Before March 16-20, 1992
secured Uncle Tupelo's place as Commanders in Chief of the alt-country assault during the early '90s, Still Feel Gone
stated emphatically that they were no musical tumbleweeds. Though twangy, lap-steel-heavy ditties like "Watch Me Fall" and "Still Be Around" cradle a country heart, the bulk of this disc is a nod to Uncle Tupelo's garage- and punk-rock heritage. The songs find their hooks in the twittery vocals of Jay Farrar
and Jeff Tweedy
, but beware the rapid-fire drumming of Mike Heidorn. When Uncle Tupelo fires up its tribute to late Minuteman
D. Boon, you'll realize there's more to these country boys than meets the ear. This 2003 expanded and remastered version includes three unreleased demos, the "Sauget Wind" single, and their rare cover of the Soft Boys
' "I Wanna Destoy You." --Nick Heil
Their second LP, an emotional masterpiece featuring Gun; Looking For a Way Out , and Still Be Around . Includes demos of Watch Me Fall and If That's Alright and three other bonus cuts.