Thin Lizzy Reissues Bad Reputation, Black Rose and Chinatown

Thin LizzyUniversal Music has continued to reissue Thin Lizzy’s catalog with the release of deluxe editions of 1977’s Bad Reputation, 1979’s Black Rose and 1980’s Chinatown.

The new packages, which account for the band’s 8th, 9th and 10th studio albums, include digitally remastered versions of the original music as well as bonus discs with rare tracks and interviews. Extensive sleeve notes also accompany the original liner notes.

The re-releases come 25 years after the untimely death of bassist/frontman Phil Lynott, whose signature voice and bass lines propelled the group into international fame.

Today, the band has a new lineup including bassist Marco Mendoza who has been a frequent Thin Lizzy member. The band is supporting Judas Priest on their Epitaph tour.

Bad Reputation Track List:

Disc 1:

  1. Soldier of Fortune
  2. Bad Reputation
  3. Opium Trail
  4. Southbound
  5. Dancing in the Moonlight (It’s Caught Me in Its Spotlight)
  6. Killer Without a Cause
  7. Downtown Sundown
  8. That Woman’s Gonna Break Your Heart
  9. Dear Lord

Disc 2:

  1. Killer Without a Cause
  2. Bad Reputation
  3. That Woman’s Gonna Break Your Heart
  4. Dancing in the Moonlight (It’s Caught Me in Its Spotlight)
  5. Downtown Sundown
  6. Me and the Boys

Black Rose Track List:

Disc 1:

  1. Do Anything You Want To
  2. Toughest Street In Town
  3. S & M
  4. Waiting For An Alibi
  5. Sarah (Version 3)
  6. Got To Give It Up
  7. Get Out Of Here
  8. With Love
  9. Roisin Dubh (Black Rose): A Rock Legend

Disc 2:

  1. Just The Two Of Us (B-Side)
  2. A Night In The Life Of A Blues Singer (Extended Version)
  3. Rock Your Love (Previously Unreleased)
  4. Don’t Believe A Word (Slow Version Phil Lynott and Gary Moore on Vocals)
  5. Toughest Street In Town (Alternate Version)
  6. S & M (Nassau Session Version 1978)
  7. Got To Give It Up (Nassau Session Version 1978)
  8. Cold Black Night (Nassau Session Version 1978)
  9. With Love (Nassau Session Version 1978)
  10. Black Rose (Nassau Session Version 1978)

Chinatown Track List:

Disc 1:

  1. We Will Be Strong
  2. Chinatown
  3. Sweetheart
  4. Sugar Blues
  5. Killer on the Loose
  6. Having a Good Time
  7. Genocide
  8. Didn’t I
  9. Hey You

Disc 2:

  1. Don’t Play Around
  2. We Will Be Strong
  3. Sugar Blues (Live @ Cork City Hall – April 1980)
  4. Whiskey in the Jar (Live in Eire 1978)
  5. Are You Ready (Live)
  6. Chinatown (Live @ Hammersmith Odeon, London – 5/29/1980)
  7. Got to Give It Up (Live @ RDS Hall, Dublin – 6/7/1980)
  8. Dear Miss Lonely Hearts (Live)
  9. Killer on the Loose (Live @ Hammersmith Odeon, London – 11/27/1981)
  10. Chinatown (Edit)
  11. Hey You (Edit)
  12. We Will Be Strong (Demo)
  13. Chinatown (Demo)
  14. Don’t Play Around (Soundcheck @ Hammersmith Odeon, London – 5/29/1980)
  15. Sweetheart (Soundcheck @ Hammersmith Odeon, London – 5/29/1980)
  16. Didn’t I (Soundcheck @ Cork City Hall – April 1980)
  17. Hey You (Soundcheck @ Cork City Hall – April 1980)

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