BROTHER CANE - 30TH ANNIVERSARY VINYL (ORANGE/PURPLE) 2023 Limited Run Vinyl/Girder Records/Blind Tiger
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We are so honored to be able to work with Damon Johnson and Brother Cane on the the 30th Anniversary fully remastered release of their debut 1993 award winning album. Available on Color Vinyl, Black Vinyl, CD and Cassette. This is the first time this album is available on vinyl. You get 2 color options standard virgin black or a (webstore exclusive) Orange/Purple Vinyl. The remastered 30th CD comes with a collector sleeve and LTD collector card. We even have a sonic orange cassette. You can also grab 1 of only 100 bundles that will the Vinyl, CD, Cassette and an autographed 11x17 band poster and band sticker. Poster will be autographed by founding member Damon Johnson. The Orange/Purple Vinyl is limited to 750 copies. Cassettes are limited to 200 and the CD is limited to 1000.
Brother Cane is an American rock band originally from Birmingham, Alabama. Formed by singer/guitarist Damon Johnson and bassist Glenn Maxey in 1991, the group released three studio albums and several charting singles including three number 1’s and five top 10 hits. Brother Cane released the band's debut self-titled album in 1993 on Virgin Records. The album peaked at #14 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart and would produce several hit singles including "Got No Shame" (#2 Mainstream Rock), "That Don't Satisfy Me" (#6 Mainstream Rock), and "Hard Act To Follow" (#12 Mainstream Rock). The album evoked the classic rock sound of early Black Crowes and Guns N' Roses. The album was produced by the legendary songwriter and record producer Martin "Marti" Frederiksen. The album garnered the band U.S. tours with Aerosmith, Robert Plant, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
The band’s next album, Seeds, yielded the #1 Rock track, the haunting and swampy, “And Fools Shine On.” This hit led to a lengthy and successful tour in support of the mighty Van Halen. Their last release, Wishpool, brought Brother Cane another #1 song at Rock Radio, “I Lie In The Bed I Make”. After major personnel changes at Virgin Records, the band’s label, as well as a major shift in style at rock and alt radio formats, the band went on what turned out to be an extended hiatus. During this time, Damon Johnson toured the world as the guitarist for legends, Alice Cooper and Thin Lizzy. Just when he thought all of his musical dreams had come true, In early 2021 Damon was asked to fill in for the legendary Guitarist and founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gary Rossington. A position that Damon still holds today. While touring with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Johnson was pleasantly surprised on how many fans not only remembered Brother Cane but shared their stories on how much the band and those songs meant to them.
It all started with this 1993 Self-titled Debut! Beautifully repackaged and first time on vinyl now 30 Years Later.
WHAT DOUG VAN PELT of HEAVENS METAL HAD TO SAY...
Brother Cane is the best band in the history of rock and roll to ever be dropped by a label.
What was Virgin Records thinking? They only released 3 albums with 30 songs of perfection. I mean, their worst song is probably “Got No Shame,” and I say that probably just because it was overplayed. That’s like saying “Carry On, My Wayward Son” is the worst song on the Leftoverture album by Kansas, which I believe.
Interviewing Damon Johnson at the Sneakers club in Austin, Texas, before a Brother Cane show one afternoon was one of my journalistic highlights. We hit it off and discovering that Damon was a serious fan of Phil Keaggy was a breath of fresh air.
I have every song in their catalog on my smartphone, which I constantly play on shuffle. I get an earful of Brother Cane at least once a day for I don’t know how many years now (more than a decade). Brilliant rock songs, killer tones and sonics, attitude galore, and that kind of play-like-your-pants-are-on-fire guitar on just about every song.
Easily one of my favorite bands of all time.
-Doug Van Pelt / Heaven’s Metal (& HM) Magazine.
2. Hard Act To Follow 4:31
3. How Long 5:08
4. Don’t Turn Your Back On Me 4:52
5. Woman 5:36
6. Pressure 4:27
1. The Last Time 5:40
2. The Road 4:40
3. That Don’t Satisfy Me 4:41
4. Stone’s Throw Away 4:35
5. Make Your Play 7:12