Skip to main content Skip to footer
Musician’s Friendsgiving: $50 for yourself and a friend - Click for details
Call our Gear Advisors Hablamos Español
Special financing available on 100+ bands Get Details

The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Thank God for Mental Illness

  • Write a Review
SKU 
K54170 000000000
Product Price $23.98
  • Free Shipping (48 Contiguous U.S. States)

Release Date:09/04/2015;Notes:Available on 180-gram yellow vinyl with download code for the original CD's 33-minute closing track Sound of Confusion,...Click To Read More About This Product

In Stock & Ready to Ship
This item ships directly from our vendor and may take additional processing time
Gold Coverage: (What’s This?)
    Warranty Options
  Add to Cart
Add to Wish List
Set Alerts
Earn Points

Earn up to 192 reward points.

Release Date:09/04/2015;Notes:Available on 180-gram yellow vinyl with download code for the original CD's 33-minute closing track Sound of Confusion, excluded from this LP. This the first time that this title has been available on vinyl. At the risk of belaboring a rather obvious point, with Thank God for Mental Illness, their third collection of absolutely stunning music to be released in 1996, The Brian Jonestown Massacre parallels the prolific and effortless brilliance of The Rolling Stones at their fevered late-1960s peak the sheer scope of their achievements is stunning - rarely are bands quite so productive, or quite so consistently amazing. Thank God is The BJM's down-and-dirty country-blues outing, all 12-odd tracks supposedly recorded on a single July day at a cost of just $17.36. The Brian Jonestown Massacre is a psychedelic rock band originally from San Francisco, California, led by guitarist and singer Anton Newcombe. Since 1995, The Brian Jonestown Massacre has released numerous albums, first for Bomp!, the label that gave them their start, and later for TVT and Tee Pee. The BJM has been essential in the development of the modern U.S. garage scene, and many LA and SF musicians got their start playing with Newcombe, including Peter Hayes of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Originally, Newcombe was heavily influenced by The Rolling Stones' psychedelic phase - the band's name combines the name of Stones founder Brian Jones with a reference to cult leader Jim Jones - but his work in the 2000s has expanded into aesthetic dimensions approximating the UK shoegaze genre of the 1990s and incorporating influences from world music, especially Middle Eastern and Brazilian music.;Track List:1. Spanish Bee;2. It Girl;3. 13;4. Ballad of Jim Jones;5. Those Memories;6. Stars;7. Free and Easy Take 2;8. Down;9. Cause I Love Her;10. Too Crazy to Care;11. Talk - Action = Shit;12. True Love;Special Attributes:YELLOW, COLORED VINYL, 180 GRAM VINYL


This oversized item has special shipping requirements

Restrictions

Reviews
Questions & Answers View All
Loading....
Questions & Answers
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.