Some 33 years later, The Replacements have finally made a video for Pleased To Meet Me lead-off single “Can’t Hardly Wait” — and it’s been assembled from footage originally shot for the infamously banned-from-MTV clip for “The Ledge” then used for follow-up video “Alex Chilton.” Watch it right here.
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Rhino Records this fall will release a 3CD/1LP edition of The Replacements’ 1987 album Pleased To Meet Me, and the label is offering fans’ another taste of the previously unreleased material contained within: in this case, a demo of the record’s third track, “I Don’t Know.” Listen to it right here.
The Replacements’ Pleased To Meet Me gets the box set treatment this fall when Rhino Records releases a 3CD/1LP edition of the band’s fifth album stuffed with 29 previously unreleased demos, rough mixes and outtakes — including Bob Stinson’s final recordings with the ‘Mats. Hear six of the unreleased tracks here.
Rhino Records will release one of the highlights of The Replacements’ recent Dead Man’s Pop box set — the 29-song The Complete Inconcerated Live set — in a standalone 3LP, 140-gram black vinyl edition for this year’s installment of Record Store Day. Full details right here.
This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out Friday. May also include other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. This weeks’ releases include titles from The Replacements, KMFDM and more.
Rhino Records continues to dole out samples of the upcoming Dead Man’s Pop box set from The Replacements, a 4CD/1LP collection celebrating the Don’t Tell a Soul album and era that will include the two-disc The Complete Inconcerted Live — a set that includes the live version of “Alex Chilton” that you can hear here.
The Replacements have offered up a second taste of their “radically re-imagined” version of their 1989 record Don’t Tell a Soul in the form of version of “Achin’ to Be” recorded at their aborted first sessions in Bearsville, N.Y. You can stream the song right here and learn more about the reissue.
The Replacements have offered up the first taste of their “radically re-imagined” version of their 1989 record Don’t Tell a Soul in the form of the new Matt Wallace mix of album opener “Talent Show,” which, as promised, is a bit more rough-hewn than what was released 30 years ago. Listen here.
The Replacements — as they’re wont to do — have been teasing something on social media over the past couple days, tweeting a photo of tape reels on Wednesday and, on Thursday, an image of Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson with the date “7/23/19.” Check out the full tracklist right here.
Our friends at the Rockin’ the Suburbs podcast recently sat down with a man who is almost certainly the highest-ranking fan of The Replacements in the U.S. government: Tim Kaine, the U.S. senator from Virginia and former vice presidential candidate. You can now hear their conversation right here.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s haul includes releases from The Replacements, The Church, The Blow Monkeys, a-ha and The Selecter.
We’re still more than two weeks a way from the release of The Replacements’ vintage concert document For Sale: Live at Maxwell’s 1986, but if you’re itching to wrap your ears around some of those classic-era live tracks, here are six that have been released to whet fans’ appetites. Hear them here.
Leave it to Paul Westerberg to go off-schedule: After a string of Saturday song drops via his anonymous Soundcloud account, the former Replacement snuck out this week’s new song early, releasing “Come Hither,” a rollicking ode to morning coffee, last Wednesday. Stream it right here.
After dropping three new songs over the last three Saturdays, Paul Westerberg today doubled up, releasing the electric rocker “Dead Sick Of” via his anonymous Soundcloud account, plus a cover of Hank Williams’ “Someday You’ll Call My Name.” Listen to both right here.