Sublime Acoustic: Bradley Nowell & Friends [LP]

Sublime Acoustic: Bradley Nowell & Friends [LP]

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Overview

Between November 1997 and November 1998, the Bradley Nowell estate, MCA, and the surviving members of Sublime released no less than three albums of outtakes, rarities, and live tracks, culminating with Acoustic: Bradley Nowell & Friends. At first glance, this appears to be the least interesting of the three albums, since it doesn't have outtakes like Second Hand Smoke or document the band in its live prime, like Stand by Your Van. Strangely enough, that's the reason why it's the most engaging of any of the posthumous Sublime releases. Throughout all these recordings, many of which are decidedly lo-fi, Nowell and a variety of supporting musicians run through Sublime favorites, toss-offs, and covers. It's relaxed, funny, and, funnily enough, quite moving, because it captures a human, touching side of Nowell that only surfaced in glimpses on Sublime's official albums. Of course, this is something that will be of interest primarily to hardcore fans, not fellow travelers who only owned Sublime, but that's the reason why Acoustic is the best of all the Sublime records released after Nowell's death. [Sublime Acoustic: Bradley Nowell & Friends was released on LP in 2016.]

Product Details

Release Date: 06/24/2016
Label: Geffen Records
UPC: 0602547811578
catalogNumber: 002467301
Rank: 12529

Tracks

  1. Wrong Way
  2. Saw Red
  3. Foolish Fool
  4. Don't Push
  5. Mary/Big Salty Tears
  6. Boss DJ
  7. Garden Grove
  8. Rivers of Babylon
  9. Little District
  10. KRS-One
  11. Marley Medley: Guava Jelly/This Train
  12. What Happened/Eyes of Fatima
  13. Freeway Time in L.A. County Jail
  14. Pool Shark
  15. It's Who You Know

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sublime   Primary Artist

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