Foghat, one of the greatest names from the music industry’s vinyl era, is returning this fall with a vinyl re-issue of its latest full-length studio recording.
Under The Influence will be released on vinyl this Friday. The record will be released via Foghat’s own Foghat Records on a double-disc 180-gram presentation. As an added bonus for fans, some independent record stores across the country will include posters with the record’s release. Others will even hold listening parties to celebrate the record’s vinyl re-issue along with tastings of Foghat Cellars Wines.
The list of stores that will hold listening parties to celebrate the album’s vinyl re-issue is noted below.
Listening parties at these indie record stores on October 21st at 7:00 P.M local time (in each time zone)
— Cactus Houston, TX
— Music Millennium Portland, OR
— Fingerprints Long Beach, CA
— Record Archive Rochester, NY
— Park Ave CDs Orlando, FL
Bassist Bryan Bassett and drummer Roger Earl were ecstatic when they discussed the album’s upcoming vinyl re-issue.
“A couple things I love about new vinyl releases is the re-emergence of an old art form – I.E. album cover art and the return of high-quality analog audio played through great old stereos being pulled from the garage and resurrected,” Basset said.
Earl shared Bassett’s sentiment, adding that he appreciated having liner notes and photos to go with the experience.
“It’s black, it’s shiny, it’s beautiful and some really beautiful noises come out of it!,” Earl said. “And you can actually read the liner notes and see the photos!”
Under The Influence was originally released this past June. Since its release, the record has gone on to become the band’s most successful record to date. It debuted at #17 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Albums Chart and #40 on the magazine’s Independent Albums Chart.
The record’s track listing is noted below.
‘UNDER THE INFLUENCE’ VINYL TRACKLISTING:
Under The Influence
Knock It Off
She’s Got a Ring in His Nose
Upside of Lonely
Heard it Through the Grapevine
Made Up My Mind
Heart Gone Cold
Honey Do List
All Because of You
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