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Weezer

Weezer (Blue Album)

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Weezer, with its simple blue cover featuring a group band shot, was not like anything most kids in 1994 had heard before, taking its nerdy cues from strange places the 1950s, comic books, Dungeons & Dragons, the Bible and producer Ric Ocasek, pop auteur of The Cars. Initially released without a single or much notice, the album's sales started slow but eventually reached triple platinum status, spending 78 weeks on the chart and peaking at No. 16 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. It has sold 3.7 million copies in the U.S alone. Local radio play for 'Undone The Sweater Song' prompted an official release and video directed by then rising star Spike Jonze. The video featured the band performing on a soundstage, joined by a wandering pack of dogs. Their next Jonze-directed innovative video for 'Buddy Holly' helped spike the band s popularity and won four MTV video awards. The song rose to No. 2 on Billboard s US Modern Rock chart, one of three top 10 hits for Weezer. The album's esteem has only continued to rise in the decades since its release and its impact has been magnified. Rolling Stone placed the Blue album in both its lists of top 500 albums (No. 297) and top 100 debut albums, where it was No. 35: 'When it came out, Weezer's debut was merely a cool, quirky power-pop album with a couple of hit singles: 'Buddy Holly' and 'Undone (The Sweater Song).' But Rivers Cuomo's band became a major influence to the young sad-sack punkers who today claim Weezer as one of emo's pioneers. Mixing winking deadpan delivery with serious hooks, guarded sensitivity and a deep disinterest in alt-rock's then-roiling culture wars, they came up with a record that's aged much better than a lot of the serious indie-rock of the time.'
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Silversun Pickups

Widow's Weeds [LP]

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Widow's Weeds, produced by Butch Vig, is the fifth studio album from Silversun Pickups.

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Melvins

Stag

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MELVINS - STAG - The popular and influential American rock band The Melvins recorded their eighth studio album Stag in 1996. A departure from their signature grunge style, the band explored new musical avenues on this record.. 180 gram audiophile vinyl
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Bush

Razorblade Suitcase (In Addition) [Blck & White Swirl Vinyl]

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Razorblade Suitcase: In Addition 20th Anniversary Remastered 2xLP 180 gram black and white swirl vinyl Featuring 4 Rare Bonus Tracks from Razorblade Suitcase era- Old, Sleeper, Broken TV and Bubbles Metallic silver gatefold vinyl with new, re-interpreted art and design, printed inner sleeves and huge poster with complete album lyrics (includes lyrics for 3 songs not available on original album art) Inside of the gatefold includes liner notes from original album producer Steve Albini
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Butthole Surfers

Rembrandt Pussyhorse [Vinyl]

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Limited vinyl LP repressing of this 1986 release from the controversial Alt-Rock veterans including digital download. This classic and influential LP captures the band at their peak, drawing from Punk, Rock, Psychedelic and experimental influences for a truly inspired and unmistakably unique sound.
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Mudhoney

Under a Billion Suns [Vinyl]

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For 18 years, Mudhoney has proved to be one of the most consistently electrifying acts to survive the grunge implosion, whatever that was. The wolfish howls of singer Mark Arm, soulful splatterings of guitarist Steve Turner, and frenzied fills of drummer Dan Peters have produced nine albums to date, most of which are considered neo-garage classics.Produced by three notable knobsters, Phil Ek, Johnny Sangster, and Tucker Martine. Sub Pop. 2006.
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Mudhoney

Digital Garbage [LP]

