Grandaddy’s ‘Under The Western Freeway’ getting reissued

News / Preorders / September 13, 2017

The 1997 full length from Grandaddy, titled Under The Western Freeway, is getting reissued through Friendship Fever. The deluxe edition comes with that original record, along with “a separate LP featuring eight previously-unreleased tracks and demos.” On top of that, the first 250 orders get a bonus cassette which features unreleased recordings from a 1997 band practice (sold out).

The reissue is housed in a gatefold jacket. It comes out on October 20th.

LP 1: Under the Western Freeway
01A  Nonphenomenal Lineage
02A  A.M. 180
03A  Collective Dreamwish of Upperclass Elegance
04A  Summer Here Kids
05A  Laughing Stock
06A  Under the Western Freeway
07B  Everything Beautiful Is Far Away
08B  Poisoned at Hartsy Thai Food
09B  Go Progress Chrome
10B  Why Took Your Advice
11B  Lawn & So On

LP 2: Unreleased 1997 demos
01A  Hawaiian Island Wranglers
02A  For the Dishwasher (Slow Demo)
03A  Dying Brains (Early Demo)
04A  Summer Here Kids (Early Demo)
05B  Le symphonique d’HeeHaw
06B  Street Bunny (Fluffy Distortion Demo)
07B  Bjork ELO Xanadu and The Birth of Chartsengrafs
08B  Laughing Stock (Revelation Demo)

Grandaddy: Practice ’97 (cassette)

1. I’m Not Alright
2. Summer Here Kids
3. Taster
4. I’m In Love With No One

1. Everything Beautiful is Far Away
2. Street Bunny
3. Lawn & So On
4. Levitz


Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.