Transvision Vamp – Velveteen (The ’59) #192

The ’59 2018 #192: 180711

Transvision Vamp – Velveteen (1989)

Jem of Jemtunes, born in 1959, has now turned 59. So ‘The ’59’ celebrates 59 years of cracking tunes with a few albums from each year – 1959 through 2018. Currently we’re at year 31 – 1989.

Velveteen was the second album from Transvision Vamp. Released in 1989, a year after their debut, the album provided such hits as “Baby I Don’t Care” which reached number 3 in the UK and Australia.

Velveteen went on to peak at number 1 on the UK album charts in 1989 and number 2 in Australia where it became the 39th highest selling album of the year.

A video was released to accompany the album. Entitled The Velveteen Singles, it featured the videos for all four singles released from the album, as well as “‘behind the scenes’ footage.