Jane's Addiction Box Set

3-CD/1-DVD Boxed Set, A Cabinet Of Curiosities
Offers Extensive Collection of Never-Before-Heard Demos, Live Performances and Rarities
Plus Unreleased and Hard-To-Find Videos
Limited Edition Set Available April 21 From Rhino

Jane's Addiction
Jane's Addiction aggressively melded avant-garde, funk, metal, and punk sounds with raw sexual energy and became an incomparable force. On April 21, Rhino celebrates the legacy of Jane's Addiction and unearths A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES, a 3-CD/1-DVD Jane's Addiction boxed set of demos, live performances and rarities that includes 30 unreleased tracks. The set will be available from Rhino in stores and at www.rhino.com in a striking, limited-edition wooden cabinet. A digital version will also be available at all digital retail outlets. Audiophiles and vinyl geeks take note that on April 18, to celebrate this year's Record Store Day, Rhino will release 180-gram vinyl versions of the seminal Jane's albums Nothing's Shocking and Ritual De Lo Habitual.

The CABINET collection focuses solely on the band's original incarnation of vocalist Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro, bassist Eric Avery and drummer Stephen Perkins. Last year, this founding foursome played together for the first time in 17 years and has since raised eyebrows with a trio of celebrated secret underground shows in tiny clubs around Los Angeles. Now, with 43 tracks on CD, A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES offers a comprehensive look at the band from demo recordings of key tracks from Nothing's Shocking (1988) and Ritual de lo Habitual (1990) to live recordings of the band roaring through its best songs onstage.

The set opens with five songs recorded in 1986 during a session at Radio Tokyo studio in Venice, CA, including an unreleased version of "Jane Says." The remaining 11 songs on disc one are unreleased demos from 1987 that feature futures Jane's classics including "Three Days," "Ocean Size," "Classic Girl," "Summertime Rolls," and "Stop!"

The second disc contains more unreleased demos ("Ted, Just Admit It...") along with a recording of the band rehearsing "My Time" and a 12" remix of "Been Caught Stealing." The disc also rounds up stray songs from various compilations (Grateful Dead cover "Ripple," "Don’t Call Me Nigger, Whitey" with Ice-T & Ernie C) as well as rare and unreleased live cuts including roaring covers of Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love" and The Stooges' "1970" as well as the live staple dubbed "Bobhaus," which features lyrics from Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone" sung over the music of Bauhaus' "Burning From The Inside."

Jane's Addition made great albums, but its the band's live shows that cemented its legacy. All of the darkness, soul, aggression, and musical zealousness came pouring out night after night as the foursome gelled into a thunderous and dangerous machine. The third disc features a complete live show from December 19, 1990. This performance was the second show from the band’s legendary three night run at the Hollywood Palladium and features a number of fiery, unreleased performances including "Mountain Song," "Whores," and "Ocean Size," and "Been Caught Stealing."

The DVD included with A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES begins with "Soul Kiss," previously available only on VHS, which features the video for "Mountain Song" that was banned by MTV, a video for "City" and candid home movies of the band. The DVD also brings together six additional music videos as well as a trio of unreleased 1990 performances taped in Milan for MTV Italy.


[Published on: 3/2/09]

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ClaysTribe starstarstarstar Mon 3/2/2009 02:37PM
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Love JA. Have all their CDs. Would love to be able to afford this. But tough times right now. Tough time to put out a collectors edition of rarities. Hope it sells well for the band. These guys were awesome.

BGsteveBG Mon 3/2/2009 02:55PM
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See you at Bonnaroo!

DAMONCORY starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/2/2009 03:22PM
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"Strays" was just ok, but every other album is great, I cant think of a song I dont like. I wish they would release more stuff like this, espacially the live shows from the early days.

DAMONCORY starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/2/2009 03:31PM
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I forgot I was going to mention the movie "The Gift" Its a great movie, but not for the squeamish. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107011/

TravlynnJoe starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/2/2009 03:46PM
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In anticipation of their upcoming tour with Nine Inch Nails, Jane's Addiction got together 2/16/09 at the Echoplex for an unannounced show in Los Angeles, CA.



1: Whores

2: Ain't No Right

3: Had A Dad

4: Mountain Song

5: Ocean Size

6: Stop

Courtesy of Pitchfork.tv

Cheers !

TravlynnJoe starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/2/2009 04:00PM
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Nine Inch Nails: Live From Rehearsals - rehearsing for their upcoming 2009 tour.



1: Echoplex

2: Letting You

3: 1,000,000

Courtesy of Pitchfork.tv


Cheers !

TravlynnJoe starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/2/2009 04:09PM
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Nine Inch Nails performs "1,000,000" live at the Soundwave Festival in Sydney, Australia, February 22,2009 [ HD QUALITY ]


TravlynnJoe starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/2/2009 04:13PM
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Nine Inch Nails performing "Burn" live from the stage at Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia, February 25,2009 [ HD QUALITY ]


TravlynnJoe starstarstarstarstar Mon 3/2/2009 04:15PM
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Nine Inch Nails performs "Letting You" live at the Soundwave Festival in Brisbane, Australia, February 21, 2009 [ HD QUALITY ]


Kill Smokey Mon 3/2/2009 04:34PM
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LifeboyATX Mon 3/2/2009 05:52PM
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AssWorks I know its probably your first time to see Phish, and you're real excited. But, seriously you're an idiot. I can't wait for Phish to play just so I can stop seeing your stupid comments. Oh, and Janes Rocks

futhepharmer Tue 3/3/2009 10:55AM
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Assworks licks my love pump! very lovingly I might add!