Spoon - Gimme Fiction - New Vinyl 2015 Merge Records 10th Anniversary Deluxe 2 Lp Reissue on 180gram Vinyl w/ Bonus Demos LP - Indie Rock
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Spoon classic, Merge will release a deluxe limited-edition version of Gimme Fiction on double-LP (180g) and double-CD. The reissue contains the album remastered by Howie Weinberg from the original tapes, a second disc with 12 previously unreleased demos from the era, nine additional bonus tracks via digital download, and a full-color book containing photos and an extensive oral history of the making of the album. The deluxe LP package will also include a 24” x 36” poster. Gimme Fiction dragged the sonic pointillism of Kill the Moonlight further into dub-influenced weirdness as the increasingly confident Spoon went crazy in the studio, experimenting with everything from warped hip-hop samples to horse whinnies. How all this directionless Dylan worship and psychedelic goofing resulted in an album as sharply realized as Gimme Fiction is a testament solely to Spoon’s self-assurance and tastefulness (and some hard work, and a bit of luck, etc.). Whatever digging or strange alchemy had to go into it, they only produced more gold. Gimme Fiction deserves special recognition because it’s the album where Spoon—backed into a corner—took some crazy leaps, all of them forward. It’s a “departure point” for a band that, lucky for us, has never made a real departure. And when it came time for a reissue, we knew it deserved a lasting place on vinyl, right alongside every other indispensable record in Spoon’s discography.
|Disc One - The Original LP|
|A1||The Beast And Dragon, Adored|
|A2||The Two Sides Of Monsieur Valentine|
|A3||I Turn My Camera On|
|A4||My Mathematical Mind|
|A5||The Delicate Place|
|B1||I Summon You|
|B2||The Infinite Pet|
|B3||Was It You?|
|B4||They Never Got You|
|B5||Merchants Of Soul|
|Disc Two - Home Demos|
|C1||I Summon You (First Demo)|
|C2||Was It You?|
|C3||I've Been Good Too Long|
|C4||Sister Jack (Piano Demo)|
|C5||The Beast And Dragon, Adored|
|C6||My Mathematical Mind|
|D1||They Never Got You|
|D2||The Two Sides Of Monsieur Valentine|
|D3||The Delicate Place|
|D4||The Infinite Pet|
|D5||Merchants Of Soul|
|D6||Dear Mr. Landlord|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Merge Records
- Copyright (c) – Merge Records
- Copyright (c) – Precious Fluids
- Published By – Precious Fluids
- Published By – Bug
- Recorded At – Public Hi-Fi
- Mixed At – Brooklyn Bridge Studio
- Mixed At – Public Hi-Fi
- Mixed At – Two Coves
- Mastered At – Trutone Mastering Labs
- Mastered At – Record Technology Incorporated – 24429
- Artwork – Sean McCabe
- Design [Redesign] – Maggie Fost
- Engineer [Additional Engineering For The Reissue] – Brad Bell, Jordan Korn, Matt Gerhard
- Mastered By – Howie Weinberg (tracks: C1 to D6)
- Mastered By [Vinyl] – Carl
- Mixed By – Britt Daniel (tracks: C1 to D6), Jim Eno (tracks: C1 to D6)
- Performer, Recorded By – Britt Daniel (tracks: C1 to D6)
- Photography By [Amoeba In-Store Photo] – Danny Dawson
- Photography By [Band Photo] – Marika Ripke
- Producer – Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Mike McCarthy
- Remastered By – Howie Weinberg (tracks: A1 to B5)
- Research [Research For The Reissue] – Brad Bell, Matt Gerhard
- Songwriter – Britt Daniel
10-year Anniversary Deluxe Reissue.
Remastered from original tapes.
Bonus LP of 12 previously unreleased demos from the era.
Full-size 24-page booklet with oral history & photos.
Nine Additional digital bonus tracks.
2' x 3' Poster.
180g vinyl // Full download included.