fIREHOSE Anthology Coincides w/Reunion

 

Album drops April 3
and tour kicks off two days later.

 

By Blurt Staff

 

As previously announced, the mighty fIREHOSE – Mike Watt and
George Hurley (ex-Minutemen) plus Ed Crawford – is getting back together for a
tour this spring which will include a high-profile appearance at Coachella.
Meanwhile, Columbia/Legacy has announced the April 3 release of an expansive
2-CD collection, lowFLOWS, covering
the 1991-93 era and comprising the Flyin
the Flannel
and Mr. Machinery
Operator
albums plus a raft of bonus tracks, along with detailed liners by
Michael Azerrad. Check out the details on both the album and tour, below, right
after this video:

 

 

 

 

 

“lowFLOWs”: the columbia anthology (’91 –
’93) Tracklisting:

 

           
Disc One
– Selections: 1. Down with the Bass • 2. Up Finnegan’s Ladder • 3.
Can’t Believe • 4. Walking the Cow • 5. Flyin’ the Flannel • 6. Epoxy, for
Example • 7. O’er the Town of Pedro
• 8. Too Long • 9. The First Cuss • 10. Anti-Misogyny Maneuver • 11. Toolin’ •
12. Song for Dave Alvin • 13. Tien an Man Dream Again • 14. Lost Colors • 15.
Towin’ the Line • 16. Losers, Boozers and Heroes • 17. Max and Wells • 18. Down
With The Bass (Instrumental, previously unreleased) • 19. The Red And The Black
(Live) • 20. Sophisticated Bitch (Live) • 21. Revolution (Part Two) (Live) •
22. Slack Motherfucker (Live) • 23. What Gets Heard (Live) • 24. Mannequin
(Live) • 25. Makin’ The Freeway (Live).

 

Key:

Tracks 1-16 originally released as Flyin’ the Flannel
(Columbia 47839, April 23, 1991)

Track 17 originally released on A Matter of Degrees:
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Atlantic/WEA, April 1991)

Tracks 19-25 originally released as Live Totem Pole EP
(Columbia 44K 74152, February 9, 1992)

 

 

           
Disc Two – Selections: 1. Formal
Introduction • 2. Blaze • 3. Herded into Pools • 4. Witness • 5. Number Seven •
6. Powerful Hankerin’ • 7. Rocket Sled/Fuel Tank • 8. Quicksand • 9. Disciples
of the 3-Way • 10. More Famous Quotes • 11. Sincerely • 12. Hell-Hole • 13. 4.
29. 92 • 14. The Cliffs Thrown Down • 15. Blaze (Instrumental) • 16. Witness
(Mersh Again Edit) • 17. 4. 29. 92 (Live, previously unreleased) • 18. Powerful
Hankerin’ (Live, previously unreleased) • 19. Tien an Man Dream Again (Live,
previously unreleased) • 20. Formal Introduction (Live).

 

Key:

Tracks 1-14 originally released as Mr. Machinery
Operator (Columbia CK 53208,  February 23, 1993)

Track 15 originally released on GeNrECidE: A
Compilation (Columbia CK 53450, April 13, 1993)

Track 16 originally released on “Witness”
promotional single (Columbia CSK 5173, April 1993)

Track 20 originally released on Big Bottom Pow Wow
promotional EP (Columbia CSK 5122, 1993) 

 

 

fIREHOSE REUNION TOUR

 

April   
5          Sacramento,
CA          
Harlow’s Night Club

           
6          Portland,
OR               
Doug Fir Lounge

           
7          Seattle, WA                 
Neumos

           
9          Bellingham,
WA          
Wild Buffalo

                                                           
House of Music

           
10        Eugene, OR                 
WOW Hall

           
11        San Francisco, CA       
Slim’s

           
12        Santa Cruz, CA           
Coconut Grove Ballroom

           
13        Fresno,
CA                  
Fulton 55

           
14        Indio, CA                    
Coachella Music Festival

           
16        Solana Beach, CA        
Belly Up Tavern

           
17        Phoenix, AZ                
Crescent Ballroom

           
18        Flagstaff, AZ               
Orpheum Theatre

           
19        Tucson, AZ                 
Plush

           
20        Indio, CA                    
Coachella Music Festival

 

 

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