Black Francis announcement

Black Francis announcement – official deluxe vinyl album re-issue series – three albums released on 28th January 2022, including two available on vinyl for the first time

Black Francis Official deluxe vinyl album re-issue series three albums released on 28th January 2022 including two available on vinyl for the first time

On 28th January 2022 Demon Records proudly release three albums from American singer-songwriter Black Francis, two of which have never been available on vinyl before; NonStopErotik and the Paley & Francis album, while the third release The Golem has had a previously limited vinyl release.

All three albums are lovingly issued on 140g coloured vinyl: NonStopErotik will be available on crimson vinyl, while The Golem is released as 2LPs on grey vinyl housed in a gatefold sleeve with printed inners. Paley & Francis will be released on clear vinyl in a gatefold sleeve.

These three releases conclude an extensive vinyl re-issue series of twelve albums, shining a light on the extraordinary talent of Black Francis by Demon Records.

First released in 2010, NonStopErotik the final Black Francis solo album to date. Black Francis wrote the album in the back of a Cadillac, whilst being driven around the “crispy brown hills of Cali”. Recordings were then made in Los Angeles, Brooklyn, and the “very haunted” RAK Studios in London, with producer and frequent collaborator Eric Drew Feldman. 

I had the title of the record and decided that was the theme, so I guess it’s supposed to be an erotic record. For me, I think it’s more of a weird record.” – Black Francis.

The Golem is a soundtrack album written and performed by Black Francis for the San Francisco International Film Festival screening of the 1920 silent horror film ’The Golem: How He Came Into The World’.

“Film fest wants a soundtrack to be performed at a screening…I don’t know how to do that exactly, but the idea that meant some buddies hang out at a studio and make a record I understand. So that’s what we do.” – Black Francis. This reissue features the “rock songs” version of the album across two vinyl records.

Originally released in 2011, Paley & Francis is a collaborative album by singer-songwriters Reid Paley and Black Francis. Recorded in just two days in Nashville, the duo was joined in the studio by producer Jon Tiven and renowned session players including MuscleShoals legends Spooner Oldham and David Hood.

The album is now issued on vinyl for the first time pressed on 140g vinyl and housed in a gatefold sleeve.
To pre-order, each vinyl album – NonStopErotik, The Golem plus Paley & Francis go to:

Also, available Black Francis’  07-11 , a 9CD box set, which includes a 40-page booklet & music not available on CD before:

NonStopErotik track listing;
Side One

  1. Lake Of Sin
  2. O My Tidy Sum
  3. Rabbits
  4. Wheels
  5. Dead Man’s Curve
  6. Corrina
    Side Two
  7. Six Legged Man
  8. Wild Son
  9. When I Go Down On You
  10. NonStopErotik
  11. Cinema Star
    Format: 1LP, 140g crimson vinyl
    Barcode: 5014797905719
    Cat no: DEMREC912

The Golem tracklisting;
Side One

1.Miriam And Florian
Theme (Version 2)

  1. Makanujo
  2. Bad News
  3. The Flower Song
  4. (Oh How I Wish
    I Could) Stay
  5. The Word
    Side Two
  6. Astaroth
  7. The Obedient Servant
  8. The Maharal
  9. Little Stars Theme
    Side Three
  10. Miriam And Florian
  11. The Conjuring
  12. Meet Me At
    The Ghetto Gates
  13. Stars
    Side Four
  14. Custom All The Way
  15. You’re GonnaPay
  16. The Word (Reprise)
  17. The Maharal(Reprise)
    Format: 2LP, 140g grey vinyl, gatefold sleeve
    Barcode: 5014797906792
    Cat no: DEMREC980

Paley & Francis track listing;
Side One

  1. Curse
  2. On The Corner
  3. Magic Cup
  4. Ugly Life
  5. Seal
    Side Two
  6. The Last Song
  7. Crescent Moon
  8. Deconstructed
  9. Praise
  10. Happy Shoes
    Format: 1LP 140g vinyl, gatefold sleeve
    Barcode: 5014797905238
    Cat no: DEMREC982

The series of official deluxe vinyl album re-issue in full:
9 of these 12 vinyl releases have never been released on vinyl before.
19-Feb-21 Frank Black – The Cult Of Ray (Blue Vinyl)
19-Feb-21 Frank Black – Oddballs (Silver Vinyl)
b sides compilation previously available on vinyl in 2013
14-May-21 Frank Black – Francis Black Francis (White Vinyl)
2LP previously unavailable on vinyl
14-May-21 Frank Black – Honeycomb (Translucent Honey Vinyl)
previously unavailable on vinyl
14-May-21 Black Francis – Fast Man Raider Man (Translucent Vinyl)
2LP previously unavailable on vinyl
23-July- 21 Black Francis- Bluefinger (Blue Vinyl)
previously unavailable on vinyl
23-July- 21 Black Francis – Live at the Hotel Utah Saloon (Red Vinyl)
2LP previously unavailable on vinyl
10-Sep-21 Black Francis – Svn Fngrs (Orange and White split Vinyl)
previously unavailable on vinyl
10-Sep-21 Black Francis – Live in Nijmegen (Clear Vinyl)
2LP previously unavailable on vinyl
5-Nov-21 Black Francis – 07-11
9 CD box set
28-Jan-22 Black Francis – NonStopErotik ( Silver Vinyl)
previously unavailable on vinyl
28-Jan-22 Black Francis – The Golem (White Vinyl)
28-Jan-22 Paley & Francis – Paley & Francis (Clear Vinyl)
previously unavailable on vinyl

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