Giant Sand Vinyl, CD & tapes by Giant Sand at Norman Records

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Giant Sand
Ramp

Giant Sand appear to have been providing parched missives since the beginning of time. Ramp was their 1991 effort which saw guest spots from the likes of Victoria Williams and is seen as one of their best. For the uninitiated, this is a well that is worth delving into. The collective play a kind of late-night lounge music with shards of brutal guitar. This 2CD edition features a bonus disc containing a further live session. 
  • Vinyl LP (FIRELP175)
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  • Limited edition
  • Indies-only
  • CD (FIRECD175X)

Giant Sand
Glum (25th Anniversary Edition)

Glum was the 11th album by Giant Sand and was originally released in 1994, hence this 25th anniversary reissue. The band, helmed as ever by Howe Gelb, also featured Joey Burns and John Convertino who went on to form Calexico, singer / songwriter Victoria Williams, Pete Holsapple of the dB’s, Chris Cacavas, Pappy Allen and singer / songwriter Lisa Germano. Their dusty Americana was, on this occasion, described by comedian Stewart Lee as ‘infant free jazz’.
  • Vinyl Double LP (FIRELP176)
  • CD (FIRECD176X)

Giant Sand
Recounting The Ballads Of Thin Line Men

It seems alt. Country trailblazers, Giant Sand, returning to their early albums and re-recording them with the addition of some new ideas is becoming a thing. In 2018 they released Returns To The Valley of Rain, which saw them having another stab at their debut album Valley of Rain. Now they are doing the same with Recounting The Ballads of Thin Line Men - a new version of their 1986 sophomore effort, The Ballad of a Thin Line Man.
  • CD (FIRECD575)
  • Vinyl LP (FIRELP575X)
  • Coloured vinyl
  • Limited edition
  • Indies-only
  • Vinyl LP (FIRELP575P)
  • Coloured vinyl

Howe Gelb
Gathered

Former Giant Sand frontman Howe Gelb makes it a cool two-dozen solo albums with Gathered. On his latest LP we find Gelb doubling-down on that Tom Waits-inspired sound that has served him so well of late. We’re talking more The Heart Of Saturday Night than Mule Variations, by the way - crooners instead of howlers. Guests include M Ward, Anna Karina and the superbly-named Juan Panki.
  • CD (FIRECD548)
  • Vinyl LP (FIRELP548)
  • Vinyl LP (FIRELP548X)
  • Coloured vinyl
  • Limited edition
  • Indies-only

Howe Gelb
Dreaded Brown Recluse


  • Vinyl LP (FIRELP200)
  • Coloured vinyl
  • Limited edition

Giant Sand
Returns To Valley Of Rain

Giant Sand’s debut album,Valley Of Rain was originally released in 1985, although it was recorded some two years earlier. The band had started to play the songs on tour again, which made them think re-recording the album would be a good idea. They got the original line-up back together, augmented by two newer members and some proper equipment. 
  • CD (FIRECD534)
  • Vinyl LP (FIRELP534)

Giant Sand
The Sun Set Vol. 1

Howe Gelb’s highly-regarded Giant Sand project is wrapping up after 3 decades of loyal service to Americana and alternative country. Consequently, the whole album catalogue is being reissued over 3 big box-sets, divided alphabetically rather than chronologically. So The Sun Set Vol. 1 gives you 6 albums from all across the Giant Sand career, split over 8 vinyl records with elaborate liner notes. On Fire.
  • Vinyl Deluxe LP box set (FAME007LP)

Howe Gelb
Future Standards

In constantly shifting in styles and approach Howe Gleb's next solo offering, Future Standards, is a delicate and smooth jazz expedition. Inspired by the greats this piano-led record is meant for pure relaxation, and offers a host of new timeless ballads on top of an already bulging and acclaimed back-catalogue.
  • Vinyl LP (FIRELP466)
  • CD (FIRECD466)

Howe Gelb
'Sno Angel Like You + 'Sno Angel Winging It

Giant Sand man Howe Gelb had a rather fantastic experience performing on the same bill as a number of gospel choirs in 2003, and decided to bring a choir into his own solo work on 2006’s ‘Sno Angel Like You. This reissue presents the beautiful, sensitive results alongside the feature-length documentary ‘Sno Angel Winging It, making for a hell of a package. On Fire.
  • CD (FAME384CD)
  • Vinyl Double LP (FAME384LP)

Giant Sand
Goods and Services (25th Anniversary Edition)


  • CD (FIRECD178)

Giant Sand
Black Out (25th Anniversary Edition)


  • CD (FIRECD190)

Giant Sand
Purge & Slouch (25th Anniversary Edition)


  • CD (FIRECD174)

Giant Sand
Blurry Blue Mountain


  • CD (FIRECD161)

Giant Sand
Storm (25th Anniversary Edition)


  • CD (FIRECD164)

Giant Sand
Valley Of Rain


  • CD (FIRECD162)

Giant Sand
proVISIONS

proVISIONS is Giant Sand’ 2008 record, reissued now by the Fire label. As well as main Sandman Howe Gelb, this double-disc collection also features vocal assistance from Neko Case, M Ward and Isobel Campbell, while PJ Harvey finds her ‘The Desperate Kingdom Of Love’ covered. Desert-music with plenty of atmosphere.
  • CD (FAME042CD)

Howe Gelb
Further Standards

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Giant Sand
Backyard Barbeque

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Giant Sand
Chore of Enchantment

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Purge & Slouch

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Giant Sand
Centre of The Universe

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Ramp

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The Love Songs (25th Anniversary Edition)

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Swerve

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Storm

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Ballad Of A Thin Line Man

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Long Stem Rant (25th Anniversary Edition)

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Swerve (25th Anniversary Edition)

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Giant Sand
The Love Songs

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Giant Sand
Is All over The Map

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Giant Sand
Cover Magazine

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