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2208, 2016

Faith No More aka Chuck Mosley and Friends at Troubadour Los Angeles video and set list

August 22nd, 2016|Faith No More, News|1 Comment

Faith No More’s hybrid version 1 and version aka Chuck Mosley and Friends played their second “surprise” gig at Hollywood’s Troubadour on Saturday night.

 

Videos

 

Setlist

1908, 2016

Faith No More We Care a Lot Deluxe band issue reviews round-up

August 19th, 2016|Faith No More, Links for a day, News|0 Comments

Here are some of the latest reviews of the We Care a Lot deluxe band issue which was released today.

New Noise

Revisiting songs like “Why Do You Bother,” “The Jungle,” and “As the Worm Turns” (one of my personal favorite FNM songs) plus hearing the extra stuff for the first time was well worth the listen. Definitely check it out if the extent of your FNM knowledge stops at “Epic”; these guys have so much more to offer than just that.

Stack

Even today it remains an outsider album, a kind of mutant take on hard rock. which flirts with experimentation and dance (Arabian Disco). Fans who only know their more recent catalogue might be in for a surprise.

Elsewhere

Same as above – same review by Graham Reid but gets the Recommended Reissue tag

Smells Like Infinite Sadness

While We Care A Lot can’t match the heights Faith No More reached with Mike Patton at the helm, it’s an important time capsule showing their early potential, and a must-have release for completists wanting to hear the early building blocks of the band’s inimitable, genre-defying sound.

Classic Rock (Germany)

7/10

Gaesteliste (Germany)

“We Care A Lot” was and is, of course,  a pretty great album. It was and is a great piece of music, it was wild, bold, crazy, full of rough edges and to this day that’s why it is quite unique.

 

 

 

 

1908, 2016

WATCH: Faith No More (Chuck Mosley and Friends) at Great American Music Hall video round-up

August 19th, 2016|Faith No More, News, Video vault|2 Comments

For those who eschew the privacy-menacing net neutrality threatening walled garden that is Facebook, here is a YouTube rip of the full show from Chuck Mosley and Friends last night together with a playlist of the fan videos uploaded so far.

(c) Stuart Fitzgerald

(c) Stuart Fitzgerald

Full show

Play list

1908, 2016

STREAM: We Care a Lot Deluxe band edition

August 19th, 2016|Faith No More, News|0 Comments

While it certainly makes more sen e to buy such a lovingly-packaged re-issue you can legally try before you buy with the We Care a Lot Deluxe Band Issue now available on various streaming platforms.

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Spotify

Deezer

Tidal

Buy

 

1908, 2016

WATCH: Re-live Chuck Mosley and Friends in San Francisco

August 19th, 2016|Faith No More, News|1 Comment

Re-watch the show from the Great American Music Hall via the Faith No More Facebook page here

 

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1908, 2016

INTERVIEWS: Two new Bill Gould interviews

August 19th, 2016|Faith No More, Interviews, News|0 Comments

Bulgarian radio station Radio Tangra and US music zine Culture Creature have also scored interviews with Bill Gould on We Care a Lot.

The Culture Creature interview is an engrossing long read with great questions from the knowledgeable Dan Redding and typically candid replies from Bill.

Here are some choice cuts:

Are there other qualities you hear on it? What stands out to you?

We were all kind of learning our voice. We wanted to do some things that had some rhythmic, repetitive, hypnotic quality to it, but we wanted it to be heavy. It wasn’t quite that heavy yet but we were trying (laughs). You could tell where we wanted to go. I can’t say that we went there all the way yet – I think we still had some growing to do. You can hear the vision that we had, I think…

One thing that stands out on We Care A Lot is this real, raw energy that’s not self-conscious at all. It might be the way it was recorded – we did it very quickly and didn’t have time to polish anything. Part of the unpolished-ness about it is kinda cool.

and on Cliff Burton:

You performed one show as a band called The Chickenfuckers with Cliff Burton, Mike Bordin, and Jim Martin [note: the Chickenfuckers performed one show at Mabuhay Gardens circa 1984, with Gould on vocals]. What do you remember of that performance?

(laughs) It was ridiculous. I’d never sung in a band before, and I’ve never sung in one since. I think I drank a half a bottle of whiskey during that performance. It was kind of an ‘anything goes’ jam, just try to go as out there as possible. Unfortunately for that reason, I remember very little of it…. It was a complete open improv. It was fun.

And from Radio Tangra

Are there any songs that you wanted to be on the record [Sol Invictus], but you decided to pull them away?

Yeah, we made more songs than we did. Definitely. I don’t know, I mean, our relationship is very good so I don’t see why we wouldn’t. But I just can’t be the guy to tell you.

1808, 2016

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Bill Gould on the energising We Care a Lot re-issue experience

August 18th, 2016|Faith No More, Interviews, News|5 Comments

Faith No More fans have been spoiled over the past decade with the band reforming to tour the world, recording new music with the wonderful Sol Invictus and now re-releasing their under-exposed debut album We Care a Lot with the added bonus of two special concerts with original vocalist Chuck Mosley.

