Fire on the Bayou

The Meters

Fire on the Bayou is a AAA reissue of The Meters' sixth studio album, originally released in 1975. We have it on Aqua Blue Galaxy vinyl.

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This record was pressed by VMP and you can't get this specific variation anywhere else.

Exclusive Features

color Aqua Blue Galaxy
foil stamped Yes
mastering engineer Ryan Smith
mastering studio Sterling Sound
numbered Yes
remastering details (AAA) Lacquers Cut From the Original Master Tapes

Other Features

exclusive VMP Exclusive
jacket style Tip-On
jacket type Single
label Reprise
pressing location GZ Vinyl
release type Reissue

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Former VMP Essentials and New Orleans funk band The Meters released their 1975 sixth studio album, Fire on the Bayou as a direct follow up to Rejuvenation, VMP's December 2021 Essentials Record of the Month. Fire on the Bayou is the band's first album that features Cyrill Neville as a member. The record includes a number of The Meters' hits, including "Out In The Country," the album's titular song, "They All Ask'd For You" and more.

This VMP exclusive reissue of The Meters' Fire on the Bayou is pressed on 180g Aqua Blue Galaxy vinyl at GZ and will arrive in a single tip-on, foil stamped and numbered, matte finish jacket. It's a AAA reissue with lacquers cut from the original master tapes by Ryan Smith of Sterling Sound.

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Fire on the Bayou

The Meters

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