Career spanning compilation form Amherst, MA's Dinosaur Jr. Ear-Bleeding Country - The Best Of was originally released in 2001 and compiles tracks from the band's Homestead, SST and Sire days. While they have always been known for the sheer force of their sound, frontman J Mascis' subtle songwriting came to the forefront after they signed to Sire in the early 90s. This compilation serves to highlight the later career Mascis. Notable songs include: their cover of the Cure's "Just Like Heaven," "Whatever's Cool With Me," "Start Choppin," "Get Me," "Feel the Pain," and the astounding "The Wagon." Nineteen tracks in all. Released by Cherry Red Records on white double vinyl housed in a gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeves.
- white double vinyl pressing
- gatefold sleeve
- printed inner sleeves
- introductory essay from Henry Rollins
- first ever vinyl pressing
- liner notes by Byron Coley
- music label: Cherry Red Records 2018
reviewed by ninetwofour 10/2018
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