The Dream Syndicate - Out of The Grey (Deluxe Edition) (RSD 2021)
Catalogue No.: FIRELP612
Release Date: 17 Jul 2021
Genre: Indie / Alternative
1000 Black vinyl copies pressed, includes DL card w/ bonus tracks. 35-year anniversary re-issue of the Syndicate’s post hiatus reunion from ’86. The Dream Syndicate’s 1986 album ‘Out of the Grey’ is back on vinyl for the first time in 24 years. Deliciously remastered with new liner notes that feature interviews with Steve Wynn, Mark Walton, Paul Cutler and Dennis Duck along with rare photos and eight rarities from the era. Hidden inside of ‘Out of the Grey’ are some of Wynn’s strongest songs - “Slide Away” is delightful pop, “Now I Ride Alone” is moody and intense “like the hardboiled typewriting of novelists Jim Thompson, Ross MacDonald, and James Cain” that Steve dug back in July ‘85. The epic “Boston” imagines the era in which Van Morrison was holed-up in that city circa 1967-68 writing the songs that comprised Astral Weeks while “50 in a 25 Zone” is a vehicle for a band-driven, slow burn groove. Properly remastered for the first time since its initial release by engineer Jim Hill who had recorded the original ‘Out of the Grey’ but hadn’t overseen the mastering. “The Dream Syndicate has proven to be a massively influential force in the world of alternative rock” NPR.
Track listing: Side A. A1 Out Of The Grey A2 Forest For The Trees A3 50 In A 25 Zone A4 Boston. Side B. B1 Slide Away B2 Dying Embers B3 Now I Ride Alone B4 Dancing Blind B5 You Can't Forget. Bonus tracks on Download only - 1 Blood Money 2 Drinking Problem 3 Let it Rain 4 Cinnamon Girl 5 Ballad of Dwight Frye 6 Shake Your Hips 7 I Won't Forget 8 The Lonely Bull
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