4LP, Box Set, Compilation, Limited Edition
Matador (2022) US, EU
Deluxe Vinyl 4LP Reissue with Album Remastered from the Original Tapes, 28 Previously Unreleased Tracks and 3 Never-Before-Heard Songs Plus Accompanying Book.
Matador's complete series of expanded editions of Pavement's five studio albums culminates with this deluxe reissue of their 1999 fifth studio album Terror Twilight, originally released in 1999. This expanded vinyl 4LP box set contains numerous unreleased recordings, plus "Be The Hook" - one of three never-before-heard songs; the original Terror Twilight album remastered from the original tapes, and presented in the original Nigel Godrich track order; B-Sides from the Spit On A Stranger and Major Leagues CD EPs; Stephen Malkmus home demos; tracks from the scrapped recording sessions in New York; full band rehearsal demos; and 6 live tracks from 1999.
An accompanying perfect-bound book includes never-before-seen photos, a roundtable discussion with Bob Nastanovich, Mark Ibold and Steve West, interspersed with an interview conducted with producer Nigel Godrich, an essay by Scott Kannberg, and a Tape Op interview with Stephen Malkmus. It also contains previously unseen photos, handwritten lyrics, notes about ideas for the song titles and album title (where this edition's titled comes from...Farewell Horizontal), photos of the reels and cassettes, faxes to/from band members, internal marketing timelines, and a 1999 hospitality rider.