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PostSubject: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 01, 2020 4:50 pm

I find it kind of funny that I was listening to Bride's "Oddities" album a few months back and a few of you mentioned quite liking the bands mid 90's album "Drop".  I hadn't heard it before, and at the time said I might need to get a copy.  Well it looks as if Girder Music is going to oblige and reissue the album for it's 25th anniversary.  If you preorder it in the next couple of days you can get it for the low low price of just $12.99 (+ $19 s&h   Laughing).

https://girdermusic.com/collections/pre-orders/products/bride-drop-25th-anniversary-edition-cd-remastered-legends-of-rock

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 01, 2020 5:28 pm

Ok, I was only joking about the shipping but then I actually went to order it.....seems a bit steep for domestic shipping inside the U.S.
Unless they get some less expensive shipping options I won't be ordering this album.

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 01, 2020 7:14 pm

Is priority mail the only option? Seems kind of odd.
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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 01, 2020 9:46 pm

Yeah, that was the only option.  Has to be a mistake.

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 01, 2020 10:05 pm

Good album but that shipping is crazy.

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeFri Jul 03, 2020 2:03 am

Thanks for the heads-up. Think I'll wait until they resolve that shipping issue.
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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeFri Jul 03, 2020 9:27 am

That's the trouble for me.  International shipping costs the earth, okay, so maybe not that much, but at least half the earth.

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeFri Jul 03, 2020 12:37 pm

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That's the trouble for me.  International shipping costs the earth, okay, so maybe not that much, but at least half the earth.

Does it end up being more than the cost for the CD sometimes?
I remember going to pre-order an album from a Swedish band and the album was like 17euros (which is substantially more than the 15 U.S. dollars most of us in the states are used to paying).  But then they wanted another 12 or 13 euros to ship to the U.S.  I added it up and did the math and was looking at paying upwards of $32 for a new album.  
I'm used to paying $15 plus $4 or $5 for shipping in the U.S. (for a total of around $20) for domestic releases.

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeFri Jul 03, 2020 12:47 pm

They did finally get the shipping sorted out.  Looks like you have two options now (at least in the U.S.)

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeFri Jul 03, 2020 1:24 pm

Gonna sit this one out.  IMO, the original still sounds good to me.
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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeSat Jul 04, 2020 8:21 am

I am just keeping the Retroactive Records version.

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeSat Jul 04, 2020 12:29 pm

I missed the boat on the original and the Retroactive version (heck didn't even know Retroactive reissued it).  So I'm happy to be getting a cd at a decent price.

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeSat Jul 04, 2020 8:11 pm

I could be wrong, but I believe this is the first time "Drop" has been re-issued.  Really looking forward to it in that "Drop" ranks among my top 5 Bride albums.
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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeSun Jul 05, 2020 1:21 am

Staybrite wrote:
Fundy wrote:
That's the trouble for me.  International shipping costs the earth, okay, so maybe not that much, but at least half the earth.

Does it end up being more than the cost for the CD sometimes?
I remember going to pre-order an album from a Swedish band and the album was like 17euros (which is substantially more than the 15 U.S. dollars most of us in the states are used to paying).  But then they wanted another 12 or 13 euros to ship to the U.S.  I added it up and did the math and was looking at paying upwards of $32 for a new album.  
I'm used to paying $15 plus $4 or $5 for shipping in the U.S. (for a total of around $20) for domestic releases.
Yes,  I wanted to order a few CD's from Boones over the last number of years but the shipping costs more than the CD, and I'm like...

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeSun Jul 05, 2020 1:23 am

Dynamis wrote:
I could be wrong, but I believe this is the first time "Drop" has been re-issued.  Really looking forward to it in that "Drop" ranks among my top 5 Bride albums.
Yes, I think you're right.

I quite like the album.  The only thing I'm not that keen on, is the fact that it says "Bride" on the front, and I'm expecting hard rock.  If it had been a Dale Thompson solo album, then it would have worked much better.

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PostSubject: Re: Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary   Bride - Drop 25th Anniversary I_icon_minitimeSun Jul 05, 2020 6:26 am

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I quite like the album.  The only thing I'm not that keen on, is the fact that it says "Bride" on the front, and I'm expecting hard rock.  If it had been a Dale Thompson solo album, then it would have worked much better.

Agreed.  It was an abrupt transition going from the Kinetic Faith, Snakes..., Scarecrow Messiah era to the acoustic sounds of Drop.
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Staybrite wrote:
I missed the boat on the original and the Retroactive version (heck didn't even know Retroactive reissued it).  So I'm happy to be getting a cd at a decent price.


Sorry....I had a brain fart.  I meant RUGGED Records.

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