THE BEES - Sunshine Hit Me - 2023 Reissue


THE BEES - Sunshine Hit Me - 2023 Reissue

Dispatch time: 2-7 Working Days

Label: PIAS

Release Date: 10/11/2023

Released originally by Wall of Sound sublabel We Love You in 2002, ‘Sunshine Hit Me’ was recorded and produced by founding members Paul Butler and Aaron Fletcher in a home garden studio - aka The Shed - on the Isle of Wight, and went on to receive a nomination for the Mercury Music Prize, 2003. 

Singles from the album include “No Trophy”, “Punchbag”, and a cover of Os Mutantes’ “A Minha Menina”.

Remastered at Electric Mastering in 2023, this new vinyl reissue marks the album’s first ever repress and will be available as a limited edition ‘mask’ blue coloured vinyl, matching the album’s iconic cover. 

This limited vinyl will also contain a download code for two bonus dub tracks.

A newly curated, expanded 1CD will also be released. This will feature 6 bonus tracks, including a previously unreleased song, “Seeds”.


  • Punchbag
  • Angryman
  • No Trophy
  • Binnel Bay
  • Sunshine
  • A Minha Menina
  • This Town
  • Sweet Like A Champion
  • Lying In The Snow
  • Zia
  • Sky Holds The Sun

CD Bonus Tracks

  • Seeds
  • You Got To Leave
  • Elain
  • Whistle Chop
  • Jackel Head
  • Out For The Count

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