Carroll, Jim Band Catholic Boy


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REISSUED ON MAGENTA COLORED VINYL!!! “The 1980 release of Catholic Boy, along with the re-publication of his cult-classic book The Basketball Diaries, shot Jim and his band into the international spotlight. Catholic Boy, named the second-most-popular album of 1980 by BAM, is now considered one of the last great punk albums. Jim appeared with his band on the variety program Fridays, he was interviewed by Tom Snyder, and he was featured on the MTV series The Roots of Rock, hosted by Lou Reed. Cover stories appeared in Newsweek, New York, Creem, Interview, Melody Maker, Stereo Review, Rolling Stone, Variety, and Penthouse. Playboy even printed a cartoon in which the punchline was, “Ever since the advent of Jim Carroll, ‘I’m a Catholic junkie poet’ seems hipper than ‘What’s your sign.'” Edition of 500 copies. The Jim Carroll Band ‎– Catholic Boy Label: Fat Possum Records ‎– FP1723-1 Format: Vinyl, LP, Album Country: US Released: 06 Dec 2019 Genre: Rock Style: New Wave, Art Rock Tracklist A1 Wicked Gravity A2 Three Sisters A3 Day And Night A4 Nothing Is True A5 People Who Died B1 City Drops Into The Night B2 Crow B3 It’s Too Late B4 I Want The Angel B5 Catholic Boy