The 21st of October will see Jane’s Addiction celebrating their Sterling Spoon Anniversary to commemorate the release of Ritual De Lo Habitual and the first ever Lollapalooza.
The debauchery began in July when the band launched a highly anticipated US tour that saw Ritual De Lo Habitual being played in its entirety each night. Their live shows are what created the legendary status that Jane’s Addiction have acquired over the years, and Sterling Spoon showcases this wonderfully with the inclusion of the band’s entire performance at the Hollywood Palladium in December 1990. The performance was originally released in 2008 as a part of another boxset, A Cabinet of Curiosities. Among the highlights are thunderous performances of such classics as: Three Days, Stop! and Summertime Rolls.
The new collection focuses mainly on the Los Angeles-based quartet’s first incarnation —Perry Ferrell (vocals), Dave Navarro (guitar), Eric Avery (bass), and Stephen Perkins (drums) — and includes the band’s landmark studio albums: Nothing’s Shocking (1988) and Ritual De Lo Habitual (1990). It was, arguably, those recordings that made the group underground heroes with songs like: Jane Says, Ocean Size, Mountain Song, and the #1 Modern Rock hits Been Caught Stealing and Stop!
The band, which has been directly involved with the set’s creative direction, selected LA-based Ernesto Yerena to produce its Mexican-inspired cover art for this new collection
The new collection will come as a vinyl box set entitled Sterling Spoon and be limited with just 5,000 pieces being released worldwide, so get your pre-orders in quick before you have to resort to spending $600 on eBay.
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