SUGAR (Feat BOB MOULD) – ” Copper Blue ” Record Store Day Release 2017

Posted: April 20, 2017 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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“Copper Blue” is the debut studio album by American alternative rock band Sugar. It was voted 1992 Album of the Year by the NME. All of the songs were written by guitarist/vocalist Bob Mould, who also co-produced with Lou Giordano .  The song “The Slim” is about losing someone to AIDS. Musically, the band continues the thick punk guitar of Mould’s previous band, Husker Du, while slowing the tempo and emphasizing melody even more.

A limited edition initial run of the CD was released by Rykodisc in a front-and-back metal copper sleeve with each of the 2,500 copies containing a one-of-a-kind polaroid photo taken by one of the three band members and stamped on the back with “Sugar Copper Blue Summer ’92.”

Sugar – Copper Blue (25th Anniversary Edition).

This exclusive release brings together the band’s seminal debut album alongside their raucous live performance at the Cabaret Metro in Chicago on 22nd July 1992.

To mark the 25th anniversary of Copper Blue the recordings are spread across 3 x heavyweight coloured LPs in Silver, Gold & Blue complimenting the original album artwork and is limited to just 1500 (territory restrictions apply). Contains the singles “A Good Idea”, “Changes” and “If You Can’t Change Your Mind”. 

Track Listing:

LP 1 – COPPER BLUE
1: The Act We Act 2: A Good Idea 3: Changes 4: Helpless 5: Hoover Dam 6: The Slim 7: If I Can’t Change Your Mind8: Fortune Teller 9: Slick 10: Man On The Moon

LP 2 & 3 – LIVE FROM THE CABARET METRO, CHICAGO, 22ND JULY 1992
1: The Act We Act 2: A Good Idea 3: Changes 4: Running Out of Time 5: Helpless 6: If I Can’t Change Your Mind 7: Where Diamonds Are Halos 8: Hoover Dam 9: Beer Commercial 10: Slick 11: Anyone 12: Clownmaster 13: Tilted 14: Armenia City in the Sky 15: JC Auto 16: The Slim 17: Dum Dum Boys 18: Man on the Moon

Several tracks were recorded for this album, but were not included. Mould decided to release them separately as an EP entitled Beaster.

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