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BY POPULAR DEMAND: LITTLE STEVEN UNVEILS EXPANDED CD/DVD EDITION OF ACCLAIMED ROCKNROLL REBEL – THE EARLY WORK BOX SET VIA WICKED COOL/UMe

 

13-DISC ANTHOLOGY COLLECTS SIX CLASSIC LONG-OUT-OF-PRINT ALBUMS ALONGSIDE RARE LIVE CONCERT VIDEOS AND FOUR ADDITIONAL CDS FEATURING 51 BONUS TRACKS OF RARE AND UNRELEASED RECORDINGS OF STUDIO OUTTAKES, B-SIDES, REHEARSALS, LIVE PERFORMANCES AND MORE

 

INDIVIDUAL CD AND CD/DVD EDITIONS TO BE RELEASED WEEKLY THROUGH FRIDAY, JULY 31

 

ROCKNROLL REBEL – THE EARLY WORK CD/DVD BOX SET DUE FRIDAY, JULY 31 EXCLUSIVELY FOR PURCHASE AT UDISCOVER

 

PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE NOW

 

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Little Steven a.okay.a. Stevie Van Zandt has introduced the eagerly awaited CD/DVD version of his acclaimed career-spanning field set, RockNRoll Insurgent – The Early Work (Depraved Cool/UMe). The 13-disc set collects all the Rock & Roll Corridor of Famer’s solo data between 1982 and 1999, together with newly remastered editions of six basic albums: Males With out Ladies (1982), Voice Of America (1983), Freedom – No Compromise (1987), Revolution (1989) and Born Once more Savage (1999), in addition to the landmark protest file, Solar Metropolis (1985), by Artists United Towards Apartheid, the supergroup of musicians introduced collectively by Van Zandt, file producer Arthur Baker and journalist Danny Schechter, to struggle racial injustice in South Africa. As well as, Males With out LadiesVoice Of America, and Freedom – No Compromise will every be joined by an unique DVD that includes a basic full-length dwell live performance video from the identical period because the album.

The excellent assortment, mastered by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, additionally boasts 4 CDs of rarities culled from Van Zandt’s private vault, permitting an in-depth take a look at his early solo profession with 51 tracks spanning beforehand unreleased demos, B-sides, rehearsals, outtakes, radio spots, non-album singles, basic live performance performances, and various studio gems, beforehand unavailable till the field set’s authentic vinyl launch in December 2019. One of many many highlights is the rollicking title monitor that provides the gathering its title. Van Zandt provides private background and perception concerning the bonus tracks within the accompanying liner notes.  The CD/DVD field set of RockNRoll Insurgent – The Early Work shall be accessible solely through the uDiscover music retailer on Friday, July 31; pre-orders can be found now.

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Lengthy out-of-print on CD, all six albums may even be accessible globally as particular person CD or CD/DVD editions, with Revolution and Born Once more Savage each on sale now in any respect music retailers. Freedom – No Compromise arrives on Friday, July 10, joined by an 8-panel foldout poster and “Dwell At The Ritz 1987” live performance DVD. Voice of America follows on Friday, July 17, paired with its personal foldout poster and “Dwell at Rockpalast 1984” DVD. Solar Metropolis drops on Friday, July 24, adopted by the discharge of Males With out Ladies – together with a 16-panel fold out poster and “Dwell at Rockpalast 1982” DVD – on Friday, July 31.

