Stone Temple Pilots, a band of the ’90s, originally hit the scene as Mighty Joe Young. Under that moniker, they released no albums although they were signed to Atlantic Records under that name. Changed to Stone Temple Pilots (likely to avoid name confusion with the blues musician of the same name, the band released eight studio albums. Their first four all generated Platinum status sales. One of their popular albums was Tiny Music…Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop was released in 1996, and generated three singles. Tiny Music sold over two million copies.

On July 23, Atlantic Records (via Rhino Records) will revisit Tiny Music…Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop with a 3CD/1LP Deluxe Edition that will include the original album remastered, a CD of bonus 15 early tracks, and a CD of a live set at the Club la Vela in Panama City Beach on March 14, 1997. The vinyl LP will feature the original album remastered. a bonus 7″ vinyl single with “Big Bang Baby” on the A-side, and “Daisy” on the B-side. If you pre-order the set, a free DD of “Big Bang Baby (Alternate Version)” will be offered (You can hear this below)

Tiny Music…Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop will also be available as a 2CD package that will include the bonus early tracks, and a single CD of the original album remastered.

Tiny Music…Songs From The Vatican Gift ShopStone Temple Pilots

CD1 (Original Album Remastered)
01 Press Play
02 Pop’s Love Suicide
03 Tumble In The Rough
04 Big Bang Baby
05 Lady Picture Show
06 And So I Know
07 Trippin’ On A Hole In A Paper Heart
08 Art School Girl
09 Adhesive
10 Ride The Cliche
11 Daisy
12 Seven Caged Tigers

CD2 (Bonus Early Tracks – Previously Unreleased)
01 Press Play (Full Length Version)
02 Pop’s Love Suicide (Early Version)
03 Tumble In The Rough (Early Version)
04 Big Bang Baby (Early Version)
05 Lady Picture Show (Early Version)
06 And So I Know (Early Version)
07 Trippin’ On A Hole In A Paper Heart (Early Version)
08 5 Or 4 Times (Art School Girl) [Early Version]
09 Adhesive (Instrumental)
10. Ride The Cliche (Instrumental)
11 Seven Caged Tigers (Early Version)
12 Big Bang Baby (Alternate Version)
13 Trippin’ On A Hole In A Paper Heart (Percussion Mix)
14 Art School Girl (Jaw Harp Version)
15 Kretz’s Acoustic Song

CD3 (Live at Club la Vela – Panama City Beach, FL – March 14, 1997 – Previously Unreleased)
01 Crackerman
02 Meatplow
03 Tumble In The Rough
04 Vasoline
05 Wicked Garden
06 Trippin’ On A Hole In A Paper Heart 
07 Plush 
08 Big Empty 
09 Interstate Love Song 
10 Lady Picture Show 
11 Unglued 
12 Big Bang Baby 
13 Dead & Bloated
14 Sex Type Thing

LP (Original Album Remastered)

7″ Vinyl Single
A Big Bang Baby
B Daisy

By MARowe

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