The Presidents Of The United States Of America The Presidents Of The United States Of America LP
The Presidents Of The United States Of America The Presidents Of The United States Of America LP
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Label: PUSA Music

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The Presidents Of The United States Of America The Presidents Of The United States Of America LP

The Presidents Of The United States Of America

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SKU:
PUSALP0025
UPC:
614511863223

Self-Titled 1995 Debut On Vinyl LP!
Features "Peaches", "Kitty", "Dune Buggy" & "Lump"!

Only 25 years late! PUSA's self-titled debut finally gets the full phonographic release it never had.

We are the rock band The Presidents Of The United States Of America! Or rather, we were. We stopped performing in 2015, after 20-ish years of circling the globe kicking out the jams in tiny clubs and massive festivals and everything in between. Like Zamfir, the Master of the Pan Flute, we have "enchanted millions". Maybe YOU were one of these people! (Or two of these people, if you are looking over the shoulder of a co-worker or spouse.)

Our debut album came out in 1995, first on a tiny Seattle label called Pop Llama, then some *action-packed* months later on COLUMBIA RECORDS. At some point early in the process, we did a sub-license (music business term!) with a small Spanish label for vinyl, and they made a few copies. They continue to be battled over to this day. I'm being told there may have been a Dutch version as well? Maybe a bootleg? Who knows. ANYHOOOOO there aren't very many out there is what I'm trying to tell you!

1995 was a time when vinyl seemed like a format whose days were numbered. Because OMG COMPACT DISCS! We stayed very busy circling the globe and kicking out the jams and selling gajillions of these "CDs." Here are some of the concepts we may have lost track of during this turbulent time:

  • clean laundry
  • time zones
  • occasionally eating salad
  • releasing our album on vinyl

It wasn't until years later when INTERNET let people talk to us that we found out we had made a huge mistake. So here we are, coming up on its 25th birthday....BOOM VINYL PUSA!

Their quirky take on punk-pop did help expand the palette of MTV and alternative radio, and make their oddball singles part of the enduring sound of the era. Vote yes on the Presidents!
-AllMusic

Features

  • Vinyl LP
  • Black Vinyl
  • Mastered by Vlado Meller at Sony Music Studios, New York
  • Lacquer cut by Greg Reierson at Rare Form Mastering
  • Vinylized at Kindercore Vinyl
  • Printed and pressed in the USA

Musicians

Chris Ballew vocals, two string basitar
Dave Dederer three string guitbass, vocals
Jason Finn no string drums, vocals
Kim Thayil guitar noodles on "Naked And Famous"

Selections

Side A:

  1. Kitty
  2. Feather Pluckn
  3. Lump
  4. Stranger
  5. Boll Weevil
  6. Peaches
  7. Dune Buggy

Side B:

  1. We Are Not Going To Make It
  2. Kick Out The Jams
  3. Body
  4. Back Porch
  5. Candy
  6. Naked And Famous
Description

Self-Titled 1995 Debut On Vinyl LP!
Features "Peaches", "Kitty", "Dune Buggy" & "Lump"!

Only 25 years late! PUSA's self-titled debut finally gets the full phonographic release it never had.

We are the rock band The Presidents Of The United States Of America! Or rather, we were. We stopped performing in 2015, after 20-ish years of circling the globe kicking out the jams in tiny clubs and massive festivals and everything in between. Like Zamfir, the Master of the Pan Flute, we have "enchanted millions". Maybe YOU were one of these people! (Or two of these people, if you are looking over the shoulder of a co-worker or spouse.)

Our debut album came out in 1995, first on a tiny Seattle label called Pop Llama, then some *action-packed* months later on COLUMBIA RECORDS. At some point early in the process, we did a sub-license (music business term!) with a small Spanish label for vinyl, and they made a few copies. They continue to be battled over to this day. I'm being told there may have been a Dutch version as well? Maybe a bootleg? Who knows. ANYHOOOOO there aren't very many out there is what I'm trying to tell you!

1995 was a time when vinyl seemed like a format whose days were numbered. Because OMG COMPACT DISCS! We stayed very busy circling the globe and kicking out the jams and selling gajillions of these "CDs." Here are some of the concepts we may have lost track of during this turbulent time:

  • clean laundry
  • time zones
  • occasionally eating salad
  • releasing our album on vinyl

It wasn't until years later when INTERNET let people talk to us that we found out we had made a huge mistake. So here we are, coming up on its 25th birthday....BOOM VINYL PUSA!

Their quirky take on punk-pop did help expand the palette of MTV and alternative radio, and make their oddball singles part of the enduring sound of the era. Vote yes on the Presidents!
-AllMusic

Features

  • Vinyl LP
  • Black Vinyl
  • Mastered by Vlado Meller at Sony Music Studios, New York
  • Lacquer cut by Greg Reierson at Rare Form Mastering
  • Vinylized at Kindercore Vinyl
  • Printed and pressed in the USA

Musicians

Chris Ballew vocals, two string basitar
Dave Dederer three string guitbass, vocals
Jason Finn no string drums, vocals
Kim Thayil guitar noodles on "Naked And Famous"

Selections

Side A:

  1. Kitty
  2. Feather Pluckn
  3. Lump
  4. Stranger
  5. Boll Weevil
  6. Peaches
  7. Dune Buggy

Side B:

  1. We Are Not Going To Make It
  2. Kick Out The Jams
  3. Body
  4. Back Porch
  5. Candy
  6. Naked And Famous
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Alternative
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
Artist
The Presidents Of The United States Of America
Title
The Presidents Of The United States Of America
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
06-05-2020
Release Date
07-02-2020
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
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