The Black Crowes have shared the official video for their track, “Charming Mess”, which also features on the deluxe, 30th anniversary edition of their classic debut album, Shake Your Money Maker, which is set for release on February 26 through UMe/American Recordings.
The memorable “Charming Mess” video is made up of archival tour footage shot during the tour in support of Shake Your Money Maker. You can check the video out below.
Band founders, brothers Chris and Rich Robinson, with original producer George Drakoulias, oversaw the creation of the Shake Your Money Maker re-release. Most exciting are the 4LP and 3CD Super Deluxe versions, which includes the original album, remastered; 3 never-before-heard studio recordings; 2 unreleased demos from the band’s early incarnation as Mr. Crowe’s Garden; B-sides; a spectacular, high-energy 14-song unreleased concert recorded in their hometown of Atlanta, GA in December 1990; reproductions of an early Mr. Crowe’s Garden show flyer, setlist and tour laminate; a 4″ Crowes patch; and a 20-page book with liner notes by David Fricke.
A 2CD deluxe version has the remastered album along with the unreleased studio songs, demos, and B-sides. There are also standard 1CD and single LP versions that are the mastered version of the original.
Shake Your Money Maker was released originally in 1990, a time when rock was largely dominated by cheesy pop and hair metal. The Black Crowes gave the genre a much-needed swift kick in the ass with their debut album. That album, fueled by singles “Jealous Again,” “Twice As Hard,” “She Talks To Angels,” and a rollicking cover of fellow Georgian Otis Redding’s “Hard To Handle,” the band immediately took the music world by storm, selling over 5 million records and topping Rolling Stone’s “Best New American Band Readers Poll” in late 1990.
Shake Your Money Maker is out on February 26 and can be pre-ordered here.