Consisting of Pearl Jam guitarist Mike
McCready, Alice in Chains vocalist Layne Staley, bass player John Baker
Saunders and Screaming Trees' Barrett Martin on drums, the Seattle-based
supergroupMad Season recorded Above as their only studio
album. It was released in March 1995, featuring guest vocals from Mark
Lanegan. A mix of melancholy ballads and hard rock, the album proved to
be a gold certified hit.
This expanded double 12" vinyl edition
includes the original album in its entirety as well as three songs from
the band's unfinished second album with newly recorded vocals by Mark
Lanegan, a previously unreleased instrumental "Interlude," and a remixed
version of Mad Season's cover of John Lennon's "I Don't Wanna Be A
- 180 gram audiophile vinyl
- Previously unreleased bonus tracks ("Locomotive", "Black Book Of Fear", "Slip Away") and a remix of "I Don't Wanna Be A Soldier"