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"7&7iS ……. 14? Your favorite highball? The blitz proto-punk 1966 single by the group Love? The number 77 separated with an ampersand to indicate that something is in the middle, separating and fragmenting its numerical unity? The 77s with some members missing seeking to capitalize on the band’s logo as a clever marketing ruse in order to disguise and then sell what are technically non-77s records to their fiercely loyal fan base? Any of these answers, in any combination or taken all together, are correct. Or not." ~ John J Thompson for 33andathird.net

For those keeping score, in 2014 Lo-Fidelity Records and Michael Roe remastered, expanded, and reissued Mike's beloved and often misunderstood solo 1990 outing, More Miserable Than You'll Ever Be.  What was it?  What is it? We still don't know...but an interview with the key players, then and now, can be found here ~ 

http://www.33andathird.net/what-is-was-7-and-7-is/

So are we reissuing the project again?  No...not really...sort of.  Back in 2014 we bypassed Kickstarter and ran a month long preorder on Mike's Bandcamp page which included an updated box-set and 7" vinyl.  At the time, doing the full length album on vinyl wasn't financially feasible, but it is now.  The point of this campaign is to reissue the album on vinyl, as well as offer left-over exclusives from the 2014 pre-order that we've had in "the vault" and were otherwise unable to offer...

We're running this campaign a bit differently than others in that we're telling fans from the start what the stretch goal will be, should we hit our initial goal of $10,000.  As follows:

$10,000 Goal - If we hit goal, the More Miserable album will be reissued on a single 12" record.  
Track list:
Miserable
U U U U
The Treasure in You
Come & Gone
Jesus [live]
Can't Get Over It [live]
What Was in That Letter [vocal rehearsal]
Do It for Love [stadium mix]
Don't Say Goodbye [demo version]
Tattoo
Miserable [cover version] 

$15,000 Stretch Goal - If we hit the stretch goal, the More Miserable album will automatically expand for everyone to be reissued on two 12" records in a deluxe gatefold jacket with the second LP containing the best of the bonus tracks from the 2014 reissue, including one yet to be named track, previously unreleased and exclusive to this vinyl pressing.

LP1
Miserable
U U U U
 The Treasure in You
Come & Gone
Jesus [live]
Can't Get Over It [live]
What Was in That Letter [vocal rehearsal]
Do It for Love [stadium mix]
Don't Say Goodbye [demo version]
Tattoo Miserable [cover version]

LP2
Do It for Love [vocal rehearsal] 
What Was in That Letter [vocal rehearsal take 2] 
Frames Without Photographs [vocal rehearsal] 
God Sends Quails [cover version] 
(Previously Unreleased Mystery Track) 
Isn't It Always Something 
This House 
Save It 
Burning My Row Boat 
Collector 

More Miserable Than You'll Ever Be Kickstarter VINYL Reissue Facts:
What can you tell me about the vinyl colors:
For this campaign we're offering basic black for the vinyl purists, and then in keeping with the "pop art" color scheme on the More Miserable album cover, we're offering split color variations of black/pink, orange/pink, and green/pink.  Should be cool...

What is the track-list for the signed Deluxe CD Reissue you are offering? - 
The complete 24 song track-list can be found at this link! (You can even listen to the album while you browse...) 

https://the77s.bandcamp.com/album/more-miserable-than-youll-ever-be-deluxe

More Miserable (Deluxe) 2 CD Set
More Miserable (Deluxe) 2 CD Set

Do you know what the More Miserable T-Shirt will look like? - Yes, we're going to re-create the More Miserable shirt we offered back in 2014. The shirt will be available in ladies sizes Small through XL, and Mens sizes Small through 5XL. 

More Miserable Shirt
More Miserable Shirt

 

Can you tell me how the tracks differ on the two different Misery Loves Company albums?
The Deluxe version was included in the 2014 box set. It had less tracks than the general market release, but the trackless differed significantly. Only 100 replicated copies were made of the Deluxe version. (This is NOT a CDR.)

2014 Deluxe Box Set Version
2014 Deluxe Box Set Version

The general market release contains the following tracks:

General Market Version
General Market Version


Can you tell me what all I get in the MOST MISERABLE THAT YOU COULD EVER BE level? ~ Sure...  You'll get More Miserable on 12" vinyl, one 7&7iS sticker, one replica More Miserable Than You'll Ever Be button, one Misery Loves Company" button, and three 7&7iS guitar picks. You'll get a More Miserable T-Shirt (seen above), signed copies of the deluxe More Miserable CD (seen above), both versions of Misery Loves Company (seen above), one set of album cover "pop art" prints, (4 total prints, suitable for framing) the exclusive signed 7", and the handmade wooden 7" box. 

Sticker, Buttons & Picks
Sticker, Buttons & Picks

 

Hey Little Girl / I Saw The Light 7" held up to a bright light.  The 7" is closer to a green color when not illuminated.
Hey Little Girl / I Saw The Light 7" held up to a bright light. The 7" is closer to a green color when not illuminated.

 

Wooden 7" Box (Front)
Wooden 7" Box (Front)

 

Wooden 7" Box (Back)
Wooden 7" Box (Back)

When will everything ship? - This is the million dollar question of every campaign. Everything will ship when the vinyl completes manufacturing. Manufacturing takes 4-6 months. This project will probably ship in February 2018 at the earliest, and April 2018 at the latest.

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