To coincide with the discharge of RockNRoll Insurgent, Van Zandt is making choose performances from the dwell DVDs accessible on his official YouTube channel for the primary time. In the present day sees the premiere of “Path Of Damaged Treaties,” featured on the “Dwell At The Ritz 1987” DVD included with the Freedom – No Compromise CD/DVD. Filmed dwell at New York Metropolis’s famed rock membership The Ritz in 1987, the live performance video, which initially aired dwell on Japanese TV, was mastered from the unique video tapes by no means seen by the general public whereas the audio was restored and mastered by Bob Ludwig, leading to the very best model anybody has ever seen or heard. Lengthy traded amongst followers as a low era VHS bootleg sourced from the in home screens, the efficiency reveals Van Zandt coming into his personal as a real frontman as he leads a killer Disciples of Soul lineup that includes Pat Thrall on guitar, T.M. Stevens on bass, Leslie Ming on drums and Mark Alexander on keys. “This was the one present that was filmed of that tour as a result of it was dwell on Japanese TV so we’re fortunate someone caught it and now all these years later we will share this high-quality model,” says Van Zandt. “We occurred to have a very good present that night time. I saved altering path within the ‘80s however that present with that band was my rock peak. Of the tune, Van Zandt says: ‘Path’ was one of many two songs devoted to Native Individuals on my Freedom-No Compromise album, the opposite being ‘Leonard Peltier,’ an American Indian Motion activist that was tragically, wrongfully imprisoned. I’m at the moment on my fifth President attempting to get him out. ‘Path’ referred particularly to the ‘Path Of Tears’ pressured relocation of tens of 1000’s of Native Individuals from the Southeast to throughout the Mississippi River following the Indian Elimination Act of 1830, and symbolically to the lots of of damaged treaties with Native America.”

Taken collectively, the three live performance DVDs within the field set, or additionally accessible on the person CD/DVD album variations, present a compelling doc of Van Zandt and the band’s evolution with the 1982 Rockpalast live performance marking solely the second-ever Disciples of Soul present. “We had been a lot greater in Europe as a result of political nature of our music and I additionally credit score acting on the Rockpalast TV present in ‘82 and once more in ‘84 that went dwell to 17 international locations with serving to to get our music to an enormous viewers,” says Van Zandt.” It was a blast revisiting these reveals and I’m thrilled they’re now being launched for all to get pleasure from.” Followers can subscribe to the channel to be notified when movies are posted HERE.

WATCH “TRAIL OF BROKEN TREATIES (LIVE AT THE RITZ 1987)”

Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul made their spectacular debut with 1982’s Males With out Ladies, highlighted by a pair of rock radio favorites within the opening “Lyin’ In A Mattress Of Hearth” and “Without end,” the latter of which spent 9 weeks on Billboard’s “Sizzling 100” whereas additionally receiving heavy rotation on the newly launched MTV. Van Zandt and the Disciples of Soul celebrated Males With out Ladies with offered out dwell dates together with a legendary efficiency at NYC’s famed Peppermint Lounge that noticed electrifying renditions of the album’s “Save Me” and “This Time It’s For Actual” (written by Van Zandt and made well-known by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes), each included on RockNRoll Insurgent – The Early Work.

 

Almost 4 many years later, Van Zandt’s “Out Of The Darkness,” a standout from his album Voice Of America with its hopeful lyrics of “There’s a starvation can’t be happy/And the streets are stuffed with rage/It’s time to dig deep inside ourselves/And face the life we’ve made” sound as related as ever, and sadly might have been written about our present instances. “As I stated on tour again then and proceed to say, now we have entered a darkish time within the historical past of our civilization, and never simply within the USA, the issue is worldwide. Elevated nationalism, isolationism, and non secular extremism are almost in all places. These of us who consider within the globalization of peace and prosperity should stick collectively and be ready to non-violently struggle for what we consider in for so long as it takes.”

A small amount of the vinyl version of RockNRoll Insurgent – The Early Work, launched in December 2019, are nonetheless accessible solely through uDiscover. Restricted to simply 1,000 copies, the bespoke slipcase field set collects the six remastered albums throughout seven coloured vinyl LPs alongside the identical 4 CDs of rarities and bonus tracks. As well as, all six authentic albums can be found individually through uDiscover on each 180-gram black vinyl and unique restricted version 180-gram shade swirl vinyl mirroring the psychedelic platters included within the field set.

Notably, Born Once more Savage is out there individually on 2LP vinyl for the primary time ever, whereas the latest vinyl reissue of Solar Metropolis, by Artists United Towards Apartheid – the extraordinary supergroup introduced collectively by Van Zandt, producer Arthur Baker and journalist Danny Schechter to struggle racial injustice in South Africa – marks the landmark protest album’s first time on vinyl since its preliminary launch 35 years in the past. The long-out-of-print LP arrived earlier this 12 months to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s historic launch from a South African jail after 27 years in captivity. Van Zandt is donating all artist and publishing royalties from Solar Metropolis to the Rock and Soul Without end Basis for the TeachRock.org music historical past curriculum.

