Tad – 8-Way Santa – VINYL LP



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In 1991, after tens of thousands of miles on the road in support of God’s Balls, and a run of powerful EPs/singles, TAD released their second full-length album, 8-Way Santa. Recorded at Smart Studios in Madison, Wisconsin with Butch Vig, whose work with Killdozer the band admired, 8-Way Santa finds TAD pushing their sound in new directions. Not a band to rest on its laurels, TAD began to add melodic touches to their sound, as evidenced by the lead single, “Jinx.” Many touring dates and shows followed the record, and a pair of copyright-infringement brouhahas occurred over the original album cover – which was quickly pulled from stores when the couple portrayed in the cover photo objected – and the corporate-beverage-offending art for a 1990 EP. 8-Way Santa was the last record with the original TAD lineup, and their last album for Sub Pop before jumping to a major label.

This reissue of 8-Way Santa includes tracks from the “Jinx” single, a 1990 EP, and a handful of unreleased album demos recorded by Jack Endino. This material has been out of print on vinyl/CD for many years, and this is the first digital release for the bonus content.

Tracklist :

A1 Jinx
A2 Giant Killer
A3 Wired God
A4 Delinquent
A5 Hedge Hog
A6 Flame Tavern
A7 Trash Truck
B1 Stumblin’ Man
B2 Jack
B3 Candi
B4 3-D Witch Hunt
B5 Crane’s Cafe
B6 Plague Years

Additional information
Weight 300 g




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