posted at 06/26/2014

Glitterhouse very proudly presents the deluxe reissues of The Walkabouts "Devil’s Road" and "Nighttown" and the release of "The Virgin Years Box-Set"!

The deluxe reissues of the classic albums "Devil’s Road" and "Nighttown" are released with re-worked and extended artwork plus a bonus CD containing five unreleased tracks of that period. They come in a multifold digipak with 16 page booklet and as a two-LP set (180 gram heavyweight vinyl, gatefold sleeve) plus two CDs! Limited to 500 copies worldwide, "The Virgin Years Box-Set" contains the double LP (plus 2 CDs) “Devil’s Road”, the double LP (plus 2 CDs) “Nighttown” and exclusively to this set the double LP (plus CD) “Bruxelles”, which is a live recording with the Nighttown (string) Orchestra on June, 28th 1997 at the Ancienne Belgique in Bruxelles in superb sound quality. All Vinyl albums in the box will feature deluxe gatefold sleeves, and the box itself will be a piece of art.

"Devil's Road (deluxe edition)":
Vinyl --->
CD ---->

"Nighttown (deluxe edition)":
Vinyl --->
CD ---->

"The Virgin Years Box-Set"
6-LP+5-CD --->

For 30 years The Walkabouts have written and sung about one of their main topics: America – the origin and home of Rock’n’Roll. The Walkabouts scrutinize America as a mythic place spotlighted by desires and hopes, but also contradictions and inconsistences.

Singer-Songwriter Chris Eckman and Carla Torgerson founded The Walkabouts in 1984 in Seattle. 1989 saw the release of their Sub Pop debut, finding themselves the only non-Grunge band next to the likes of Nirvana, Soundgarden, and Mudhoney. Ironically enough the sound of The Walkabouts, the mixing of Folk, Americana and Country with the knowledge and energy of Punk, survived the Grunge hype of the 90's and became one of the most important and enduring musical genres of the following decades. In 1992 The Walkabouts and Sub Pop split but the band joined forces with Sub Pop Europe represented by Glitterhouse Records in Beverungen, Germany. After releasing two albums -- „Devil’s Road“ (1996) and „Nighttown“ (1997) -- with Virgin Records, The Walkabouts returned again to their home Glitterhouse and have remained their from 1999 until today.

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