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Since the late '80s, Mudhoney – the Seattle-based foursome whose muck-crusted version of rock, shot through with caustic wit and battened down by a ferocious low end – has been a high-pH tonic against the ludicrous and the insipid. Thirty years later, the world is experiencing a particularly high-water moment for both those ideals. But just in time, vocalist Mark Arm, guitarist Steve Turner, bassist Guy Maddison, and drummer Dan Peters are back with Digital Garbage, a barbed-wire-trimmed collection of sonic brickbats. Arm's raw yawp and his bandmates' long-honed chemistry make Digital Garbage an ideal release valve for the 2018 pressure cooker. "My sense of humor is dark, and these are dark times," says Arm. "I suppose it’s only getting darker." Digital Garbage opens with the swaggering "Nerve Attack," which can be heard as a nod both to modern-life anxiety and the ever-increasing threat of warfare. The album's title comes from the outro of "Kill Yourself Live," which segues from a revved-up Arm organ solo into a bleak look at the way notoriety goes viral. Arm says: "people really seem to find validation in the likes—and then there's Facebook Live, where people have streamed torture and murder, or, in the case of Philando Castile, getting murdered by a cop. In the course of writing that song, I thought about how, once you put something out there online, you can’t wipe it away. It’s always going to be there—even if no one digs it up, it’s still out there floating somewhere." Appropriately enough, bits of recent news events float through the record: “Please Mr. Gunman," on which Arm bellows "We'd rather die in church!" over his bandmates' careening charge, was inspired by a TV-news bubblehead's response to a 2017 church shooting, while the ominous refrain that opens the submerged-blues of "Next Mass Extinction" calls back to last summer's clashes in Charlottesville. Mudhoney's core sound—steadily pounding drums, swamp-thing bass, squalling guitar wobble, Arm's hazardous-chemical voice—remains on Digital Garbage, which the band recorded with longtime collaborator (and Digital Garbage pianist) Johnny Sangster at the Seattle studio Litho. The anti-religiosity shimmy "21st Century Pharisees" builds its case with Maddison's woozy synths, which Arm says “add a really nice touch to the proceedings.” Digital Garbage closes with "Oh Yeah," a brief celebration of skateboarding, surfing, biking, and the joy provided by these escape valves. "I would’ve really just loved to write songs about just hanging out on the beach, and going on a nice vacation," says Arm. "But, you know, that probably doesn’t make for great rock." Mudhoney, however, know what does make great rock—and the riffs and fury of Digital Garbage will stand the test of time, even if the particulars fade away. "I've tried to keep things somewhat universal, so that this album doesn’t just seem like of this time—hopefully some of this stuff will go away," Arm laughs. "You don’t want to say in the future, 'Hey, those lyrics are still relevant. Great!'”

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Sleater-Kinney

The Center Won't Hold [LP]

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“How does brokenness walk? Or move through the world?” says guitarist/vocalist Carrie Brownstein about The Center Won’t Hold, Sleater-Kinney’s tenth studio album. “We’re always mixing the personal and the political but on this record, despite obviously thinking so much about politics, we were really thinking about the person – ourselves or versions of ourselves or iterations of depression or loneliness – in the middle of the chaos.” The Center Won’t Hold is Sleater-Kinney’s midnight record on the doomsday clock. After twenty-five years of legendary collaboration, rock’n’roll giants Brownstein, Corin Tucker, and Janet Weiss rise to meet the moment by digging deeper and sounding bigger than we’ve heard them yet. Here are intimate battle cries. Here are shattered songs for the shattered survivors. The Center Won’t Hold drops you into the world of catastrophe that touches on the election,” says guitarist/vocalist Tucker of the title track. “We’re not taking it easy on the audience. That song is meant to be really heavy and dark. And almost like a mission statement, at the end of that song, it’s like we’re finding our way out of that space by becoming a rock band. 

Sleater-Kinney - The Center Won't Hold [LP]
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Foo Fighters

Wasting Light

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Produced by Butch Vig and mixed by Alan Moulder, Wasting Light was recorded entirely on analog tape in the garage of Grohl's home in California's San Fernando Valley. The no computers/no software back to basics approach has resulted in arguably the strongest and most cohesive effort of the band s 15-year-plus career: From first single Rope to the frenetic opener Bridge Burning to the beautifully bipolar These Days to stunning guest spots from Bob Mould ( Dear Rosemary") and Krist Novoselic ("I Should Have Known"), Wasting Light is a singular triumph: a band that's headlined arenas, stadiums and festivals the world over stripping itself down to the bare essentials and coming up with a world class band's finest hour.
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Foo Fighters

There Is Nothing Left To Lose [Vinyl]

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One of the biggest and most important rock bands in the world releases this long out of print vinyl.
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Mad Season

Above [Import]

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Exclusively remastered double LP 180 gram audiophile pressing.

