Listen to a Previously Unreleased Version of Bad Company’s ‘Sweet Lil’ Sister': Exclusive Premiere
Bad Company fans can get an early taste of the band's next round of reissues with a previously unreleased version of the Run With the Pack track "Sweet Lil' Sister."
This take on "Sweet Lil' Sister," which you can listen to below, is one among a full disc's worth of bonus cuts appended to Run With the Pack for its deluxe reissue, due May 26. As previously reported, the band is scheduled to re-release its Burnin' Sky LP the same day, also with an additional disc of extra music.
The Run with the Pack and Burnin' Sky reissues pick up where Bad Company left off in 2015, when the band reissued its first two albums with bonus tracks, and present an array of demos, unreleased mixes and alternate versions of songs from the vaults.
Recorded in September of 1975, this previously unheard version of "Sweet Lil' Sister" was tracked in Grasse, France, by engineer Ron Nevison. According to the press release accompanying its release, the song boasts an "overdub-free, 'live in the studio'" backing track that "illustrates what a tightly knit group of musicians Bad Company truly were."
In addition to the upcoming reissues, fans can look forward to the group's "Rock Getaway" later this year. Billed as an "all-inclusive vacation" and scheduled for Oct. 29 and Nov. 4 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico, the group's appearances are part of a slate of Rock Getaway shows booked for the venue, which is also set to host Steve Miller, Santana, Don Henley, Foreigner and a long list of other acts during the same time span. Visit the official event website for ticketing information.
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