Sub Pop Records will be releasing a remastered, 30th anniversary deluxe edition of Mudhoney‘s classic second album Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge on July 23, 2021. The expanded release will include the original album in its entirety, a 15-track bonus LP and a CD of additional material with seven previously unreleased songs. The album also includes liner notes from MOJO journalist and Mudhoney biographer (Mudhoney: The Sound and the Fury from Seattle) Keith Cameron, new album cover art, archival band photos and a full-color fold-out poster. And for those record collectors out there, the first run of LPs will be on colored vinyl.
To celebrate the remastered, 30th anniversary deluxe edition of Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge, Sub Pop and the band — currently founding members Mark Arm (vocals, rhythm guitar), Steve Turner (lead guitar) and Guy Maddison (bass), along with Dan Peters (drums) — released a new video for mosh pit friendly ripper “Ounce of Deception,” which was previously released as a B-side to 1991’s “Let It Slide” seven inch — and was also included on 2000’s 52-track compilation of Mudhoney smash hits and rarities March to Fuzz (which is currently only available on CD).
Directed by Duncan Sharp, the recently released video features vintage footage of the band playing life — and it reminds me of the boisterous, chaotic energy of shows that I miss so very much. But soon, right?