Released for RSD 2021 (June Drop)
The Pleasure Is All Yours: The Pleased to Meet Me Outtakes & Alternates is a collection of material from The Replacements sessions for their critically acclaimed fifth studio album Pleased to Meet Me.
Recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis over a three month period in 1987 - with legendary producer Jim Dickinson - Please To Meet Me was the only album recorded by the band as a trio, after original guitarist Bob Stinson acrimoniously left the band. This Record Store Day exclusive release features an entire LP of outtakes and alternates which have never been released on vinyl before. Tracks include outtakes of Birthday Gal, Beer for Breakfast, plus, alternate versions of Alex Chilton and Can't Hardly Wait amongst others. All audio has been remastered by Justin Perkins. Limited Edition pressing of 10,000 copies.
Side A – A1. Birthday Gal, A2. Learn How To Fail, A3. Run For The Country, A4. Can’t Hardly Wait (Alternate Version), A5. All He Wants To Do Is Fish
Side B – B1. Alex Chilton (Alternate Version), B2. I Can Help (Studio Outtake), B3. Lift Your Skirt, B4. ‘Til We’re Nude, B5. Beer For Breakfast, B6. Trouble On The Way, B7. I Don’t Know (Outtake)