Founding father, bassist and the beating heart of Faith No More Bill Gould is enjoying the experience- and he again took a break form his busy WCAL schedule to answer a few questions from Faith No More 2.0.

Bill Gould in 1982 (c) Joan Osato via Faith No. Man / Faith No More Followers

 

How pleased are you with the final We Care A Lot deluxe band issue?

Very pleased…it sounds good, it looks good, people seem to be approaching it in the right spirit.

This seemed to be a real labour of love for you personally but also the rest of the band. Are you surprised at how energized you have been by rediscovering your past?

Yes, both energized and surprised. On my side, it was great looking back, I had totally forgotten about this period of the band, but it has been gratifying to view this band from a broader perspective.

Is there any possibility of any more band issues in the near future or do you have to wait for a long time to regain control of your own music?

This is the only release, besides Sol Invictus, that the band controls 100%. Unfortunately, I don’t see any of those albums in between reverting back.

The new WCAL sounds amazing. Cleaner and richer without being compressed. Guitars seemingly more urgent but vocal track clearer. How have you managed to improve the tracks while retaining their essence? Can you explain a little the process of remixing the album for the less music production savvy?

Several things:
1) The transfer was done to digital with much better conversion than the original,
2) Matt has had 30 years of experience to refine his mixing skills, and
3) Maor Applebaum, who did the mastering, treated the final result with proper respect and didn’t mess with the general character.

Matt Wallace produced originally and remixed a number of tracks here – how good was it to work with him again and how crucial has he been to capturing Faith No More’s sound?

He was crucial because we grew up together: us as musicians and he as a producer/engineer. So we was really part of our unit. Since Angel Dust we we in different directions but it has been great to reconnect. Working with FNM is more than just a job to him, and I think that shows in the final result.

What track are you most satisfied with on the re-issue?

All of them.

Post-punk and post-punk revival music remains popular (think Parquet Courts, DIIV and more now). This record again shows that FNM were original post-punks. Is it important to you to reclaim your true musical heritage and escape the lazy metal labelling?

Well, its the origin of who we are. I believe original context is everything.

In your now mythical basement, is there any unreleased or unheard of FNM music that could yet see the light of day?

I do have a TON of cassettes…

The re-issue and promotion seems to have brought the band and Chuck even closer. When you told WSJ that“I can see us doing something creatively together.” would that be as a band or you and him?

Who knows?

What can we expect at the two live listening parties this week. What other friends can be expect?

Free admission, WCAL on the sound system.

 

WE CARE A LOT – DELUXE BAND EDITION”  release date is August 19,  now available now for pre-order:

1808, 2016

LIVE: Faith No More aka Chuck Mosley and Friends live from San Francisco details

August 18th, 2016|Faith No More, News|0 Comments

Chuck Mosley and Friends will be live streaming their concert tomorrow night at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco and on 20 August from The Troubadour in Los Angeles from their Facebook page.

Broadcast time for tonight’s show is o630 in London (Friday), 0230 in Santiago (Friday) and 1530 in Sydney (Friday)
Check out your time zone here

Poster by Violet Bordin

Tickets for San Francisco

Tickets for Los Angeles

 

1708, 2016

Chuck Mosley and Friends aka Faith No More v1.0 to play We Care a Lot live in San Francisco and Los Angeles

August 17th, 2016|Faith No More, News|3 Comments

Faith No More have announced that Chuck Mosley and Friends – Chuck, Bill Gould, Roddy Bottum, Mike Bordin and Jon Hudson will play two shows this week to mark the deluxe band reissue of We Care a Lot.

Aug 18 – San Francisco – Great American Music Hall

Tickets

Aug 20 – Los Angeles – Troubadour

Tickets

WE CARE A LOT – Deluxe Band Edition – 2LP/CD

KoolArrow Records — Available August 19, 2016
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2LP: http://hyperurl.co/WeCareALotLP
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Digital: http://geni.us/WeCareALotDigital

1608, 2016

LISTEN: New mix of Faith No More We Care a Lot at Wall Street Journal

August 16th, 2016|Faith No More, News|0 Comments

In the run-up to the 19 August release of the deluxe band issue of We Care a Lot, Faith No More have out the re-tooled title track out via The Wall Street Journal.

Speaking about the new version, Bill Gould told WSJ:

Gould says he asked original producer Matt Wallace to take another crack at mixing the various individual tracks that comprise “We Care a Lot” and a couple other songs on the deluxe re-release. While the new mix of “We Care a Lot” has a few changes, including a different arrangement, Gould thinks it doesn’t sound all that different from the album version.

“That kind of surprised me,” he says. “Thirty years of technology and experience, and here we are, still at kind of the same place.”

And Bill also hinted at future collaboration with WCAL vocalist Chuck Mosley:

“Right now, we’re on pretty good terms,” Gould says. “I can see us doing something creatively together.”

WE CARE A LOT – DELUXE BAND EDITION”  release date is August 19,  now available now for pre-order:


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