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fIREHOSE announces anthology: lowFLOWS

on March 02, 2012, 5:37pm

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As previously reportedfIREHOSE — Mike Watts’ post-Minutemen project with Ed Crawford and George Hurley — are reuniting after 18 years for a string of U.S. tour dates, which includes an appearance at this year’s Coachella Music Festival. Now, Columbia Records has announced a new two-disc anthology to commemorate the reunion.

Titled lowFLOWS: the Columbia anthology (’91-’93), the expansive set includes both of the band’s albums – 1991’s Flyin’ the Flannel and 1993’s Mr. Machinery Operator – in addition to 1991’s Live Totem Pole EM, previously unheard tracks, further live cuts, and instrumentals.

The collection hits stores April 3rd via Columbia. Below you will find the rather lengthy tracklist, the band’s forthcoming itinerary, and a video for their Daniel Johnston cover of “Walking the Cow”.

lowFLOWS: the Columbia Anthology (’91-’93) Tracklist:
Disc 1:
Flyin’ the Flannel:
01. Down with the Bass
02. Up Finnegan’s Ladder
03. Can’t Believe
04. Walking the Cow
05. Flyin’ the Flannel
06. Epoxy, for Example
07. O’er the Town of Pedro
08. Too Long
09. The First Cuss
10. Anti-Misogyny Maneuver
11. Toolin’
12. Song for Dave Alvin
13. Tien an Man Dream Again
14. Lost Colors
15. Towin’ the Line
16. Losers, Boozers and Heroes

Bonus Tracks:
17. Max and Wells
18. Down With the Bass (instrumental)
19. The Red and the Black (live) (Blue Öyster Cult cover)
20. Sophisticated Bitch (live) (Public Enemy cover)
21. Revolution (Part Two) (live) (Butthole Surfers cover)
22. Slack Motherfucker (live) (Superchunk cover)
23. What Gets Heard (live)
24. Mannequin (live) (Wire cover)
25. Makin’ the Freeway (live)

Disc 2:

Mr. Machinery Operator:
01. Formal Introduction
02. Blaze
03. Herded Into Pools
04. Witness
05. Number Seven
06. Powerful Hankerin’
07. Rocket Sled/Fuel Tank
08. Quicksand
09. Disciples of the 3-Way
10. More Famous Quotes
11. Sincerely
12. Hell-Hole
13. 4. 29. 92
14. The Cliffs Thrown Down

Bonus Tracks:
15. Blaze (instrumental)
16. Witness (Mersh Again edit)
17. 4. 29. 92 (live)
18. Powerful Hankerin’ (live)
19. Tien an Man Dream Again (live)
20. Formal Introduction (live)

fIREHOSE 2012 Tour Dates:
04/05 – Sacramento, CA @ Harlow’s
04/06 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
04/07 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
04/09 – Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo House of Music
04/10 – Eugene, OR @ WOW Hall
04/11 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
04/12 – Santa Cruz, CA @ Historic Coconut Grove Ballroom *
04/13 – Fresno, CA @ Fulton 55
04/14 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music Festival
04/17 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom *
04/18 – Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theatre *
04/19 – Tucson, AZ @ Plush
04/20 – Indio, CA @ Coachella Music Festival

* = w/ M. Ward

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