Replacements - Dead Man's Pop (Deluxe Box Set)

Replacements - Dead Man's Pop (Deluxe Box Set)

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The Replacements - Dead Man's Pop

CD and LP box set 

1 LP, 4 CDs 

The Replacements - Dead Man's Pop 4CD/1LP Boxed Set Features The Group’s Don’t Tell A Soul Album Mixed As It Was Originally Intended And Expanded With Previously Unreleased Studio And Live Recordings, Including A Session With Tom Waits And A Complete 1989 Concert.

Back in 1987, Minneapolis rock and roll renegades The Replacements famously stole their Twin/Tone master tapes and threw them in the Mississippi River. A year later—while wrapping up work on their Warner Bros. album, Don't Tell A Soul—the group absconded with a collection of their reels from Paisley Park studios. Thankfully, those tapes were spared a watery fate, and instead stashed away for decades by the band. Now they’ve been recovered to form the basis of The Replacements first-ever boxed set, DEAD MAN’S POP.

Although Don’t Tell A Soul ultimately became the group’s best-selling effort, The Replacements were unsatisfied with the sound of the record. The band has radically reimagined Don’t Tell A Soul to create a 4CD/1LP set that features the album mixed as it was originally intended (Don’t Tell A Soul Redux), along with a collection of previously unheard tracks (We Know The Night: Rare & Unreleased), and a classic concert from 1989 (The Complete Inconcerated Live).

The box features a newly completed mix of the album by Don’t Tell A Soul producer Matt Wallace (based on his 1988 Paisley Park mix); a disc of unreleased recordings (including a session with Tom Waits); plus the band’s entire June 2, 1989 show at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In total, the box includes 60 tracks–58 of which have never been heard before.

The final two CDs of Dead Man’s Pop capture the band performing live in Milwaukee during the “Don’t Tell A Soul Tour.” A few songs from the concert originally appeared on the promo-only EP Inconcerated Live (1989), but the bulk of the 29 tracks included have never been released. The entire show has been newly mixed by Brian Kehew (Ramones, The Faces).

Tracklist: 

  • - Disc 1 -
  • 1 Talent Show (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 2 I'll Be You (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 3 We'll Inherit the Earth (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 4 Achin' to Be (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 5 Darlin' One (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 6 Back to Back (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 7 I Won't (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 8 Asking Me Lies (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 9 They're Blind (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 10 Anywhere's Better Than Here (Matt Wallace Mix)
  • 11 Rock 'N' Roll Ghost (Matt Wallace Mix)

 

  • - Disc 2 -
  • 1 Portland (Alternate Mix) [Bearsville Version]
  • 2 Achin' to Be (Bearsville Version)
  • 3 I'll Be You (Bearsville Version)
  • 4 Wake Up (Alternate Mix) [Bearsville Version]
  • 5 We'll Inherit the Earth (Bearsville Version)
  • 6 Last Thing in the World
  • 7 They're Blind (Bearsville Version)
  • 8 Rock 'N' Roll Ghost (Bearsville Version)
  • 9 Darlin' One (Bearsville Version)
  • 10 Talent Show (Demo Version)
  • 11 Dance on My Planet
  • 12 We Know the Night (Alternate Outtake)
  • 13 Ought to Get Love (Alternate Mix)
  • 14 Gudbuy T'jane (Outtake)
  • 15 Lowdown Monkey Blues (Feat. Tom Waits)
  • 16 If Only You Were Lonely (Feat. Tom Waits)
  • 17 We Know the Night (Feat. Tom Waits) [Rehearsal]
  • 18 We Know the Night (Feat. Tom Waits) [Full Band Version]
  • 19 I Can Help (Feat. Tom Waits)
  • 20 Date to Church (Matt Wallace Remix)

 

  • - Disc 3 -
  • 1 Alex Chilton (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 2 Talent Show (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 3 Back to Back (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 4 I Don't Know (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 5 The Ledge (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 6 Waitress in the Sky (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 7 Anywhere's Better Than Here (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 8 Nightclub Jitters (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 9 Cruella de Ville (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 10 Achin' to Be (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 11 Asking Me Lies (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 12 Bastards of Young (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 13 Answering Machine (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 14 Little Mascara (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 15 I'll Be You (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)

 

  • - Disc 4 -
  • 1 Darlin' One (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 2 I Will Dare (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 3 Another Girl, Another Planet (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 4 I Won't (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 5 Unsatisfied (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 6 We'll Inherit the Earth (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 7 Can't Hardly Wait (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 8 Color Me Impressed (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 9 Born to Lose (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 10 Never Mind (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 11 Here Comes a Regular (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 12 Valentine (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 13 Left of the Dial (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)
  • 14 Black Diamond (Live at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wi, 6/2/1989)