Iconic Long Beach, CA reggae-punk/alternative-rock bandSublime was founded in 1988 by Bradley Nowell (vocals/guitar), Eric Wilson (bass/vocals) and Bud Gaugh (drums). Their self-produced debut 40 oz. to Freedom was released in 1992 via the band's label Skunk Records and has subsequently been certified double platinum. The classic double album is home to such radio hits as "Date Rape" and "Badfish," plus the band's stylized covers of the Grateful Dead's "Scarlet Begonias," The Toyes' "Smoke Two Joints," Bad Religion's "We're Only Gonna Die for Our Arrogance" and The Descendents "Hope."
LP1 1. Waiting for My Ruca 2. 40oz. to Freedom 3. Smoke Two Joints 4. We're Only Gonna Die for Our Arrogance 5. Don't Push 6. 5446 That's My Number / Ball and Chain 7. Badfish 8. Let's Go Get Stoned 9. New Thrash 10. Scarlet Begonias 11. Live at E's 12. D.J.s
LP2 1. Chica Me Tipo 2. Right Back 3. What Happened 4. New Song 5. Ebin 6. Date Rape/Rawhide 7. Hope 8. KRS-One 9. Rivers of Babylon 10. Thanx Dub
Double vinyl LP pressing of this newly-remastered 1996 album. Sublime is the eponymous third and final studio album by the ska punk band. The album was produced by Paul Leary and David Kahne. Sublime formed in 1988 in Long Beach, California by vocalist/guitarist Bradley Nowell, bassist Eric Wilson, and drummer Bud Gaugh. By the time it came to record this major label debut, Nowell had been struggling with a heroin addiction. Sublime was recorded over a period of three months in Austin, Texas. The album's musical style contains elements of punk rock, reggae, and ska, as well as dancehall, hip hop, and dub music, with tempos ranging wildly. Nowell's lyrical subject matter relates to relationships, prostitution, riots, and addiction.
LP1 1. Garden Grove 2. What I Got 3. Wrong Way 4. Same In The End 5. April 29th, 1992 (Miami) 6. Santeria 7. Seed 8. Jailhouse 9. Pawn Shop
LP2 1. Paddle Out 2. The Ballad Of Johnny Butt 3. Burritos 4. Under My Voodoo 5. Get Ready 6. Caress Me Down 7. What I Got (Reprise) 8. Doin' Time
Long Beach legends Sublime were a ska punk/alternative-rock trio based around the considerable charisma of frontman Bradley Nowell who died tragically at just 28 on the eve of the release of the band's major label and eponymous debut, a third wave mash up that won critical acclaim and brought focus to their previous work. Now considered to be key players in contemporary Californian music their legacy hasn't dimmed and in Nowell you'll find one of the true originals. Available for the first time on vinyl, Sublime'sGold-certified 1999 Greatest Hitscompilation gathers the band's finest material from Sublime("What I Got," "Wrong Way," "Santeria," "Doin' Time"),40 Oz. to Freedom ("40 Oz. to Freedom," "Smoke To Joints," "Date Rape," "Badfish") and Robbin' the Hood ("Saw Red," "Pool Shark") and comes packaged in a matchbook-style jacket.