Peers to Dinosaur Jr. and Lemonheads, Boston’s favourite alt-rock sons, Buffalo Tom released their third album ‘Let Me Come Over’ in 1992. It was arguably their first essential recording. It’s hard to believe that it’s been gracing peoples’ turntables for a quarter of a century.
To mark this milestone anniversary, Beggars Banquet Records will release a 2CD and 2LP edition of the album on 19th May 2017. The full official press release appears below.
The album can be purchased from the Beggars Banquet online store, here.
Originally a live project where friends played cover tunes and numbers from their respective catalogues as a way of letting off steam, The Needy Sons is a Boston supergroup of sorts. Mike Gent has recorded several albums with power pop/rock outfit The Figgs, Ed Valuskas has associations with Gravel Pit and the legendary Bill Janovitz has recorded various solo albums as well as being a member of Buffalo Tom (whose ‘Big Red Letter Day’ is one of the finest albums in the history of recorded music). Augmented by Eric Anderson and with their debut album ‘Vis a Vis’ mixed in part by Mike Viola’s matey Ducky Carlisle, you could say this band got off to a good start.