The Heartbreakers’ 1977 classic album ‘L.A.M.F. the lost ’77 mixes’ is released as a special deluxe 2xCD edition with a bonus CD containing demos, rehearsals and outtakes.
Johnny Thunders & Jerry Nolan formed the Heartbreakers in 1975 out of the ashes of the New York Dolls. Firstly they were together with Richard Hell, and then teamed up with Billy Rath & Walter Lure. Malcolm McLaren, who’d tried to manage the Dolls, invited them join the Pistols for the Anarchy tour in 1976. Staying in London at the heart of the punk scene for the following year, they signed to Track Records and recorded ‘L.A.M.F.’ The album was acclaimed as a classic, but was famously flawed with a ‘muddy mix’ caused by a mastering fault. A properly audible version remained unheard until 1994 when Jungle sifted through the original master-tapes and reconstructed it.
The new bonus disc 2 features alternative mixes from various s....... more