All six Little Steven albums are additionally accessible digitally as particular person Deluxe Editions, every expanded with the identical uncommon and unreleased materials from the period that make up the 4 discs of rarities within the bodily assortment. The Early Work, a particular digital-only assortment compiling 10 beforehand unreleased tracks of early rehearsals and dwell performances, can be now accessible. Additionally now accessible digitally is the uncommon 1985 three-song 12” EP, Let Me See Your I.D., that includes the Prolonged Combine, Avenue Combine and Beat and Scratch Mixture of the landmark “Solar Metropolis” single. All albums might be streamed/downloaded beneath:

MEN WITHOUT WOMEN

VOICE OF AMERICA

FREEDOM NO COMPROMISE

REVOLUTION

BORN AGAIN SAVAGE

SUN CITY

THE EARLY WORK

LET ME SEE YOUR I.D.

 

LITTLE STEVEN

ROCKNROLL REBEL – THE EARLY WORK

(UMe/Depraved Cool)

RELEASE DATE: FRIDAY, JULY 31
 

TRACKLISTING

 

LITTLE STEVEN AND THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL: MEN WITHOUT WOMEN (1982)

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Lyin’ In A Mattress Of Hearth

Inside Of Me

Till The Good Is Gone

Males With out Ladies

Underneath The Gun

Save Me

Princess Of Little Italy

Angel Eyes

Without end

I’ve Been Ready

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ROCKPALAST: LIVE AT GRUGAHALLE, GERMANY – 1982 (DVD)

Intro (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Lyin’ In A Mattress Of Hearth (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Save Me (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Without end (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Inside Of Me (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Take It Inside (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Till The Good Is Gone (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Princess Of Little Italy (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Caravan (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Underneath The Gun (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

I Performed The Idiot (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

I Don’t Need To Go Dwelling (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Angel Eyes (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

This Time It’s For Actual (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Can I Get A Witness (Dwell At Grugahalle, Germany – 1982)

Closing Credit

 

LITTLE STEVEN AND THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL: VOICE OF AMERICA (1983)

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Voice Of America

Justice

Checkpoint Charlie

Solidarity

Out Of The Darkness

Los Desaparecidos (The Disappeared Ones)

Concern

I Am A Patriot (And The River Opens For The Righteous)

Amongst The Believers

Undefeated (Everyone Goes Dwelling)

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                                 ROCKPALAST: LIVE AT LORELEY, GERMANY – 1984 (DVD)

Peter Ruchel Intro (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Voice Of America (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Justice (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Save Me (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Concern (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Lyin’ In A Mattress Of Hearth (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

I Am A Patriot (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Solidarity (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Underneath The Gun (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Checkpoint Charlie (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Los Desaparecidos (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Out Of The Darkness (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Undefeated (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Males With out Ladies (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Without end (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Princess Of Little Italy (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Angel Eyes (Dwell At Loreley, Germany – 1984)

Closing Credit

Peter Ruchel Interview [Concert Film]

 

LITTLE STEVEN: FREEDOM – NO COMPROMISE (1987)

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Freedom

Path Of Damaged Treaties

Pretoria

Bitter Fruit

No Extra Celebration’s

Can’t You Really feel The Hearth

Native American

Sanctuary

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LIVE AT THE RITZ, NEW YORK – 1987 (DVD)

Freedom (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Sanctuary (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Underneath The Gun (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Los Desaparecidos (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

I Am A Patriot (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Pretoria (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Concern (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Path Of Damaged Treaties (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Bitter Fruit (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Checkpoint Charlie (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Vote! (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

No Extra Celebration’s (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Undefeated (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Native American Feat. Bruce Springsteen (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

Solar Metropolis Feat. Bruce Springsteen (Dwell At The Ritz, New York – 1987)

 

LITTLE STEVEN: REVOLUTION (1989)

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Revolution

The place Do We Go From Right here

Revolution

Training

Stability

Love and Forgiveness

Newspeak

Attractive

Leonard Peltier

Liberation Theology

Self-discipline

 

LITTLE STEVEN VAN ZANDT: BORN AGAIN SAVAGE (1999)

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Born Once more Savage

Camouflage of Righteousness

Weapons, Medication, And Gasoline

Face of God

Saint Francis

Salvation

Arrange

Flesheater

Lust for Enlightenment

Tongues of Angels

 

ARTISTS UNITED AGAINST APARTHEID: SUN CITY (1985)

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Solar Metropolis

No Extra Apartheid

Revolutionary Scenario

Solar Metropolis (Model II) (Edit)

Let Me See Your I.D.

