On sale now, the Grandaddy “lost” practical joke album under the moniker “Arm of Roger”. Man this shit is weird. I’m actually not sure I fully understand it yet, that is the joke part.

As with all these solid gold releases though it’ll probably go fast for Grandaddy super fans, so get one if you’re into that, and let me know WTF is going on with this one in the comments.

The Details

These will go on sale SOON! To be alerted the second they are available, please sign up on the Soild Gold Mailing list (top right corner) at: https://soildgoldwebsite.com/ and/or download the FREE PIAPTK Digital Sampler at: https://piaptk.limitedrun.com/products/10631-free-piaptk-digital-sampler.

*Note... there are a lot of people that want these. Please don't be a jerk and buy them just to flip on eBay. We will know, we will be bummed, and your karma will suffer. If you don't want it to listen to, leave it for someone who does.

Soild Gold is beyond thrilled to announce the first ever vinyl issue of Grandaddy's "lost" practical joke record, Arm of Roger: The Ham and It's Lily! Like all Soild Gold Releases, it is limited to 200 LPs and 100 cassettes sold. 165 of those LPs are on transparent gold vinyl, and 35 copies (randomly inserted into orders) are on "mustard and ketchup" vinyl to mirror the back cover of the original CD release. Includes a "hot dog girl" poster and two bumper posters, and an insert with instructions on how to affix them to your car or bicycle with wheat paste (Illustrations by Bobby Carlson).

We have 3 test pressings to be given away in a raffle. To enter the raffle, use the "pay what you
want" option and enter a value (over $15) that includes change. Grandaddy has chosen a number between .01 and .99, and the first three people to pay a value with that change amount, win the test pressing. For example, if they chose $.02 (hint: they didn't), and you paid $15.02, you win a test pressing. You have the same chance of winning whether you pay $15.02 or $250.02... However, if you
throw in a little extra, it goes to cover the cost of the beer that we drank while packing these records up.

Also Available:
Soild Gold LP 2 pack: Arm of Roger/Floating Action LP
Soild Gold Tape 3 Pack: Arm of Roger/Floating Action/Eric Slick Tapes

The Story According to Jim Fairchild (Grandaddy Guitarist, current Modest Mouse Guitarist):

In 1998 we were a comparatively small, small town concern that had been presented with a little more success and opportunity than we had imagined. I guess we’d imagined it, but it hit us differently than we’d dreamt. Along with our relative success came some additional expectations we had not anticipated. I remember a number of conversations with people from Big Cat and V2 that ran roughly along the following lines: “Summer Here Kids would have been a huge single if it wasn’t so lo fi”…”maybe next time we can get the drums to sound a little bigger”.

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