For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986

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For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986
A close-up of a guitar being strummed
Live album by
ReleasedOctober 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
RecordedFebruary 4, 1986
VenueMaxwell's, Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
GenreAlternative rock
LabelRhino
ProducerBob Mehr
The Replacements chronology
Songs for Slim
(2013)
For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986
(2017)

For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986 is a 2017 live album by American alternative rock band The Replacements. Recorded at the famous Maxwell's at the height of the band's commercial and creative arc, it is one of the few good recordings of their live performances. The band's only previous live album—1985's The Shit Hits the Fans—was a limited cassette tape release which features poor audio quality and several false starts and stops on songs. In 2007, bassist Tommy Stinson stated that "There are no good Replacements live recordings",[1] in part due to a lack of high-quality recordings and in part due to the band's notoriously sloppy performances due to alcohol abuse. The album was produced by Bob Mehr, who wrote the 2016 biography of the band Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements.[1]

Recording[edit]

The album was recorded with a mobile recording studio as an attempt to market the band by Seymour Stein of Sire/Warner Bros. Records but was canceled after guitarist Bob Stinson left the band a few months later.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one

  1. "Hayday"
  2. "Color Me Impressed"
  3. "Dose of Thunder"
  4. "Fox on the Run" (written by Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker)
  5. "Hold My Life"
  6. "I Will Dare"
  7. "Favorite Thing"
  8. "Unsatisfied"
  9. "Can't Hardly Wait"
  10. "Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out"
  11. "Takin' a Ride"
  12. "Bastards of Young"
  13. "Kiss Me on the Bus"
  14. "Black Diamond" (written by Paul Stanley)

Disc two

  1. "Johnny's Gonna Die"
  2. "Otto"
  3. "I'm in Trouble"
  4. "Left of the Dial"
  5. "God Damn Job"
  6. "Answering Machine"
  7. "Waitress in the Sky"
  8. "Take Me Down to the Hospital"
  9. "Gary's Got a Boner"
  10. "If Only You Were Lonely"
  11. "Baby Strange" (written by Marc Bolan)
  12. "Hitchin' a Ride" (written by Peter Callander and Mitch Murray)
  13. "Nowhere Man" (written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney)
  14. "Go"
  15. "Fuck School"

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[2] 52

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Riemenschneider, Chris (July 17, 2017). "First proper Replacements live album from 1986 coming out in October". Star Tribune.
  2. ^ "The Replacements Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 17, 2017.

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