30th Anniversary of Patti Smith's Proto-Punk Masterpiece, 'Horses,' Celebrated With Release of 'Horses Horses' on Arista/Columbia/Legacy
Two-Disc Legacy Special Edition Features Newly Remastered 'Horses' Album + 'Horses' 30th Anniversary Performance Recorded Live at 2005 Meltdown Festival
'Horses Horses' In Stores November 8
November 2005 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Patti Smith's debut album, Horses, a groundbreaking rock & roll masterpiece which continues its unparalleled influence on rock music, style and culture.
Arista/Columbia/Legacy Recordings will celebrate this musical milestone with the release of Horses Horses, a two-disc Legacy Special Edition of Patti Smith's debut album, on Tuesday, November 8.
Initially released as the B-side to "Gloria," the first single from Horses, in 1975, "My Generation" features John Cale, the album's producer, on bass.
The Legacy Special Edition of Horses has been remastered by Greg Calbi producing superior sound to previous editions of the album.
This historic performance of Horses was the culminating concert at the 2005 Meltdown Festival, which was curated by Patti Smith. (Lenny Kaye and Jay Dee Daugherty were both members of the ensemble that played on the original Horses while Tom Verlaine was a guest artist on the 1975 album).
Source: Columbia Records