LIZ PHAIR - EXILE IN GUYVILLE

LIZ PHAIR - EXILE IN GUYVILLE

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Released: 20/10/23

2023 marks the 30th anniversary of Liz Phair’s beloved debut record, Exile In Guyville, which was first released on 22nd June, 1993 via Matador. To mark this, Matador Records will reissue the album on limited edition purple vinyl. 

An 18-track double album loosely framed as a song-by-song reply to The Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main St., Exile In Guyville was dubbed a classic upon arrival. The album’s profile has only risen in the ensuing years. It is now regarded as an iconic work and a feminist landmark, recently cracking the top ten of Pitchfork’s “Best 150 Albums of the 1990s” (#4) and the top 100 of Rolling Stone’s “Best 500 Albums of All Time” (#56). 

Liz Phair has continued to defy expectations and break barriers. She has released five albums, sold over five million records, composed music for television, and received two Grammy ® nominations. In 2019, she published a memoir titled Horror Stories. On her most recent full-length, Soberish (2021), Phair reunited with Exile in Guyville producer Brad Wood. 

Today, three decades after the release of her debut, Phair’s influence in contemporary music – and particularly over female voices – resonates more strongly than ever.


TRACKLISTING

  1. 6’1”
  2. HELP ME, MARY
  3. GLORY
  4. DANCE OF THE SEVEN VEILS
  5. NEVER SAID

 

  1. SOAP STAR JOE
  2. EXPLAIN IT TO ME
  3. CANARY
  4. MESMERIZING

 

  1. FUCK AND RUN
  2. GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS!
  3. DIVORCE SONG
  4. SHATTER
  5. FLOWER

 

  1. JOHNNY SUNSHINE
  2. GUNSHY
  3. STRATFORD-ON-GUY
  4. STRANGE LOOP?