Four albums from the band Hum are being reissued on vinyl, including 1993’s Electra 2000, 1995’s You’d Prefer an Astronaut, 1998’s Downward Is Heavenward, and 2020’s Inlet. These reissues are set to release on December 8, and they will be available through Earth Analog, the band’s label, with Polyvinyl handling distribution.
In a public statement, Hum expressed their gratitude, saying, “We continue to be humbled and thankful for the enduring interest in our music from both longtime supporters and new fans. We offer our most heartfelt thanks for the many years of support and generosity.” The band took charge of the remastering process, lacquer cutting, and manufacturing, and enlisted the original designer, Andy Mueller, also known as Ohio Girl, to refresh the artwork. According to an official press release, the band has decided not to tour or produce new music. The reissues, which do not include the debut LP that Hum recorded with an earlier lineup, mark the group’s first activity following the passing of drummer Bryan St. Pere in 2021.
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What albums are Hum reissuing on vinyl?
Hum are reissuing four of their albums on vinyl: 1993’s Electra 2000, 1995’s You’d Prefer an Astronaut, 1998’s Downward Is Heavenward, and 2020’s Inlet.
When will the reissued albums be released?
The reissued albums will be out on December 8.
Who is handling the distribution of the reissued albums?
The distribution of the reissued albums is being handled through Polyvinyl.
Are there any plans for Hum to record new music or tour?
According to a press release, the band has no plans to record new music or tour.
Who was involved in the updating of the artwork for the reissues?
Andy Mueller, also known as Ohio Girl, the original designer, was invited to update the artwork.
What is the significance of these reissues for the band?
The reissues mark the band’s first activity since the death of drummer Bryan St. Pere in 2021, and they exclude the debut LP Hum recorded with a different lineup.