Son Volt announces reissues

Thursday, March 29, 2018 – Son Volt will reissue "Okemah And The Melody of Riot" from 2005 and "The Search" from 2007 on April 6.

Both discs contained enhanced material with "The Search" featuring songs from the band's vinyl-only 2007 release "On Chant and Strum." The original release of "The Search" is out of print.

Set to be released on vinyl for the first time, "Okemah" will be featured as a double-LP Record Store Day Exclusive as an opaque red pressing. The package will include all album tracks from the 2005 release plus nine bonus tracks, featuring special performances from the previously released "Afterglow" EP (with live versions of "Joe Citizen Blues," and "Medication"), "On the Road and Revisited" (live radio performances of "Afterglow 61," "Gramophone," "Ipecac," "Bandages & Scars," and "Atmosphere"), as well as unreleased versions of "Exurbia" and "Anacostia." The special LP is a limited edition release with 2,000 units being pressed.

Jay Farrar, the founder and leader of Son Volt, will hit the road as will Son Volt this year.

The Search deluxe reissue CD and Vinyl Track Listing
Disc One
1. The Search 2. Carnival Blues 3. Methamphetamine 4. Bleed the Line 5. L Train 6. Phosphate Skin 7. The Picture 8. Beacon Soul 9. Underground Dream 10. Exurbia 11. Adrenaline and Heresy

Disc Two
1. Action 2. Circadian Rhythm 3. Bicycle Hotel 4. Houdini Punches 5. Acetone Angels 6. Satellite 7. Automatic Society 8. Waking World 9. Highways and Cigarettes 10. Coltrane Free 11. Slow Hearse

Okemah and the Melody of Riot: Deluxe Reissue vinyl track listing
Side One
1. Bandages & Scars 2. Afterglow 61 3. Jet Pilot 4. Atmosphere 5. Ipecac
Side Two
1. Who 2. Endless War 3. Medication 4. 6 String Belief 5. Gramophone
Side Three
1. Chaos Streams 2. World Waits for You 3. World Waits for You (Reprise) 4. Joe Citizen Blues^ 5. Exurbia* 6. Anacostia*
Side Four
1. Afterglow 61^ 2. Gramophone^ 3. Ipecac^ 4. Bandages & Scars^ 5. Atmosphere^ 6. Medication^

^ live * previously unreleased

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