+ LP version is pressed on limited Indie translucent blue coloured vinyl, housed in a printed inner sleeve. + CD...
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+ LP version is pressed on limited Indie translucent blue coloured vinyl, housed in a printed inner sleeve.
+ CD version includes 6 bonus tracks.
+ New liner notes.
+ All Big Star records are considered essential roun' these parts.
• Big Star’s 2005 studio return. • Available on translucent blue LP with printed inner sleeve. • CD contains 6 bonus tracks—5 previously unissued. • Liners from original album contributors and the surviving band members.
Big Star formed in 1971, and in their brief 4 years together, created 3 albums that consistently make “Best of All-Time” lists.
18 years after officially disbanding, original members Alex Chilton and Jody Stephens joined forces with The Posies’ Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow for a live performance, which led to a tour (documented on Omnivore Recordings’ Live In Memphis), and years of concerts. While the live shows were a joy and surprise, a bigger surprise happened in 2005. After over a decade playing together: a new studio album.
As Ryko A&R’s Jeff Rougvie said. “It was the easiest approval for a project I ever got.” 'In Space' featured new 12 tracks (11 originals and a cover of The Olympics’ “Mine Exclusively”) recorded where Big Star began, at the classic Ardent Studios.
The new line up was creating a new chapter for the band while minding and honoring its past. With original vinyl going for outrageous prices, 'In Space' returns as an LP on translucent blue vinyl, and expanded CD with 6 bonus tracks including “Hot Thing” (previously available on the out-of-print 'Big Star Story') and 5 previously unissued demos and alternate mixes.
Liner notes from Rougvie, original album co-producer/engineer Jeff Powell (who also cut the new vinyl), assistant Ardent engineer Adam Hill, and surviving band members Jon Auer, Ken Stringfellow, and Jody Stephens.
Expanded and remastered, In Space finally returns to earth. Prepare to blast off again…
The fourth and final studio album by the group.
It was the first new studio recording by the band since 'Third' / 'Sister Lovers', which was recorded in 1974.
The album featured original Big Star members Alex Chilton and Jody Stephens, with two more recent recruits, Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow. Auer and Stringfellow had been members of The Posies before joining Big Star for sporadic live performances and tours since 1993.
Dony – 2:45 Lady Sweet – 3:40 Best Chance – 3:04 Turn My Back on the Sun – 2:38 Love Revolution – 5:49 February's Quiet – 2:44 Mine Exclusively – 2:31 A Whole New Thing – 3:52 Aria, Largo – 2:30 Hung Up with Summer – 3:03 Do You Wanna Make It – 2:46 Makeover – 3:42
Bonus CD version tracks; Hot Thing Dony (Rough Mix 4/17/04) February's Quiet (Jody/Jon Demo) Lady Sweet (Jon Auer Sketch #1) Lady Sweet (Jon Auer Sketch #3) Turn My Back On The Sun (Acapella)