Pearl Jam + Alice In Chains + Screaming Trees = MAD SEASON

The lone album from the iconic Seattle supergroup. Includes three brand new tracks featuring Mark Lanegan.

Originally released in 1995.

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Prophets Of Rage

Prophets Of Rage [Red LP]

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Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk of Rage Against The Machine, Chuck D and DJ Lord of Public Enemy and B-Real of Cypress Hill have lived the resistance from day one. So it's no surprise that in the midst of 2016's tumultuous election, the revolutionary musicians would join together as Prophets of Rage to combat the coming storm, whatever it may be.

While the fierce independence and enduring influence of their collective lineage is nearly impossible to overstate, these creative kindred spirits knew immediately this was a different beast. Set for release in September of 2017, Prophets of Rage, their explosive, self-titled debut LP, exemplifies the band's commitment to creating a more decent and humane world. The 12 tracks, produced by Brendan O'Brien fuse the diverse styles, sonic firepower and hard-hitting social consciousness of the group's previous work into an inventive and commanding new musical statement.

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Frank Black

Frank Black [LP]

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Record Store Day Indie Exclusive pressing

Orange Vinly limited to 2,500 copies

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Frank Black

Teenager Of The Year [LP]

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Frank Black's 2nd solo album post Pixies

Record Store Day Indie Exclusive pressing

Double LP white vinly limited to 2,500 copies

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No Doubt

Tragic Kingdom

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Vinyl LP pressing. TRAGIC KINGDOM was the third studio album by American rock band No Doubt. It is the final album to feature original keyboardist Eric Stefani, who left in 1994. The album was produced by Matthew Wilder and recorded in eleven studios in the Greater Los Angeles Area between March 1993 and October 1995. Between 1995 and 1998, seven singles were released from it, including 'Just a Girl', which charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and the UK Singles Chart; and 'Don't Speak', which reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay and peaked in the top five of many international charts. It has sold over sixteen million copies worldwide; and was certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in the United States and Canada, platinum in the United Kingdom, and triple platinum in Australia.
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No Doubt

No Doubt [LP]

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To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of No Doubt’s self-titled debut, UMe is pleased to issue ‘No Doubt’ on vinyl for the first time. This 180g pressing features the original track listing, along with a new, never-before seen photo, added to the LP jacket.

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Blind Melon

Blind Melon

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Vinyl LP repressing. BLIND MELON was the eponymous debut album by acclaimed rock band Blind Melon, released in 1992, featuring breakthrough single 'No Rain'. Fronted by singer Shannon Hoon (who can be heard doing backing vocals on Guns N Roses' Use Your Illusion I and II) Blind Melon had a distinctive sound, influenced by Southern Rock and Psychedelic Rock. Songs like 'Soak the Sin' and 'Tones of Home' evoke Hard Rock with a funky sound; 'Time' resembles Grateful Dead-style improvisational music and acoustic songs like 'Change' and 'No Rain' hinted at Pop and Folk influences. The band recorded the bulk of the album with producer Rick Parashar (who had produced Pearl Jam's 'Ten') at London Bridge Studio in Seattle, Washington. Blind Melon's production is marked by the use of outdated amplifiers and other antiquated studio technology. Modern studio effects were not used in it's production as the band wanted to create a pure and intimate sounding record.
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Liam Gallagher

Why Me? Why Not. [RSD BF 2019]

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A picture disc version of the new solo album from Oasis' Liam Gallagher. 

