NEWS: Handsome's '97 Self-Titled Debut to Be Released As Special Edition Vinyl on Nov 12

October 01, 2013  •  Leave a Comment

Handsome - Handsome LP + 7"

 

Formed in 1996, Handsome were the brainchild of some of the most creative minds in alternative rock coming together to create something wholly unique, unrelenting, and unexpected.

 

Featuring members of Helmet, Quicksand, Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees) Band, Jets to Brazil (Jawbreaker) and legendary punk bands Cro-Mags and Murphy's Law, Handsome delivered their Terry Date (Deftones, Incubus, Soundgarden) produced self-titled debut album via Epic/Sony in February 1997 and immediately hit the road in support of lead single "Needles" with the likes of Silverchair, Less Than Jake and Wu-Tang Clan.

 

Long out of print, Handsome is available as a special edition vinyl release featuring, for the very first time, two unreleased songs "Closer" and "Spill" on a limited edition 7" through src vinyl. Mastered for vinyl and lacquers made by the famous Stan Ricker, an audio engineer responsible for many of Mobile Fidelity's most heralded past releases. Handsome stands as landmark masterwork untouched by time that rewards listeners with every spin, making full use of the dynamic range that only high quality vinyl can provide this special LP reissue is sure to be a hit with fans and collectors alike.

 

Vinyl Info:

  • Mastered for vinyl and lacquers made by the famous Stan Ricker, an audio engineer responsible for many of Mobile Fidelity's most heralded past releases
  • Limited Edition 180 Gram Audiophile vinyl
  • High quality matte Gatefold jacket with 7" Slit
  • Artwork encompasses all components from the original CD release
  • 11 x 22 Insert
  • Features two songs never before released in North America
  • 7" vinyl cut at 45 RPM for superior sound quality
  • Vinyl Color: 180 Gram Black, 180 Gram Clear With White and Black Smoke. Black 7"

Track Listing:

LP:

  1. Needles
  2. Ride Down
  3. Going to Panic
  4. Left of Heaven
  5. Thrown Away
  6. Dim the Lights
  7. Lead Bellied
  8. My Mind's Eye
  9. Waiting
  10. Quiet Liar
  11. Eden Complex
  12. Swimming

7":

  1. Closer
  2. Spill

Pre-order starting Tuesday, October 1st @ 1pm at: http://goo.gl/Am8ZGg

 

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