Afghan Whigs – Gentlemen Vinyl Re-Issue
via Press Release
Hi-Speed Soul to reissue landmark 1990s album Gentlemen on vinyl
The Afghan Whigs’ landmark album Gentlemen will be reissued on 180 gram vinyl by San Diego’s Hi-Speed Soul Records on January 25, 2011. The release will feature the complete studio album as well as a full color lyric sheet.
Gentlemen has been considered by music critics and Afghan Whigs’ fans the world over as the band’s masterpiece featuring quintessential songs like “Debonair,” “Gentlemen” and “What Jail Is Like.” As The Afghan Whigs’ major label debut (originally released by Elektra Records) Gentlemen was cinematic in its scope and more ambitious than anything The Afghan Whigs had released to date. Almost the antithesis to the 90s Grunge movement, Gentlemen retained The Afghan Whigs’ trademark R&B and soul influences. Despite receiving support from MTV and modern rock radio, the band remained largely a cult favorite. Gentlemen appeared on numerous “best of” lists for 1993 as well the 1990s as a whole.
Hi-Speed Soul’s vinyl-only reissue of Gentlemen can be pre-ordered now on the Hi-Speed Soul website. The physical release date of the album is set for January 25, 2011.