Old 97′s Announce Too Far To Care Deluxe Edition, Tour

Written by July 26th, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Old 97′s will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their breakthrough album Too Far To Care with a Deluxe reissue loaded with bonus tracks, and a national tour in which they’ll perform the album in full. The album, first released in 1997 on Elektra Records, features seminal songs like “Time Bomb,” “Barrier Reef”and “Salome.”

The reissue will feature three previously unissued bonus outtakes (“Beer Cans”, “No Doubt About It”, “Holy Cross”) and a rare promo track (“Northern Line,” off the Nothing To Attract You EP). A second disc will contain They Made A Monster: The Too Far To Care Demos with 11 previously unreleased demos from the Too Far To Care sessions. They Made A Monsterwill also be released as a stand-alone LP (w/download card) and also as a stand-alone digital version.

Too Far To Care was a magical moment for the 97’s,” says Old 97′s frontman Rhett Miller. “Starry-eyed and flush with confidence thanks to our brand-new deal with Elektra, we felt no fear, just giddy excitement. An adventurous producer and a world champion A&R guy shepherded us through the recording process. And when it was all over, we had captured our little bit of lightning in a bottle. I love Too Far To Careand can’t wait to play it in its entirety across the USA.”

Love Old 97′s? Watch out recent live session with Rhett Miller here, and don’t miss Miller’s Writer of the Week interview.

Old 97’s Too Far To Care 15th Anniversary Tour w/Those Darlins supporting:

DATE: CITY/STATE VENUE
August 23 Houston, TX House of Blues
August 24 Dallas, TX House of Blues
August 25 San Antonio, TX Sam’s Burger Joint
August 26 El Paso, TX Tricky Falls
August 28 Phoenix, AZ The Crescent Ballroom
August 29 Solana Beach, CA Belly Up Tavern
August 30 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
August 31 Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theatre
September 1 Los Angeles, CA El Rey Theatre
September 2 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore
September 4 Seattle, WA The Showbox @ The Market
September 5 Vancouver, BC Venue
September 6 Portland, OR Roseland Theatre
September 7 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
September 8 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
September 10 Boulder, CO Boulder Theater
September 11 Omaha, NE The Slowdown
September 12 Columbia, MO The Blue Note
October 14 Austin, TX Austin City Limits Festival


Old 97’s Too Far To Care 15th Anniversary Tour w/Salim Nourallah supporting:

DATE: CITY/STATE VENUE
October 16 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
October 17 Madison, WI Capitol Theater
October 18 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue
October 19 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
October 20 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
October 22 Boston, MA Royale Night Club
October 23 New York, NY Webster Hall
October 25 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer
October 26 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
October 27 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
October 29 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom

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