“Shockwave”, “One of Us”, “Once”, “Now That I’ve Found You”, “Halo”, “Why Me? Why Not.”, “Be Still”, “Alright Now”, “Meadow”, “The River”, “Gone”


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blink-182

NINE [LP]

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NINE is the new album from Grammy nominated California rock heavyweights, blink-182. The album features soon to be classics “Darkside,” “Happy Days,” “Generational Divide,” “Blame It On My Youth,” and others.

blink-182 is Mark Hoppus (vocals/bass), Travis Barker (drums) and Matt Skiba (vocals/guitar). Since their humble beginnings in 1992 in San Diego, blink-182 have sold over fifty million albums worldwide and rocked audiences around the globe, becoming one of the defining and inspirational rock bands of their generation.

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Perry Farrell

Kind Heaven [LP]

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The new album from Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell, vinyl includes a digital download card of the Dolby ATMOS Mix of the album.

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Sublime

Roots of Sublime [RSD BF 2019]

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A band of Long Beach rag-tag punks created a revolutionary blend of music that brought together a community of reggae, tattooed-punks, Rastafarians, surfers, Chicanos, hip-hoppers and others to define an entire era and lifestyle that lives on now more than ever.

This collection celebrates the musical heroes and influences that inspired Sublime by pairing up their version with the original musical recording. RESPECT YOUR ROOTS

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SUBLIME - "Foolish Fool"
DEE DEE WARWICK - "Foolish Fool"

SUBLIME - "Pawn Shop"
WAILING SOULS - "War Deh Round A John Shop"

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SUBLIME - "Rivers of Babylon"
MELODIANS - "Rivers of Babylon"

SUBLIME - "I Love My Dog"
BAD BRAINS - "I Luv I Jah"

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Pearl Jam

Live At Easy Street [RSD 2019]

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Pearl Jam's live performance at Seattle's Easy Street Records in 2005 now available on vinyl for RSD 2019, for which they are the AMBASSADORS

1) 1/2 Full 2) Lukin 3) American In Me 4) Save You 5) Bleed For Me 6) The New World 7) Porch

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Lit

A Place In The Sun [Limited Edition White LP]

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Vinyl reissue of Lit's smash album, A Place In The Sun, pressed on White Vinyl! The album features the hits "Miserable," "Zip-Lock" and the multi-platinum "My Own Worst Enemy."

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Stone Temple Pilots

Stone Temple Pilots [2018 LP]

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2018 release. This self-titled Stone Temple Pilots release marks the band's first album with the new lead singer, Jeff Gutt. Despite being one of the best-selling bands of the 1990s with platinum records and a Grammy to it's credit, guitarist Dean DeLeo says, "This new incarnation of STP is focused on what lies ahead. The best way for us to honor our past is to build on it and keep making new music." The band does just that on Stone Temple Pilots. Straight-ahead rockers like the first single "Meadow" and "Never Enough" channels the gritty guitars and swaggering rhythms that STP perfected on Core (1992), Purple (1994), and No. 4 (1999). "Roll Me Under" glides along a nimble bass line before slamming hard into gear during the chorus, where Gutt's muscular baritone roars against a rage of power chords.
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Pearl Jam

Gigaton [2LP]

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2LP – Double Vinyl w/ 3-sides audio and 1-side etched; includes 32-page booklet

Pearl Jam will release their much-anticipated eleventh studio album, Gigaton, on March 27th. It marks the band's first studio album since 2013. "Making this record was a long journey," explains Mike McCready. "It was emotionally dark and confusing at times, but also an exciting and experimental road map to musical redemption." 2020 officially marks 30 years of Pearl Jam performing live, with over 85 million albums sold worldwide and a 2017 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Green River

Rehab Doll: Deluxe Edition [LP]

