Alice In Chains MTV Unplugged 180g Import 2LP
Alice In Chains MTV Unplugged 180g Import 2LP
Genre: Alternative
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Alice In Chains MTV Unplugged 180g Import 2LP

Alice In Chains

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SKU:
MOVLPI138
UPC:
8713748980344
180 Gram Double LP! Live Acoustic Performance!

In 1996 Alice In Chains performed their first show in three years for MTV Unplugged. Unfortunately, it also turned out to be one of the last ones they would ever do, as lead singer Layne Staley's drug addiction was already getting the better of him. Visibly frail, he and band members Jerry Cantrell, Mike Inez and Sean Kinney still out-performed many of the other acts that crept in front of MTV's camera, making this one of the most legendary performances of the series.

The band perform songs from both Facelift and Dirt albums as well as their critically acclaimed E.P. Jar Of Flies, creating new and exciting arrangements for their heavier songs while reinventing others. The tension and excitement in the audience is palpable throughout the entire show, and it makes this a fantastic record of the greatness for Alice In Chains. This is the real deal, with guaranteed quality of the recording, mastering & pressing.

"'No Excuses,' from Jar of Flies, simmers at a perkier tempo, with more piquant percussion; 'Heaven Beside You' is marginally more folky in tone. It's in the older material that the real changes go down. The turbulent 'Rooster' unwinds with a melancholy elegance. The brooding 'Would?' is softened with long stretches of smoldering gloom. Bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney maintain the drama and intensity but at half the volume, leaving more space for Layne Staley's vocal nuances. Unplugged certainly reaffirms the emotional range and technical prowess of Alice in Chains." - Sandy Masuo, Rolling Stone

Features:
• 180 Gram Double LP
• Import
• Live Performance

Selections:
LP1 - Side One:

1. Nutshell
2. Brother
3. No Excuses
4. Sludge Factory
LP1 - Side Two:
1. Down In A Hole
2. Angry Chair
3. Rooster
LP2 - Side Three:
1. Got Me Wrong
2. Heaven Beside You
3. Would?
LP2 - Side Four:
1. Frogs
2. Over Now
3. Killer Is Me
Description
180 Gram Double LP! Live Acoustic Performance!

In 1996 Alice In Chains performed their first show in three years for MTV Unplugged. Unfortunately, it also turned out to be one of the last ones they would ever do, as lead singer Layne Staley's drug addiction was already getting the better of him. Visibly frail, he and band members Jerry Cantrell, Mike Inez and Sean Kinney still out-performed many of the other acts that crept in front of MTV's camera, making this one of the most legendary performances of the series.

The band perform songs from both Facelift and Dirt albums as well as their critically acclaimed E.P. Jar Of Flies, creating new and exciting arrangements for their heavier songs while reinventing others. The tension and excitement in the audience is palpable throughout the entire show, and it makes this a fantastic record of the greatness for Alice In Chains. This is the real deal, with guaranteed quality of the recording, mastering & pressing.

"'No Excuses,' from Jar of Flies, simmers at a perkier tempo, with more piquant percussion; 'Heaven Beside You' is marginally more folky in tone. It's in the older material that the real changes go down. The turbulent 'Rooster' unwinds with a melancholy elegance. The brooding 'Would?' is softened with long stretches of smoldering gloom. Bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney maintain the drama and intensity but at half the volume, leaving more space for Layne Staley's vocal nuances. Unplugged certainly reaffirms the emotional range and technical prowess of Alice in Chains." - Sandy Masuo, Rolling Stone

Features:
• 180 Gram Double LP
• Import
• Live Performance

Selections:
LP1 - Side One:

1. Nutshell
2. Brother
3. No Excuses
4. Sludge Factory
LP1 - Side Two:
1. Down In A Hole
2. Angry Chair
3. Rooster
LP2 - Side Three:
1. Got Me Wrong
2. Heaven Beside You
3. Would?
LP2 - Side Four:
1. Frogs
2. Over Now
3. Killer Is Me
Genre
Alternative
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Alice In Chains
Title
MTV Unplugged
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
08-28-2012
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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