Legendary Canadian band Sloan are re-releasing their groundbreaking 1994 sophomore effort “Twice Removed” with a whole host of goodies and following that up with a tour.
So as you can see from the above video there are TONS of extras that will be included when you pre-order. In my opinion this makes it completely worth the $89.99. If you haven’t heard the album then you probably won’t be willing to part with so much cash, and probably won’t be interested in all of the extras, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t make yourself familiar with one of the greatest Canadian rock albums of all time. Forget Canadian, this album holds up as one of the best no matter what you put it up against.
This will be the first time “Twice Removed” has been made available on vinyl since the 90’s, a big plus for those of us that are completists. If you want to familiarize yourself with Sloan and you are on Spotify then you are in luck because the entire Sloan catalog is up there for your listening enjoyment.
Ironically one can not access Spotify in Canada, so enjoy the video below, or simply listen while you head to Sloanmusic.com to check out their tour dates, where they will be playing “Twice Removed” front to back all across Canada and the Northern U.S. As of right now they have posted dates throughout September with a promise that there will be more shows booked through October and November so keep checking Sloanmusic.com if you don’t see a town near you listed.
SEP 05, Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge (Northwest Music Fest)
SEP 06, Seattle, WA – Tractor Tavern
SEP 07, Golden, BC – Rockwater
SEP 08, Oliver, BC – Tinhorn Winery
SEP 09, Lethbridge, AB – Average Joe’s
SEP 11, Edmonton, AB – Starlite
SEP 13, Cranbrook, BC – Key City Theatre
SEP 14, Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
SEP 15, Victoria BC – Rifflandia
SEP 17, Medicine Hat, AB – Esplanade Theatre
SEP 18, Regina, SK – The Pump
SEP 19, Saskatoon, SK – Louis’ Pub
SEP 20, Winnipeg, MB – The Pyramid
SEP 21, Minneapolis, MN – 400 Bar
SEP 22, Chicago, IL – Subterranean
See also: Album review: Sloan – “The Double Cross”