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Sloan released ‘One Chord to Another’ 20th anniversary box set, playing LP on 2016 tour

One Chord To Another

Canadian guitar pop royalty Sloan have announced details of their 20th anniversary box set for their third album, One Chord to Another. The set three-disc vinyl box features the original 1996 album remastered from the original tapes; an 11-track LP of unreleased 4-track and studio recordings that basically make up a “lost” album recorded between Twice Removed and OCTA; and the Live at A Sloan Party album that came with initial CD copies of the U.S. release of the album with new cover art that, like the record itself, is an homage to the Beach Boys’ “Party” LP.

There’s also a 7″ single featuring demos of songs that would appear on the album; a 32-page book with liner notes, rare photos and other memorabilia, and a fanzine style booklet that collects actual fanzine stories on Sloan from the ’90s. The included digital download also includes demo versions of every song from One Chord to Another. It’s on sale now. and full tracklist, pics of the set, and a video featuring Sloan’s Chris Murphy and Jay Ferguson detailing the box set, are below.

One Chord to Another is Sloan’s most overty ’60s-inspired album, drawing from The Beatles, Beach Boys, The Turtles, Zombies and other pop from the era, with some of the band’s best-loved songs, including “The Good in Everyone,” “G Turns to D,” “”Everything You’ve Done Wrong” “Nothing Left To Make Me Want To Stay” and “The Lines You Amend.” The whole record is great, it’s maybe my favorite of all their albums. You can stream the original album via Spotify below.

Like they did when the Twice Removed box set came out, Sloan will be playing One Chord to Another in full on tour this year. So far, it’s mainly Canadian dates, with a few U.S. shows on the West Coast. More U.S. dates, including ones on the East Coast, will follow this fall.

All dates are listed, along with videos for all of OCTA’s singles, box set track list and artwork, below.

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Sloan One Chord to Another

SLOAN – ONE CHORD TO ANOTHER BOX tracklist/contents:
– 3 LPs with 2 lyric inserts
– 12″x12″ 32 page full colour book
– 7″ single
– Fanzine style booklet
– High quality digital download and a bonus digital-only LP of demo recordings
– Bonus pack of signed photos only in 20 random box sets
– Limited edition of 1000

DISC 1 – ONE CHORD TO ANOTHER

Side A

The Good In Everyone
Nothing Left To Make Me Want To Stay
Autobiography
Junior Panthers
G Turns To D
A Side Wins

Side B

Everything You’ve Done Wrong
Anyone Who’s Anyone
The Lines You Amend
Take The Bench
Can’t Face Up
400 Metres

DISC 2 – THE OUTTAKES

Side A
El Say
Pictures Now
Adele
Baxter
I’m Gonna Give It A Try
Song #1

Side B
Learn How To Play Dead
Imagine All Songs
Flexible Flyer
In My Mind
Teachers In The Bleachers

DISC 3 – RECORDED “LIVE” AT A SLOAN PARTY

Side A
Let’s Get the Party Started
I Can Feel It
Dignified and Old (Jonathan Richman)
Glitter and Gold (Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil)
Over You (Bryan Ferry and Phil Manzanera)
I Am the Cancer

Side B
I Can’t Let Go (Chip Taylor and Al Gorgoni)
Stood Up (Matthew Grimson)
On the Road Again/Transona Five (Jones and Wilson/Gane and Sadier)
I Wouldn’t Want to Lose Your Love (Myles Goodwin)

7” SINGLE
Side A
Mirror Ball (Junior Panthers demo)

Side B
John, You Made It On (G Turns To D demo)

ONE CHORD TO ANOTHER DEMOS (Bonus Digital-Only Album)

The Good In Everyone (demo)
Billy Joel (Nothing Left To Make Me Want To Stay demo)
Autobiography (demo)
Mirror Ball (Junior Panthers demo)
John, You Made It On (G Turns To D demo)
A Side Wins (demo)
Everything You’ve Done Wrong (demo)
Everyone Who’s Anyone (Anyone Who’ Anyone demo)
Found A Way (The Lines You Amend demo)
Sing Your Little Heart Out (Take The Bench demo from Pier 21)
Can’t Face Up (demo from Idea Of East Recording)
400 Metres (demo)

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Sloan – 2016 Tour Dates
04/05 Barrie, ON – Roxy Theatre
04/06 Sudbury, ON – Townehouse
04/07 Thunder Bay, ON – Crock’s
04/08 St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
04/09 Winnipeg, MB – The Pyramid
04/10 Saskatoon, SK – Broadway Theatre
04/11 Lethbridge, AB – Average Joe’s
04/13 Grande Prairie, AB – Better Than Fred’s
04/14 Red Deer, AB – Bo’s Bar and Grill –
04/15 Edmonton, AB – The Needle Vinyl Tavern
04/16 Calgary, AB – The Marquee
04/18 Nelson, BC – Spirit Bar
04/19 Penticton, BC – The Mule
04/20 Vancouver, BC – Imperial Theatre
04/21 Victoria, BC – Sugar
04/22 Nanaimo, BC – The Queens
04/23 Seattle, WA – Barboza
04/24 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
04/26 San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop
05/05 Stratford, ON – Masonic Concert Hall
05/06 Peterborough, ON – Red Dog
05/07 Hamilton, ON – Dundas Valley Montessori School
05/08 Fort Erie, ON – Bell Tower Sanctuary
05/10 London, ON – London Music Hall
05/11 Waterloo, ON – Maxwell’s
05/12 Detroit, MI – St. Andrew’s Hall
05/13 Sarnia, ON – Station Music Hall
05/14 Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre

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