The Replacements’ ‘Songs For Slim’ EP gets commercial release
Songs For Slim, the first new recording from The Replacements in more than 20 years, will be publicly available for digital download on March 5 and 12” on April 16, according to slicingupeyeballs.com.
A limited, autographed pressing of 250 copies of Songs For Slim was auctioned via eBay earlier this year, reportedly bringing in over $100,000. The five-song benefit EP will help pay for the long term medical care of ex-Replacements guitarist Slim Dunlap, who suffered a major stroke in February.
Songs For Slim features vintage Replacements Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson backed by fellow Minnesotans, drummer Peter Anderson and guitarist and Kevin Bowe, as well as original drummer Chris Mars, who contributed original artwork as well as a cover of Slim Dunlap’s “Radio Hook Word Hit”.
The tracklisting for Songs For Slim EP is:
01. Busted Up
02. Radio Hook Word Hit
03. I’m Not Saying
04. Lost Highway
05. Everything’s Coming Up Roses