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Worm Turner: Faith No More announce ‘We Care A Lot’ re-issue with original recordings

 

With the release of last year’s masterful album Sol Invictus, Faith No More proved their recent reunion wasn’t a pure nostalgia act. With the influential Bay Area rock band’s place firmly re-established, now’s a good time to start revisiting their past glory.

This morning Faith No More announced they will reissue debut 1985 album We Care A Lot, complete with nine bonus tracks, original master reels, live recordings, exclusive photos, and liner notes penned by keyboardist Roddy Bottum. It’ll be released August 19 via bassist Bill Gould’s Koolarrow Records.

“There were a couple of reasons we decided to release this now: first of all, it’s been 20 years since it has been commercially available,” says Gould in a press release. “Secondly, when cleaning out my basement, I discovered the original master reels, and we all thought that resurrecting this from the original tapes would be a great way to reintroduce We Care A Lot into the world. Lastly, this has been a band effort; we are releasing this in the same way as we recorded it, deciding everything amongst ourselves and getting our hands deep into the nuts and bolts… just like we used to.”

 

Here’s the track listing and artwork:

Faith No More: We Care A Lot (Deluxe Band Edition)
01. We Care A Lot
02. The Jungle
03. Mark Bowen
04. Jim
05. Why Do You Bother
06. Greed
07. Pills for Breakfast
08. As The Worm Turns
09. Arabian Disco
10. New Beginnings
11. We Care A Lot – 2016 Mix
12. Pills for Breakfast – 2016 Mix
13. As The Worm Turns – 2016 Mix
14. Greed – Original Demo
15. Mark Bowen – Original Demo
16. Arabian Disco – Original Demo
17. Intro – Original Demo
18. The Jungle – I-Beam, SF, 1986
19. New Beginnings – I-Beam, SF, 1986

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