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Evan Dando‘s February 2003 solo album, “Baby I’m Bored”, is getting a new reissue version later this year.

To be released in June as a 2CD/2LP and Limited Edition 2LP/2CD set, the reissue will include an extra disc of unheard and unreleased tracks, singles, b-sides and rarities , including alternative versions of “Shots Is Fired” featuring Liv Tyler and “Rancho Santa Fe”. the reissue includes extra disc of unheard unreleased tracks, singles, b-sides and rarities.
“Dando has a flair for bruised melancholy that stands comparison with Gram Parsons and Alex Chilton.” Baby I’m Bored is a beautiful album of tender reflections on life, love and drug-induced folly set in soulful, country-tinged guitar pop.

Emerging after The Lemonheads disbanded Evan Dando returned to music first with a solo tour and ‘Live At The Brattle Theatre’ then came his debut solo album ‘Baby I’m Bored’.

Mature and autobiographical, ‘Baby I’m Bored’ is a stellar record that stripped Dando of his grunge label. At the time of recording, he was without the band which saw him lean more towards an achingly melodic alt-country rock sound. Self-deprecating, these are songs of decline and coming back from that. Elizabeth Moses, who married Dando in 2000, appears on the album’s cover.

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The record includes “Hard Drive” and “All My Life” two tracks penned by Ben Lee and features contributions from producer/composer Jon Brion, producer Bryce Goggin, Tom Morgan, Giant Sand’s Howe Gelb, Calexico’s John Convertino and Joey Burns, ex-Spacehog frontman Royston Langdon, Come’s Chris Brokaw and Arthur Johnson.

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Evan Dando
‘Baby I’m Bored’

The Extras disc includes:
Shots Is Fired (Alternative Version featuring Liv Tyler)
I Wanna Be Your Mamma Again
Tongue Tied
Whoops
Sucker Punch
The Same Thing You Thought Hard About… (Alternative Version)
Au Bord De La Seine
Rancho Santa Fe (Alternative Version)
A Walk In The Woods With Lionel Ritchie
Rudy With A Flashlight
Hannah & Gabi (Live Version)
The Same Thing You Thought Hard About… (Live Version)

Reissue: 2CD / 2LP / 2CD Bookback / 2LP Bookback
Released June 2017

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