CAPTAIN BEEFHEART: “Mirror Man Sessions” limited clear 2LP. Expected 5th November 2020

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART: “Mirror Man Sessions” limited clear 2LP. Expected 5th November 2020

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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART: “Mirror Man Sessions” limited clear 2LP. Released 30th October 2020

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CAPTAIN BEEFHEART: “Mirror Man Sessions” limited clear 2LP. Released 30th October 2020

180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL with INSERT
THE ORIGINAL “MIRROR MAN” ALBUM + 5 BONUS OUTTAKES TAKEN FROM THE ABANDONED BROWN WRAPPER SESSIONS: “TRUST US (TAKE
6)”, “SAFE AS MILK (TAKE 12)”, “BEATLE BONESN’ SMOKIN’ STONES”, “MOODY LIZ (TAKE 8)” & “GIMME DAT HARP BOY”
LIMITED EDITION OF 1500 INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED COPIES ON CRYSTAL CLEAR VINYL

When Captain Beefheart went into the studio in late 1967 to record the follow-up to their debut album Safe as Milk which had been released earlier that year, it was with the intention of producing a double album. Three of the tracks they recorded were long, psychedelic blues jams. These were intended to fill one of the set’s two LPs. This concept, however, was at some point abandoned, and many of the tracks from the sessions were left unfinished and without any vocals. A number of the abandoned tracks were re-recorded in 1968, and released as Strictly Personal. The original session tapes, however, remained the property of Buddha Records, who released them under the title Mirror Man in 1971. In 1999, Buddha Records issued an expanded version of the album entitled The Mirror Man Sessions, which features five additional tracks taken from the abandoned tapes.

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