The Brian Jonestown Massacre Announce Double CD Collection
Remastered from the vinyl originals this collection features 14 tracks that have not been available on CD before, these versions are completely different from any version that found itself on a full-length album. The package comes with a 24-page booklet featuring the front and backs of the entire original cover art.
The Singles Collection (1992-2011) features tracks only previously available on 7 inch singles including "Convertible," "Their Majesties 2nd Request (Enrique's Dream)" and also the most recent 2011 vinyl single release "Illuminomi" and "There's A War Going On." The collection also features "Thoughts of You" and "Never Ever" recorded in 1993 from the band's alter ego, Acid.
Founded in 1992, singer/guitarist, Anton Newcombe was heavily influenced by The Rolling Stones' psychedelic phase – the band name comes from Stones guitarist, Brian Jones, combined with a reference to cult leader Jim Jones. During 2000s, Newcombe expanded into aesthetic dimensions of the 1990s UK Shoegazing genre and incorporating influences from world music, especially Middle Eastern and Brazilian music.