This little web site contains the archive of the Arab Strap album called "Coming Down", of which only 5 copies were made and given to close friends of the group. Due to the kindness of strangers and the Internet you too can hear the tracks.
The Great Lost Arab Strap Album?
No, not really.
"It's Arab Strap by name only - Malcolm wasn't involved at the time, but we decided to use the name because we couldn't think of anything better."
Aidan Moffat: Vocals and Drums
Jason Taylor: Guitars
Stuart Dick: bass, melodica and vocals
It is any good? Well, Aidan doesn't seem to think so:
But feel free to make your own mind up. My recommend tracks are Thanks for Having Me, For Lyn and Panther.
All Songs by Arab Strap, Except "The Love Theme from Star Wars" written by John Williams arranged by Arab Strap.
And Finally, I'd like to thank Aidan for giving permission for me to distribute the files. You can read the whole sorry mess Here