Ride – “Leave Them All Behind”

Ride – “Leave Them All Behind”

Last year, I marked the 29th anniversary of Ride’s Going Blank Again with a “Twisterella” post so this year – the much rounder 30th birthday – here’s the record’s opening track. While understandable that the video uses the radio edit – it’s doubtful the full eight-plus minutes would have cracked the UK top 10 – it still feels like sacrilege.

And, like last year, the live clip taken from the Live At Brixton bonus DVD from 2012’s 20th anniversary reissue of GBA:

And because why not, a couple of 1992 television appearances – January on The Word and February on Top Of The Pops:

And post-reunion, here’s some in-studio session versions. April 2015 for KCRW in Los Angeles and September 2017 at KEXP in Seattle:

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