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Garbage To Release Special 20th Anniversary Edition of Self-Titled Debut Album On October 2nd!


Garbage today announced they will release a special 20th Anniversary Edition of their critically acclaimed self-titled album in celebration of its historical debut. The new version will be re-mastered from the original analog tapes and feature all of the remixes and previously unreleased tracks from the lauded album. For a complete list of the available album configurations (digital and physical) see below or click HERE.

CD and digital album configurations will be available for purchase on October 2nd. A pre-order for the CD is now available HERE. Fans who pre-order the Digital Super Deluxe Edition on iTunes will receive an instant download of the previously unreleased track “Subhuman (Supersize Mix)”. This track can also be streamed today HERE.

Garbage will also be releasing a double vinyl LP available October 30th in Europe. A limited edition triple-vinyl LP with an autographed band photo is only available for pre-order HERE beginning today in time for a December holiday delivery.

This is a very special occasion for all of us in garbage. We are particularly excited about the upcoming tour ­- the intent of which is pretty much the celebration of a 20 year long affair between us and those who have loved us. ­- SHIRLEY MANSON  

Garbage released their genre defying, groundbreaking debut on August 15, 1995 at a time when grunge music dominated the airwaves and mainstream culture. Their distinctive approach to songwriting and production – blending elements of rock, pop and electronic music – captured the attention of critics and fans all over the world. The album spawned multiple hits including: “Vow,” “Queer,” “Stupid Girl” and “Only Happy When It Rains.” It spent more than a year on both the U.S. and U.K. charts, received multi-platinum certifications around the world and was nominated for GRAMMY

® Awards including Best New Artist and Best Rock Song (“Stupid Girl”). The album went on to sell over 4 million copies worldwide.

To celebrate 20 years as a band, this October Garbage will embark on a special U.S. and European Anniversary Tour. Christened the 20 Years Queer Tour, the band will play their debut album in its entirety for the first time. A full list of dates can be found below.

Tickets are available for purchase now. Check for additional ticketing information. Torres will support on their U.S. dates and Dutch Uncles will support in Europe. The band will offer VIP experience packages for the U.S. tour through Adventures in Wonderland. Offers will include premium seating, sound check access, meet and greets, soundboard viewing, and exclusive merchandise.


The 20th Anniversary Edition of Garbage will be released in the following configurations:


-Garbage 20th Anniversary Standard Edition (Remastered) (12 tracks)
-Garbage 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Remastered) (original 12 tracks + 9 G-sides)
-Garbage 20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition (Remastered) (original 12 tracks + 9 G-sides + 29 Remixes + 12 Alternate Versions):


-Garbage 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Remastered) (CD 1: Garbage original 12 tracks / CD2: 9 G-Sides)
Garbage’s debut album remastered from the original analogue tapes.
Includes- “g-sides” compilation.

-Garbage 20th Anniversary Standard Edition (2LP: Garbage original 12 tracks)
Double LP of Garbage’s debut album remastered from the original analog tapes.
Includes download card.

-Garbage 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (3LP: Garbage original 12 tracks / G-sides / fan zine)
Garbage 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition – (3LP box set)
Garbage’s debut album remastered from the original analogue tapes.
180gm Vinyl – Exclusive limited edition fan generate zine.? Do you mean generated?
Includes “g-sides” compilation.
Includes download card and autographed photo of band.

UNRELEASED TRACKS (on digital super deluxe edition)

“Vow” (Joan of Ark Mix)
“Vow” (Stripped Down Mix)
“Vow” (Tuesday Night Club Mix)
“Fix Me Now”(Alternate Subbass Mix)
“Subhuman” (Supersize Mix)
“#1 Crush” (Early Demo Mix)
“Strokes of Luck” (Early Demo Mix)
“My Lovers Box” (Early Demo Mix)
“Not My Idea’ (Early Demo Mix)
“Only Happy When It Rains” (Early Demo Mix)
“Supervixen” (Early Demo Mix)


October 6, 2015 – San Diego, CA – Humphrey’s Concerts By the Bay
October 7, 2015 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
October 8, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
October 10, 2015 – Las Vegas, NV – Blvd Pool @ Cosmopolitan Hotel
October 13, 2015 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
October 14, 2015 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
October 15, 2015 – Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom
October 17, 2015 – Chicago, IL – The Riviera Theatre
October 18, 2015 – Madison, WI – Orpheum
October 19, 2015 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Theater
October 21, 2015 – Boston, MA – Orpheum
October 23, 2015 – Westbury, NY – The Space @ Westbury
October 24, 2015 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theater
October 26, 2015 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
October 28, 2015 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
October 29, 2015 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club


October 31, 2015 – Cologne, Germany – Palladium
November 2, 2015 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Store Vega
November 4, 2015 – Tillburg, Holland – 013
November 5, 2015 – Brussels, Belgium – Forest National
November 7, 2015 – Paris, France – Zenith
November 8, 2015 – London, UK – Brixton Academy
November 9, 2015 – London, UK – Brixton Academy
November 11, 2015 – Moscow, Russia – Crocus City Hall*
November 13, 2015 – Manchester, UK – Academy
November 14, 2015 – Edinburgh, UK – Usher Hall
*Support TBC

Garbage is Shirley Manson, Duke Erikson, Steve Marker and Butch Vig. After forming in Madison, WI, Garbage released their self-titled debut album in 1995. The band’s unique sound and provocative visual aesthetic, inspired massive worldwide attention and success. Their follow up album, Version 2.0, released in 1998, topped charts all over the world and garnered multiple GRAMMY Award® nominations including Album Of The Year. Garbage went on to release two more albums: 2001’s Beautiful Garbage and 2005’s Bleed Like Me, the latter which earned the band its highest chart position with a No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. After a 7-year hiatus, the band released their fifth studio album Not Your Kind of Peoplein 2012 on their independent record label, Stun Volume. The album was named one of Rolling Stone magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2012 and was hailed as the “alternative to everything,” by Pitchfork. Garbage has sold over 12 million albums worldwide and performed in over thirty-five countries. The band is currently working on their sixth studio album, set for release early next year.