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Camper Van Beethoven'
New Roman Times
Expanded Reissue Of 2004 Reunion Album
Contains Four Previously Unissued Tracks
New Artwork Features Liner Notes From CVB's
Camper Van Beethoven reunited in 2000
and even recorded and released a pair of
records, but it was 2004's New Roman Times that
was the "official" document of the band's reformation.
The band's David Lowery states in his liner notes, that it
was "the one that got all the press and fanfare. And it was a
good thing, because it was an extremely ambitious record."
Omnivore Recordings is proud to celebrate New Roman Times
by presenting an expanded reissue on double
LP. Released in conjunction with the band,
and following in the footsteps of last year's Omnivore reissues
of Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart and Key Lime Pie, New Roman Times
features new artwork, extensive notes from Lowery and four
previously unissued tracks culled from the sessions.
This definitive edition of Camper Van Beethoven's
"sci-fi alternate-reality rock opera" not only brings the
fan favorite to vinyl for the first time, but expands
and presents all formats in a way that proves
these are indeed New Roman Times!
All hail, Camper!1. Prelude
2. Sons Of The New Golden West
4. White Fluffy Clouds
5. That Gum You Like Is Back In Style
6. Might Makes Right
7. Militia Song
8. R 'n' R Uzbekistan
9. Sons Of The New Golden West (Reprise)
10. New Roman Times
11. The Poppies Of Balmorhea
12. The Long Plastic Hallway
13. I Am Talking To This Flower
14. Come Out
15. Los Tigres Traficantes
16. I Hate This Part Of Texas
17. Hippy Chix
18. Civil Disobedience
19. Discotheque CVB
20. Hey Brother
Previously Unissued Bonus Tracks:
21. Los Tigres Dub
22. Alien Ghost Song
23. It's Gonna Rain
24. Might Makes Right Dub$29.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Key Lime Pie
Includes 45 RPM Bonus Track "Closing Theme!" On Side D (Plays From The Center Groove)
Includes New Liners And Photos
Camper Van Beethoven signed with Virgin Records in 1988 and delivered a record that defied those who thought the band might "sell out." The band
returned the following year with what most deem their masterpiece- Key Lime Pie.
Omnivore Recordings is excited to reissue Camper Van Beethoven's Virgin Records output, including 1989's classic, Key Lime Pie.
Once again produced by Dennis Herring (Elvis Costello, Counting Crows), Key Lime Pie continued the journey into the world of CVB, but with higher
production value and sound than had been heard before. From a track about Jack Ruby to a cover of Status Quo's "Pictures Of Matchstick Men", Key
Lime Pie was a slice above the rest and a fitting dessert for the 1980s.
The nearly hourlong album was originally pressed on one LP, but Omnivore has expanded it to two LPs
(for better sound) and added a bonus track to Side D.
Includes new liners and photos. Presented as they should be, they will delight fans and educate those who have only read about the
importance of this record. Key Lime Pie is both sweet and tart, but Key Lime Pie is an essential component to any musical meal.LP 1
1. Opening Theme
2. Jack Ruby
4. When I Win The Lottery
1. (I Was Born In A) Laundromat
3. The Light From A Cake
5. All Her Favorite Fruit
3. The Humid Press Of Days
4. Pictures Of Matchstick Men
5. Come On Darkness
Side B - 45 RPM - Plays From The Center Groove, So Be Sure To Put The Needle In The Right Place!
1. Closing Theme$34.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart
25th Anniversary Reissue
Featuring New Liners And Photos
When indie superstars Camper Van Beethoven signed with Virgin Records in the late 1980s, it seemed inconceivable. How could that band move to a
major label without "selling out" and sacrificing all that made them great?
The first three tracks on Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart were a pop song, an instrumental and an adaptation of a folk dirge about death. Heck, the
release even had a love song for Patty Hearst. No, Camper Van Beethoven didn't sell out. They just had better distribution now.
Omnivore Recordings is proud to take everyone back to 1988, when musical worlds collided and Camper Van Beethoven helped break the mold and blur
the lines between indie rock and "alternative." Suddenly, it was an even playing field and Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart found itself in the bins
next to Chicago and Cinderella. Produced by Dennis Herring (Elvis Costello, Counting Crows), the 25th anniversary of this landmark album finds it
reissued for the first time since its original issue.
Featuring new liners and photos, Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart is being reissued in tandem with its acclaimed follow up
Key Lime Pie, with full cooperation and input from the band themselves. These are the releases CVB fans have been dreaming of.
It's been a few years since the end of the 1980s, but Camper Van Beethoven has always been timeless. Our Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart proves
that. It's even spelled out in the title: beloved, revolutionary and a real sweetheart.1. Eye Of Fatima (Pt. 1)
2. Eye Of Fatima (Pt. 2)
3. O Death
4. She Divines Water
5. Devil Song
6. One Of These Days
7. Turquoise Jewelry
9. Change Your Mind
10. My Path Belated
11. Never Go Back
12. The Fool
14. Life Is Grand$22.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Happy Jawbone Family Band
Limited, Hand Numbered First Edition LP
Recorded With Travis Taverniere (Woods And Meneguar)
Art By Rob Carmichael/Seen Studio (Animal Collective, Cloud Nothings, Etc )
Freewheeling Brattleboro, VT rock/folk wonderments the Happy Jawbone Family Band bring their latest full-length to Mexican Summer. What they've entrusted us to give to you represents their nest and most directly fullling effort to date. The energy and humor of early releases remains; that band you may have loved before has grown even stronger and more potent, its songs now monuments to individualism, to longing, to happier endings resulting from imperfect circumstances. Binding folk, indie rock and pop forms together is easy enough; it's what this band does with them, how it builds its sentiments and bursts preconceptions, that put them in a place where these musicians can rest, comfortably above and apart from almost every band working in this same terrain today. We're hearing the trippiest moments of the Beatles, Lindsey Buckingham at the peaks he reached on Tusk, and both poles of American post-punk songwriting royalty, Camper Van Beethoven at one end and Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 at the other. Try it on.1. Everybody Knows About Daddy
2. I Have to Speak With Rocky Balboa
4. That Green Light
5. Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid"
6. Stay-at-Home Soldier
7. Can't Hear Me Ticking
8. Do You Want Me
9. Mr. Clean
10. I'll Never Go Skin Deep Again
11. I Don't Wanna Dance Tonight$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now