Elizabeth Weinberg

Earlier than Exile In Guyville dropped and launched her profession again within the Summer season of 1993, Liz Phair was working arduous in Chicago writing and recording home made music underneath the identify Girly Sound. A few of the songs would later find yourself getting repurposed on Guyville, however for the 25th anniversary of that album’s launch, Phair is giving her followers a refreshed glimpse into the fabric in its most formative state.

At this time, she’s shared one of many standout songs from her Girly Sound interval, a monitor known as “Bomb,” that ended up morphing into the track “Stratford-On-Man” on Exile In Guyville.

Together with “Bomb,” Phair can be debuting a cleaned-up and HD rendered video for “Stratford-On-Man,” which she directed herself. “[Industry bigwig] Danny Goldberg got here backstage to fulfill me. I advised him about my concept for the subsequent video – ‘Stratford-On-Man’ – explaining that we had been stalled attributable to price range constraints,” Phair recalled in a press launch. “He requested ‘what do you want?’ I mentioned, ‘a personal aircraft to fly over downtown LA and get footage at evening.’ I wished to shoot the electrical veins of town. He simply mentioned, ‘completed!’ It was a kind of actual rock star moments.”

Phair’s upcoming Exile In Guyville twenty-fifth-anniversary field set known as From Girly Sound To Guyville and will probably be out there for buy on Might 4th through Matador. You may hearken to “Bomb” above, and take a look at the “Stratford-On-Man” video beneath.

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