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The story of Seattle's rise to global rock supremacy in the late '80s and early '90s begins with Green River. Made up of Jeff Ament (bass), Mark Arm (guitar/vocals), Bruce Fairweather (guitar), Stone Gossard (guitar), and Alex Shumway (drums), the quintet put out three 12”s and a 7” single during its brief existence. Green River's influence on Seattle's music scene spread far and wide thanks to the members' dispersion into bands including Pearl Jam, Mudhoney, and Love Battery, as well as the punk-glam-sludge-rock songs they left behind. "By '83, '84, there was definitely a movement that was happening within hardcore, like Black Flag slowing down for My War," says Arm. "The Replacements and Butthole Surfers were rearing their heads, and they're very different bands, but they're not hardcore—the Replacements are pretty much straight-up rock, and Butthole Surfers were God knows what. Sonic Youth's Bad Moon Rising was around, and a lot of really interesting post-hardcore things were happening." Green River, which formed in 1984, was part of that evolution, with a sound that straddled a lot of different genres—blues, punk, bloozy straight-ahead rock. The mini-LP Dry As A Bone, which came out in 1987, and the band's lone full-length Rehab Doll, which came out in 1988, were released as a single CD with a few bonus cuts, including their sneering cover of David Bowie's "Queen Bitch" and their marauding version of Dead Boys' "Ain't Nothin' to Do," in 1990—but they've been unavailable on vinyl for years. Now, these slices of Seattle music history are not only back in print, they're accompanied by items from the vaults that had been forgotten about for decades. Dry As A Bone was recorded at Jack Endino's Reciprocal Recording in 1986, and it shows the band in furious form, with Arm's yowl battling Fairweather and Gossard's ferocious guitar playing on "This Town" and "Unwind" opening as a slow bluesy grind then jump-starting itself into a hyperactive chase. The deluxe edition includes Green River's cuts from the crucial Seattle-scene compilation Deep Six, as well as long-lost songs that were recorded to the now-archaic format Betamax. Rehab Doll, recorded largely at Seattle's Steve Lawson Studios., bridges the gap between the taut, punky energy of Dry As a Bone and the bigger drums and thicker riffs that were coming to dominate rock in the late '80s. This new edition of Rehab Doll includes a version of “Swallow My Pride” recorded to 8-track at Endino's Reciprocal Recording, which features a more accurate depiction of how the band sounded when they played live. "When I listen to these mixes, I think, 'This is how we actually sounded—this is the kind of energy we had,'" says Shumway. Green River's place in American music history is without question, but these recordings paint a more complete picture of the band—and of rock in the mid- to late-'80s, when punk's faster-and-louder ideals had begun shape-shifting into other ideas.

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Pearl Jam

Riot Act [LP]

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Limited double vinyl LP pressing including gatefold jacket. Riot Act is the seventh studio album by Pearl Jam, released on November 12, 2002 through Epic Records. Following a full-scale tour in support of it's previous album, Binaural (2000), Pearl Jam took a year-long break. The band then reconvened in the beginning of 2002 and commenced work on a new album. The music on the record featured a diverse sound, including songs influenced by folk, art rock, and experimental rock. The lyrics deal with mortality and existentialism, with much influence from both the political climate after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the accidental death of nine fans during Pearl Jam's performance at the 2000 Roskilde Festival.
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Stone Temple Pilots

No. 4

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Limited 180gm vinyl pressing with die-cut outer sleeve and insert. NO. 4 was the fourth album by American grunge rockers Stone Temple Pilots, released in 1999. The album was a return to the band's earlier hard rock roots, while also blending elements of Heavy Metal, Psychedelic Rock, and Alternative Rock. Despite the lack of promotion due to singer Scott Weiland's one-year jail sentence shortly before the album's release, NO.4 was certified Platinum by the RIAA in 2000. The song 'Down' was nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance at the Grammy Awards. The album also produced one of STP's biggest hits, 'Sour Girl', which charted at #78 on the Hot 100, their only song to appear on that chart.
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Stone Temple Pilots

Shangri-La Dee Da

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Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing including insert. Shangri-La Dee Da was the fifth studio album by American Hard Rock band Stone Temple Pilots. It was produced by Brendan O'Brien and released in 2001. The album was certified Gold. While recording the album, the band also worked on a documentary and coffee table book. Neither was released, however, and limited footage was made available through the band's official website in the form of live performance-based music videos. The album's most successful song 'Days of the Week' was only being performed at a handful of dates on the supporting tour for the album. However, the album's second single 'Hollywood Bitch' has become a staple of the band's live set ever since their 2008 reunion.

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