I’m sure you’ve all heard of Domino Records, home to such artists as Animal Collective, Arctic Monkeys, Four Tet… I could go on. You may not be familiar with Rekords Rekords, but I’m sure most of you have heard of the founder, one Joshua Homme. (Lead singer of Queens of the Stone Age for those of you confused).
The two labels have formed an alliance, with Domino agreeing to reissue several of Rekords Rekords’ back catalogue in the near future. The first planned release is Queens of the Stone Age’s debut self-titled record, set for rerelease on March 7th on both CD and double LP, with an additional three bonus tracks. The album has also been fully remastered.
The three new tracks are “The Bronze,” “These Aren’t the Droids Your Looking For” (originally released on a 1998 split EP with Beaver) and “Spiders and Vinegaroons” (from the QOTSA/Kyuss split EP of 1997).
Further planned rereleases from this new partnership include albums by Mini Mansions and Alain Johannes, set to drop around May.
You can pre-order the re-issue from the Domino Records site right now.
And if you have no idea why to get excited, well that gives us an excuse to make you listen to this.