The Battle Continues

Silver And Gold

 

BONUS TRACKS (4CD):

 

CD1: MEN WITHOUT WOMEN (AND BEFORE) (BONUS TRACKS)

RockNRoll Insurgent

Who Informed You? (Dwell At Gulliver’s Pub, Purple Financial institution, NJ, June 15, 1973)

That’s How It Feels (Dwell At Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ, Could 30, 1976)

When You Dance (Rehearsal, 1976 / Mono)

Little Darlin’ (Stone Pony Rehearsal, 1977 / Mono)

Ain’t No Woman (Stone Pony Rehearsal, 1977 / Mono)

Love On The Fallacious Aspect Of City (Stone Pony Rehearsal, 1977 / Mono)

Little Lady So High quality (Rehearsal, 1976 / Mono)

Some Issues Simply Don’t Change (Stone Pony Rehearsal, 1977 / Mono)

She Acquired Me The place She Needs Me (Stone Pony Rehearsal, 1977 / Mono)

Males With out Ladies (1982 Radio Spot)

Angel Eyes (Britt Row Model / 1982)

Without end (Britt Row Model / 1982)

Till The Good Is Gone (Britt Row Model / 1982)

I’ve Been Ready (Early Model / 1982)

Caravan (Britt Row Model / 1982)

Save Me (Dwell At Peppermint Lounge, New York, NY, July 18, 1982)

Time (Studio Monitor / 1982)

 

CD2: VOICE OF AMERICA (BONUS TRACKS)

This Time It’s For Actual (Dwell At Marquee Membership, London, UK, October 18, 1982)

It’s Potential (Studio Monitor/Mono)

Vote! (That Mutha Out) (12” Single Model)

Vote! Pt. II (1984 Rap Model)

Vote! Pt. III (After World Struggle III) (Rap Model / 12” Single Model)

Vote! Pt. IV (Instrumental / 12” Single Model)

Vote! Pt. V (1984 Rap Model)

Caravan (Dwell At Marquee Membership, London, UK, October 18, 1982)

I Don’t Need To Go Dwelling (Dwell At Marquee Membership, London, UK, October 18, 1982)

US Pageant Radio Spot 1983

Alive For The First Time (Writing Session, The Start Of A Tune / 1983)

Voice Of America Radio Spot 1984

Out Of The Darkness (12” Single Model)

Inside Of Me (French TV/1983)

 

CD3: SUN CITY (BONUS TRACKS)

Let Me See Your I.D. (Prolonged Combine / 12” Single Model)

Let Me See Your I.D. (Prolonged Avenue Combine / 12” Single Model)

Let Me See Your I.D. (Beat And Scratch Combine / 12” Single Model)

Not So Far Away (Dub Combine / UK 12” Single Model)

Solar Metropolis (Final Remix  / UK 12” Single Model)

Soweto Nights

The Battle Continues (Further Miles Davis Model)

 

CD4: FREEDOM – NO COMPROMISE, REVOLUTION (AND LATER) (BONUS TRACKS)

Bitter Fruit (Cana No Mas Dub Combine / UK 12” Single Model)

Bitter Fruit (No Pasaran Combine / UK 12” Single Model)

Bitter Fruit (Platano Quemado Combine With Metal Drums / UK 12” Single Model)

Fruta Amarga (12” Single Model)

No Extra Celebration’s (For These About To Celebration…) Rock Combine / 12” Single Model)

No Extra Celebration’s (Funky Celebration Edit / R&B Combine / UK 7” Single Model)

Vote Jesse In (Jesse Jackson Marketing campaign Tune)

Revolution (Bare Metropolis Combine / UK 12” Single)

Revolution (Bare Metropolis Combine Pt. 2 / Maceo’s Thang / UK 12” Single)

I Want It Would Rain (Vin Scelsa Hungerthon, 1995)

Princess Of Little Italy (Vin Scelsa Hungerthon / 1989)

It’s Been A Lengthy Time (Solo Acoustic)

 

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