape and is filmesque in the extreme. A vocal version is currently being worked and will be on the site soon.