Contemplating The Engine Room
ORG Music - [2LP] (180 Gram, download, D-side etching, limited to 1500, indie-retail exclusive)
'Mike Watt's second album - and first opera, as he would call
it - Contemplating the Engine Room, features Nels Cline
(Wilco) on guitar and Stephen Hodges (Tom Waits, Mavis
Staples, David Lynch) on drums. The album is finally receiving
its first vinyl pressing with this double LP, a full 20 years after
its original release.
Pressed on two 180gram vinyl LPs, featuring three full sides
of music, and a custom vinyl etching on the 4th side. This
pressing, which comes a full 20 years after the album's
release, is the first time these recordings have made it to vinyl.
It comes in a gatefold jacket complete with album lyrics.
As a bonus, the release includes a download card featuring
an entire unreleased live show, Contemplating the Engine
Room: Live in Long Beach '98 - Five Man Opera.
The pressing is limited to 1,500 copies worldwide,
with 300 copies on a gray marble color vinyl, randomly
selected and shipped.
First Ever Vinyl Release of Mike Watt's First Opera,
20 Years Later
» Double LP with Three Sides of Music + Custom
Etching on Fourth Side
» Pressed at Pallas in Germany on 180gram Vinyl
» Includes Bonus Download of Contemplating the
Engine Room: Live in Long Beach '98 - Five Man
» Limited to 1,500 Copies Worldwide