If Bob Mould were just known for his work in Husker Du, that would be enough for most artists. However since Mould is unlike most artists, he’s had a flourishing career both as leader of the band Sugar and as a solo artist. The amount of work between the two projects alone is mind boggling. There’s so much there that it only makes sense that he’s announced a new box set available on a 24 disc collection of an eight LP collection. What sets Distortion apart isn’t just the mass of the release but the body of work inside.
While the 24 compact disc box set and the eight LP set are both available this year. From 1989 to today, fans will get eighteen studio albums and four live albums of material. There’s also two albums of rarities and collaborations. As per Mould, “It’s called Distortion because it describes the music and it fits the world we live in. In this new age, everybody shares their life in real time. But I’m not done yet. If I didn’t have a constantly active career, this anthology might feel like the proverbial dirt landing on top of my coffin — though somehow I seem to be able to crawl my way out of the dirt every time!”
To celebrate the announcement, Bob Mould has shared a live video of him performing the Husker Du classic “Could You Be The One?” from 2005 at Cat’s Cradle.
The videos can be viewed above or on YouTube. Distortion is available to preorder on compact disc from Demon Music Group ahead of its October 02 release. You can preorder it here on vinyl ahead of its October 02 release.
Image Credits: Photo by Blake Little.