Zebra of the Family

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Zebra of the Family is a 40 track double CD of alternate versions, demos, radio sessions or rehearsal recordings of nearly every song from the Trashcan Sinatras’ first three albums, plus a number of previously unreleased songs.

Note that the download comes as a .zip file – you should download to a computer, not a mobile device.


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Released on March 15, 2003, this out of print double CD set from Bo Bame Records (catalog #bobame003) featured 40 tracks, running 145 minutes. This unique collection included alternate versions, demos, radio sessions or rehearsal recordings of nearly every song from the Trashcan Sinatras’ first three studio albums, as well as a few previously unreleased songs. A number of songs are sung by different band members. Note that the quality of the tracks varies, including studio recordings, studio demos, 4 track demos, and cassette recordings.

Zebra of the Family is now only available as a download, with each song encoded as a 256 kb/s mp3. The entire collection comes in a 266 MB .zip file.

CD 1

[wvc_album_tracklist][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Obscurity Knocks (Shabby Road Demo, March 1989)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Maybe I Should Drive (Radio Session, 1990)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Thrupenny Tears (Radio Session, Summer 1990)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Even the Odd (Shabby Road Demo, Summer 1990)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”The Best Man’s Fall (Rehearsal Tape, 1987)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Funny (Radio Session, 1990)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Only Tongue Can Tell (Shabby Road Demo, May 1988)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”You Made Me Feel (Radio Session, Summer 1990)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”January’s Little Joke (Shabby Road Demo, January 1990)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Spy Theme (Instrumental) (Shabby Road Recording, 1991)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Easy Read (Shabby Road Demo, Winter 1991)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Hayfever (Shabby Road Demo, April 1992)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Bloodrush in Vain (Shabby Road Demo, March 1992)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Worked a Miracle (Shabby Road Demo, January 1992)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”I’m Immortal (Shabby Road Demo, January 1991)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Iceberg (Shabby Road Demo, April 1992)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”One at a Time (Shabby Road Demo, December 1991)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”I’ve Seen Everything (Shabby Road Demo, January 1990)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”The Hairy Years (Shabby Road Demo, January 1992)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Earlies (Acoustic Demo/Shabby Road Demo, Winter 1991)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Friendless, Hopeless Days (Shabby Road Recording, 1994)”][/wvc_album_tracklist]

CD 2

[wvc_album_tracklist][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Blowing Up (Shabby Road Recording, 1994)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”I’m the One Who Fainted (Shabby Road Demo, May 1993)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Outside (Shabby Road Recording, April 1994)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Twisted and Bent (4 Track Demo, November 1993)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Unfortunate Age (Shabby Road Demo, April 1994)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”To Sir, With Love (Alternate Orchestral Recording, 1996)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”The Main Attraction (Shabby Road Demo, April 1994)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”How Can I Apply…? (Chords/Shabby Road Demo, March 1994)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”The Pop Place (Shabby Road Recording, June 1994)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”The Genius I Was (Rehearsal/4 Track Demo, June 1994)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”The Sleeping Policeman (Shabby Road Demo, 1995)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”I’ll Get Them In (Shabby Road Demo, 1995)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”The Safecracker (Shabby Road Demo, 1994)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”The Therapist (Shabby Road Demo, 1994)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Homeless (Shabby Road Demo, 1997)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Aberration (Sirocco Studios, 1986)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Safeway (Shabby Road Demo, 1996)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”A Worm With a Head (Shabby Road Demo, 1996)”][wvc_album_tracklist_item title=”Weightlifting 1 (Shabby Road Demo, 1997)”][/wvc_album_tracklist]

Additional information

Weight 4.5 oz

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