Not only is Bee Thousand widely regarded as one of the best Guided By Voices albums, but it is also widely regarded as one of the best indie rock albums ever made. Reissued for its 20th anniversary, the album has been remastered, is housed in a hefty gatefold sleeve and is pressed on high-quality vinyl. This album is so good, it even had a beer made in its honour - Beer Thousand.
Vinyl LP £22.49 SCAT35
Remastered gatefold LP on Scat.
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10/10 Penrith Steve 19th January 2015
'Bee Thousand' is a cornerstone of American alternative music and an absolute triumph for lo-fi recording. It’s up there with Pavement’s “Slanted & Enchanted” and “Sebadoh III”. Simply put – it’s essential. Originally released in 1994, it was the first of a run of incredible albums that included “Alien Lanes” and “Under the Bushes, Under the Stars”. “Bee Thousand” contains the classics “Echoes Myron”, “Tractor Rape Chain”, “Hot Freaks” and “I am a Scientist”. It’s melodic, scruffy, off-kilter and perfect.
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