The Brian Jonestown Massacre- Tepid Peppermint Wonderland: A Retrospective, Volume Two

The Brian Jonestown Massacre- Tepid Peppermint Wonderland: A Retrospective, Volume Two

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Label: A Records

Reissued 2014, originally released 2004

Tepid Peppermint Wonderland Volume 2 includes the second half of the double CD Tepid Peppermint Wonderland: A Retrospective (AUK 013CD, 2004), remastered for vinyl. Following Tepid Peppermint Wonderland Volume 1 (AUK 026LP, 2004), Volume 2 continues to mine the period of 1995 through 2004 and includes key tracks from all of The Brian Jonestown Massacre's albums as well as live recordings and many otherwise unreleased tracks. The Brian Jonestown Massacre is a psychedelic rock band originally from San Francisco, California, led by guitarist and singer Anton Newcombe. Beginning in 1995, The Brian Jonestown Massacre released numerous albums, first on BOMP!, the label that gave them their start, and later on TVT Records and Tee Pee Records. The band was essential in the development of the modern U. S. garage scene, and many LA and SF musicians got their start playing with Newcombe, including Peter Hayes of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Originally Newcombe was heavily influenced by The Rolling Stones' psychedelic phase (the band name is a reference to Stones guitarist Brian Jones and Peoples Temple founder Jim Jones), but his work in the 2000s expanded into aesthetic dimensions approximating the UK shoegazing genre of the 1990s and incorporating influences from world music, especially Middle Eastern and Brazilian music. Gatefold double LP version.

Track Listing:

  1. Nailing Honey to the Bee
  2. That Girl Suicide
  3. Nevertheless
  4. Evergreen
  5. Starcleaner
  6. Let Me Stand Next to Your Flower - Live
  7. Hide & Seek - Live
  8.  In My Life
  9. Mary Please
  10. Talk-Action=Shit
  11. Oh Lord
  12. This Is Why You Love Me
  13. Not If You Were the Last Dandy on Earth
  14. Swallowtail - Live
  15. Feel So Good
  16. F***er
  17. #1 Hit Jam
  18. Ballad of Jim Jones
  19. Free & Easy - Take 2
  20. Stolen
  21. Mansion in the Sky
  22. Sue